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 […]
In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss the ancient Stoic approach to love and its natural course, as well as its use for the Sage. 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 […]
“Memento Mori” is the phrase commonly used in Stoicism to encourage a remembrance of death and of what death means in relation to our lives, and in this episode Simon discusses Seneca’s thoughts on death and learning how to die.