The philosopher who held absolute power. How did he act virtuously? Peter Adamson explains in his podcast.

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http://www.PhilosophersNotes.com Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. In this PN TV episode, we’re gonna have fun with some Big Ideas from Marcus Aurelius: the (Roman) Emperor – (Stoic) Philosopher and his classic book “Meditations.” Hope you love it!

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Marcus Aurelius wrote Meditations in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. These memos survive and continue to inspire others to this day. These writings take the form of quotations varying in length from one sentence to long paragraphs. He explicates the Stoic philosophy that […]

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We continue reading Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. This week we continue by reading book 4. *** 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 More information on the Stoically Speaking host Steven Umbrello can be found on […]

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A podcast by Peter Adamson about Marcus Aurelius, the Stoic Philosopher and Mithraic Saint, The Philosopher King who held absolute power.

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Let’s keep in touch! Blog | http://evemodmann.wordpress.com/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/DenieveManning Google + | https://plus.google.com/u/0/ Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/DenieveM ****************************************************************** Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (Marcus Aurelius: 26 April 121 AD — 17 March 180 AD), Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus’ death in 169. He was […]

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Moral Letters to Lucilius by the Roman Stoic Philosopher Seneca. Letter 66 – On Various Aspects of Virtue 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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Get your free audiobook or ebook: http://appgame.space/mabk/30/en/B00HFQJQXY/book Christopher Gill provides a new translation and commentary on the first half of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, and a full introduction to the Meditations as a whole. The Meditations constitute a unique and remarkable work, a reflective diary or notebook by a Roman emperor, that is based on Stoic […]

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