Tag: nature

Nancy Sherman on Stoic Emotion and Seneca’s Humanity

Nancy Sherman | Stoic Emotion and Seneca’s Humanity ABOUT OUR GUESTNancy Sherman is University Professor and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University.  Sherman is a New York Times Notable Author. Her books include Afterwar, The Untold War, and Stoic Warriors.  From 1997-1999, she served as inaugural holder of the Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the […]

Donald Robertson | Stoicism and Modern Psychology

Donald Robertson | Stoicism and Modern Psychology ABOUT OUR GUESTDonald is a cognitive-behavioural therapist, trainer and writer.  He’s the author of six books on philosophy and psychotherapy. The latest, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, was recently reviewed in The Wall Street Journal and became the #1 best […]

Gregory B. Sadler | Core Principles of Stoicism

Gregory B. Sadler | Core Principles of Stoicism ABOUT OUR GUESTGreg Sadler is a practical philosopher who offers consulting, coaching, and speaking through his company ReasonIO.  He is also the editor of Stoicism Today, co-host of the radio show Wisdom for Life, and the producer of the Half Hour Hegel series.  His popular YouTube channel […]

Prof. Massimo Pigliucci | The History of Stoicism

Prof. Massimo Pigliucci | The History of Stoicism ABOUT OUR GUESTProf. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the philosophy […]

The Core Ideas of Stoicism

The Core Ideas of Stoicism EPISODE NOTESIn this episode Simon Drew gives a concise overview of the core ideas of Stoicism. He starts with the main goal of Stoicism, which is to align with nature. He then gives an overview of the way in which we can get to that goal, and then lays out […]

A Brief History of Stoicism

A Brief History of Stoicism About the Episode | A Brief History of Stoicism Stoicism began as one of the major schools of philosophy within the Hellenistic period in the mediterranean. For context, Hellenistic literally means “one who uses the Greek language”. This period is marked to have started around the death of Alexander the Great […]

Welcome to the Practical Stoic Podcast 2.0

Welcome to the Practical Stoic Podcast 2.0 In this episode Simon Drew welcomes you to the new and improved Practical Stoic Podcast. You can now look forward to many interviews with some of the smartest minds in Stoicism and philosophy today, along with a new feel for the podcast. It’s no longer just about teaching […]