Tag: STOICISM

Michael Tremblay | Philosophical Training with Epictetus

In this episode Simon Drew speaks to Michael Tremblay (PhD) – philosopher and contributor to the Stoa Meditation app. Website: https://www.tremblaymichael.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MikeTremblay Academia: https://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/people/michael-tremblay Stoa Meditation App: https://stoameditation.com/

Prof. Joseph Siracusa | The Coming War with China?

In this episode, Simon speaks with Prof. Joseph Siracusa about the potential threat of a war with China. Prof. Joseph Siracusa is the professor of Political History and International Diplomacy at Curtin University. Born and raised in Chicago and a long time resident of Australia, Joseph studied at the University of Denver and the University of Vienna […]

Inspiration Session III. Kai Whiting on Proving our Claims, The Stoic God, and How We Develop Virtue

In the third episode of our Inspiration Sessions, we hear from Kai Whiting. Kai is the author of “Being Better: Stoicism for a World Worth Living in”, a postdoctoral researcher in Stoicism and sustainability, and a current contributor to The Walled Garden. Kai gives an example of what he seeks to offer to The Walled […]

Inspiration Session II. Jacob Bush on Nature, Humanism, and Finding Purpose

This episode is the first of what will be four inspiration sessions within The Walled Garden. These sessions are designed to allow each contributing founder of The Walled Garden (Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush) to share what it is that they’d like to contribute to The Walled Garden community.  Today, we’re […]

The Stoic God | Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos

Kai Whiting, Leonidas Konstantakos, and Simon Drew discuss the Stoic God, 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 and […]

Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, Jacob Bush, & Simon Drew Introduce The Walled Garden

This is the first episode of the revamped Practical Stoic Podcast, now The Walled Garden Podcast. In this episode, Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush discuss their new collaboration, as well as the vision and mission of The Walled Garden, and the symbolism behind the name.

Stoic Cosmopolitanism with Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos

In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss ancient Stoic cosmopolitanism and its psychological benefits and philosophical grounding. 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 […]

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 […]

Stoicism & Love | Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos

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 […]

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