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 559: Intentions vs consequences


Unlike much modern thinking in moral philosophy, Stoicism is about intentions. Which doesn't mean Stoics don't care about consequences. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-03  3m
 
 

episode 560: Aristotelianism vs Stoicism


Aristotelianism and Stoicism differ in their conceptions of eudaimonia, the kind of life we should pursue. In a sense, they are both right. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-04  3m
 
 

episode 562: More on Aristotelians vs Stoics


Cicero explains how Aristotelians and Stoics treat externals, such as health, wealth, and so on. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-06  3m
 
 

episode 563: The drowning man metaphor


Virtue is all or nothing, and yet we can make progress toward it. How does this Stoic paradox work? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-09  2m
 
 

episode 564: Stoicism, Cynicism, and Aristotelianism


Stoicism occupies a logical space between the kin philosophies of Cynicism and Aristotelianism. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-10  3m
 
 

episode 565: Why some indifferents are preferred


Cicero tells us that some indifferents are preferred for their own sake, some for the results they bring, some for both reasons. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-11  3m
 
 

episode 566: On fame: Chrysippus agrees with Diogenes


Despite the fact that Stoics and Cynics treated externals differently, apparently both Chrysippus and Diogenes thought fame not worth stretching a finger for. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-12  2m
 
 

episode 567: On suicide


Cicero explains what criterion the Stoic uses to decide whether to walk through the open door. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-13  3m
 
 

episode 568: Expanding our circle of concerns


We learn the rudiments of ethics within our family. But we cannot stop there. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-16  3m
 
 

episode 569: Sociability, not pleasure


Cicero proposes a simple argument for why sociability, not pleasure, is the ultimate human desire. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-17  2m