“Stoicism is not so much an ethic as it is a paradoxical recipe for happiness.”
Caleb speaks with Allan from What Is Stoicism about the practice of Stoicism as a philosophy of daily life.
They discuss how they think about Stoicism, the work of Pierre Hadot, underrated ideas in Stoicism, and their Stoic practices.
(00:33) Allan's Story
(04:59) What Is Stoicism?
(10:54) An Underrated Stoic Idea
(18:18) Stoic Exercises
(28:06) Widening The Domain of Being
(31:48) Philosophy As Gardening
(35:10) Refined Selfishness
(39:55) Stoic Meditation
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Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.