Learn the strengths and risks of Socratic method.
A conversation on ancient Romans, current politics, risk, and art of public speech.
The good, bad, and provocative of the bestselling modern book on Stoicism.
On happiness, reframing, and the nature of a meaningful life.
A discussion on moral realism
Michael and Caleb discuss how Aristo of Chios challenged the orthodox Stoics, how the orthodox Stoics responded, and what they think about the challenges today.
A practical discussion with a leading investor on how to use Stoicism to accomplish your goals.
Michael and Caleb review Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules for Life.
How to navigate our roles and responsibilities as Stoics, Tanner's journey from being skeptical of Stoicism to a Stoic advocate, and Tanner's relationship with the Stoic God as the former host of an atheism podcast.
Are you even Stoic if you don't take ice-baths or fast?
Why do you do things you know you shouldn’t?
A discussion on the Epicurean life.
A conversation on Traditional Stoicism: its religious aspects, the Stoic God, and what modern Stoics miss from the ancient philosophy.
I speak with Scott Aikin, a philosopher at Vanderbilt University. This marks Aiken's third appearance on Stoa Conversations. During this episode, we delve into significant philosophical challenges to Stoicism, including
Caleb and Michael do a close reading of Meditations 3.2 - 3.4.
A conversation on Rome as an analogy to the politics of today, Stoicism, Covid, and much more.
How can you remain Stoic when everyone around you has lost their head?
Mimetic theory is essential for Stoics to know because it explains why we end up wanting so many things that are outside of our control.
What's the Stoic view on active euthanasia?
What’s required for freedom? What does self-respect demand?
The Roman Socrates on the division between theory and practice, Spartan minimalism, and egalitarianism.
A conversation on ideas of renewal, beauty, and order, what it means to be civilized, and what it means to be human.
Why did the Stoics believe what you think is up to you? What are the components of thought? Caleb Ontiveros and Michael Tremblay discuss that in this episode. We start
How Nietzsche challenges us to do better in this digital age.
Using Stoicism to overcome the ego, imposter syndrome, and fear of rejection that comes both with pursuing any craft.