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In this conversation, Michael Tremblay and Erlend MacGillivray take a deep dive into Stoic history and the life of Epictetus.

It’s an excellent discussion for anyone looking to enrich their knowledge of ancient history and situate the Stoics in their time.

(01:20) Getting Into Stoicism

(05:33) Epictetus

(10:26) Epictetus's World

(13:34) Philosophy in Rome

(20:51) Epictetus's Students

(45:40) Stoics and Lay People

(01:03:30) Popularization vs Elitism

(01:10:08) What's Next

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Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.