Professor Anthony Long of Berkeley College is perhaps the foremost expert on Stoicism in academia today. In the second part of this talk, he further explores Marcus Aurelius’ ideas of the self, identity and God. If you’re interested in Stoicism in modern society, and how people try to use it today, check out my book, […]

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“Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius (affiliate link) ►►►http://amzn.to/23Tf4xE ================================================= In this video we examine the techniques that the Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius used to help diminish the impact of negative emotions in order to live a more fulfilling life. ================================================= Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/academyofideas A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic […]

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This edition of StoicAF is a short interpretation of Book 2, Passage 12 of Marcus Aurelius’s personal journals published as Meditations. It is meant to be used as a quick negative visualization on life’s brevity and the futility of worrying too much about the past or the future, unless it is to prepare for the […]

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In this episode we continue with the series of readings of the Hicks brothers translation of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. This episode is a reading of Book II *** If you enjoyed this podcast don’t forget to check out Stoically Speaking’s official website for more resources on Stoic philosophy http://stoicallyspeaking.org/ Follow Stoically Speaking on Twitter: @SpeakStoically […]

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Moral Letters to Lucilius by the Roman Stoic Philosopher Seneca. Letter 57 – On the Trials of Travel My blog: http://www.gbwwblog.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822 Seneca, Lucilius, Philosophy, Morality, Ethics, Stoicism, Stoic, Stoics, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Cicero, Nero, Chrysippus, Cleanthes, Zeno, Citium, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, […]

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The Meditations consist of 12 books written by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. They were his personal writings and seem to have served as a reminder for him to uphold a principle & moral based life. The writing possesses a strong Stoic orientation and insight into the mind of a ruler who governed one of […]

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Stoicism Week 2014 runs from the 24th to the 30th of November. Each day during Stoic Week, I’m planning on producing and releasing a video. In this video, I discuss selected chapters from a classic text by one of the Late Stoics, the Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. The chapters I’m focusing on here all have […]

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