Tag: PHILOSOPHY

Jack Visnjic | The Invention of Duty

Jack Visnjic is a classicist and historian of philosophy interested in uncovering longterm patterns in history. He has a B.A. in classics and mathematics from Columbia University and a PhD in ancient philosophy from Princeton. His book, The Invention of Duty, explores the origins of the notion of ‘moral duty’ in Greco-Roman antiquity, and claims that the […]

Hansa Bergwall | Meditating on Death for a Meaningful Life

Hansa Bergwall is a co-founder of the WeCroak App and host of the WeCroak Podcast. His mission is to use death salience mindfulness to remind people that life is short and precious. Website: www.wecroak.com Twitter: @buzznature, @wecroakapp

Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos | The Circles of Concern

In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss the Stoic principle of the circles of concern. To hear the entire conversation, including the Q&A with other Patreon members who were also in attendance, go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/. About Kai Whiting: Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and […]

John Kobik | Living with Purpose and Finding Your Chi

In this episode, Simon speaks with John Kobik — host of the Chi for Yourself Podcast. About John: For 47 of his 70 years, John Kobik has been connected to “the media.” When he was 8 years old he knew what I wanted to do with his life. He began in radio, but he’s also […]

The Equality of Errors with Kai Whiting and Leonidas Konstantakos

In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss the Stoic position that there is an equality of errors, meaning that no error is worse or better than any other, but that all are equally wayward. To hear the entire conversation, including the Q&A with other Patreon members who were also in attendance, go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/. […]

Sharon Lebell | Rescuing Philosophy from the Philosophers, and Virtue from the Sanctimonious

In this episode, Sharon and I discuss our new Patreon/Podcast collaboration: The Walled Garden. This is an idea that we’ve been mulling over for a few months now, and it’s time to spill the beans! You can follow along with new fortnightly episodes at patreon.com/simonjedrew/ About Sharon Lebell: For over 25 years Sharon Lebell’s international […]

The Unity of Virtue with Kai Whiting and Leonidas Konstantakos

Kai Whiting, Leonidas Konstantakos, and Simon Drew discuss the dichotomy of control, followed by a conversation/Q&A with members of Simon’s Patreon community. About Kai Whiting: Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and blogs over at StoicKai.com.  About Leonidas Konstantakos: Leonidas Konstantakos is a PhD candidate working on Stoicism […]

Caleb Ontiveros | Finding Calm and Resilience Through Stoicism

Caleb Ontiveros is the founder of Stoa. He received his MA in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and has worked at several startups. Get the Stoa app: stoameditation.com Caleb’s Website: calebontiveros.com Caleb’s Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-ontiveros/ Caleb’s Twitter: twitter.com/calebmontiveros/

The Dichotomy of Control with Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos

Kai Whiting, Leonidas Konstantakos, and Simon Drew discuss the dichotomy of control, followed by a conversation/Q&A with members of Simon’s Patreon community. About Kai Whiting: Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and blogs over at StoicKai.com.  About Leonidas Konstantakos: Leonidas Konstantakos is a PhD candidate working on […]

Irene Regini from Satura Lanx | Seneca’s Latin Style

Irene Regini teaches Greek and Latin, and she’s constantly trying to get better at both. That’s why she’s founded Satura Lanx, where she shares short Latin lessons and courses. She also has a podcast on easy Latin, hoping that they are useful to those who are just beginning learning Latin, or who already know the […]