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“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.