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 570: The COVID-19 pandemic: a Stoic take


Stoicism is a practical philosophy. Let's see what it tells us about such an unusual situation as the COVID-19 pandemic. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-18  10m
 
 

episode 571: On private property


The Stoic take on private property is that it isn't really property: it's on temporary loan from the universe. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-19  2m
 
 

episode 572: Our social duties


Cicero explains how the wise person is supposed to be involved in society, politics, and family. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-20  3m
 
 

episode 573: On friendship


Friendship is intrinsically choice-worthy, going beyond just instrumental value. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-23  2m
 
 

episode 574: The virtues of sound reasoning and scientific understanding


The Stoics adopted four ethical virtues, but also two epistemic ones: good reasoning and scientific understanding. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-24  3m
 
 

episode 575: Live according to nature


Cicero provides three interpretations of the famous Stoic motto, live according to nature. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-25  3m
 
 

episode 576: What wisdom is for


Wisdom is what allows us to use everything well. Things like money or education have no intrinsic value, they become valuable if we use them correctly. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-26  2m
 
 

episode 577: The interplay between nature and wisdom


Cicero deploys a beautiful metaphor to encapsulate the Stoic theory of moral developmental psychology. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-27  2m
 
 

episode 578: Live in the here and now


Musonius Rufus reminds us that we can, and should, only live in the present. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-30  2m
 
 

episode 579: Criticizing tyrants is not enough


Musonius Rufus reminds us that we might have the same bad inclinations as other people, so we should start working on ourselves first. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support


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 2020-03-31  2m