Stoic Meditations

Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. More at https://massimopigliucci.com. Please consider supporting Stoic Meditations. (cover art by Marek Škrabák; original music by Ian Jolin-Rasmussen, www.jolinras.info). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support

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episode 11: Read well, not a lot


Seneca reminds us that reading is serious business, and that time is limited. Choose well the authors in whose company you wish to spend time.


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episode 12: Don’t sell your soul cheap!


Epictetus asks us at what price we are willing to sell our soul, and advises us to aim for the highest one possible.


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episode 13: Opinions cannot hurt you


Marcus is summarizing here some of the most important concepts of Stoicism, especially why we should pity, and not get upset with, people when they make mistakes.


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episode 14: Philosophy is about doing


Musonius Rufus says that philosophers should speak clearly, and most of all should live the way they talk.


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episode 15: On dealing with nasty people


Hierocles reminds us how to best respond to another human being who has ill feelings toward us.


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episode 16: Find wisdom wherever it is


Seneca wanders into Epicurean territory, as a scout, not a traitor.


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episode 17: Virtue is a matter of practice


Epictetus says that we become virtuous in the same way as athletes and musicians become more proficient at what they do: by constant practice.


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episode 18: Use your time well...


Marcus reminds us that our life is short, and that we don’t really know what day will be our last. So why not use our time in the best possible way?


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episode 19: On wealth and virtue


Seneca tells Lucilius that wealth should be limited, something that exposed him to charges of hypocrisy. Regardless, what is the relationship between wealth and virtue?


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episode 20: Don’t argue with stones


Epictetus says that some people hardens their opinions into stones. It’s their problem, don’t waste your time arguing with them.


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