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Roman stoicism

E. Vernon Arnold

Roman stoicism

being lectures on the history of the stoic philosophy with special reference to its development within the Roman Empire.

by E. Vernon Arnold

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Published by Humanities Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1911.

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Open LibraryOL13662878M

The Stoics - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. ‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among all classes of society.   How to Think Like A Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius by Donald Robertson St. Martin’s Press. Donald Robertson begins this book with his tumultuous and troubled youth, getting into trouble, and the death of his : DT Strain.

  1 Comment on Free Download of New Stoic Therapy Toolkit (PDF) I’m very pleased to announce that after months in preparation my new Stoic Therapy Toolkit has been published. This is a five-page summary of core Stoic psychological practices. A Great Book to listen about Stoicism Very helpful with useful hints and tips. Would recommend buying this title. Clear narration and calm speaker. Well guided and book gives a clear overview of all the key Stoic ideas and how their application can lead to a happier life.

  Donald Robertson is a cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist and writer. He is the author of six books on philosophy and psychotherapy, including How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius ().. What is your work about? A cartoon from Robertson’s : Nathan Eckstrand. Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, psychotherapist Donald Robertson weaves stories of Marcus’ life from the Roman histories together with explanations of Stoicism - its .


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While not focusing uniquely on Stoicism, this book is a key text in understanding how philosophy is more than an academic discipline isolated from real life, but something to guide us and. This book made me want to write two or three reviews about it. On one hand it is a careful, lucid investigation into the ways the Roman Stoics tried to put their philosophical ideas into the practise of their politics, their friendships, their marriages and their by: The reason it’s called A New Stoicism is because unlike, for example, the Buddhist tradition, or even the Christian tradition, Stoicism was interrupted by the fall of the Roman Empire.

The golden years for Stoic philosophy was five centuries, give or take, from BCE to the second century. The starting point of any new pursuit is critical. Stoicism is no difference. Picking up the wrong book can derail even the most interested student. So where should someone start with Stoicism.

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The book has a blend of Marcus' life, Roman history, cognitive therapy, philosophy, and psychology. This book taught me much more about Marcus' brother Lucius, who I could relate to prior to my crisis. Lucius would overindulgence in pleasures, which eventually killed him at age 39 (my current age in ).

Donald explains in stoic fashion/5(). Stoicism, a school of thought that flourished in Greek and Roman antiquity. It was one of the loftiest and most sublime philosophies in the record of Western civilization.

In urging participation in human affairs, Stoics have always believed that the goal of all inquiry is to provide a mode of conduct characterized by tranquillity of mind and certainty of moral worth.

Though stoicism had found its way to Rome as early as the 2nd century BCE, it was formally introduced to Rome by Cicero ( - 43 BCE), a Roman. The emphasis on social and familial embeddedness captures a genuine dimension of Stoicism and one that is often understated or undervalued by scholars The book is written in an accessible and informative style that will make it useful to scholars and students of Roman social history as well as ancient philosophy.".

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius () I wanted to make sure my next book on Stoicism was something quite different. In the ancient world philosophy was taught through dialogues, letters, lectures, essays, and so on.

Runar Thorsteinsson’s book comparing Christianity and Stoicism in Rome in the first two centuries a.d. is a substantive contribution in what is a rapidly expanding field of scholarship comparing the NT and Hellenistic moral philosophy. To introduce his book, Thorsteinsson notes that from the earliest period of Christian history, Stoicism and Christianity were thought by many to have.

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It is not a. "How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius" is a new work by Donald Robertson on Stoicism through the lens of Marcus Aurelius. As a change of pace, I listened to the audiobook of it, as it was read by the author and I often enjoy hearing authors read their own works/5.

Roman Stoicism, first published inoffers an authoritative introduction to this fascinating chapter in the history of Western philosophy, which throughout the 20 th century has been rediscovered and rehabilitated among philosophers, theologians and intellectual historians.

Stoicism played a significant part in Roman history via the public figures who were its Author: Edward Vernon Arnold. Finally, we can look at the Roman Imperial period from the first Roman emperor, Augustus, who studied Stoicism, down to the last famous Stoic of the ancient world, the emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Socrates (Classical Athens) Most people think of Socrates (– BC) as a bearded but balding, pot bellied, old philosopher. Book Review: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor is a book that will put your mind in ancient Rome, as well as other writings about Stoicism, meditation, : Matt Fay.

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A good point regarding books about Stoicism is that we have access to original writings from Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. Stoicism - Stoicism - Later Roman Stoicism: The Middle Stoa, which flourished in the 2nd and early 1st centuries bce, was dominated chiefly by two philosophers of Rhodes: Panaetius, its founder, and his disciple Poseidonius.

Panaetius organized a Stoic school in Rome before returning to Athens, and Poseidonius was largely responsible for an emphasis on the religious. This book struck me first and foremost as having been written with exceptional verbal clarity and precision.

Perhaps that’s due in part to the author’s knowledge of rhetoric and his interest in the law. I really enjoyed the book. It’s a valuable and well-written addition to the growing body of literature on Stoicism. Roman Stoicism. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Vernon Arnold.

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Be the first. Similar Items. This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.

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