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In this conversation Caleb speaks with Greg Lopez. Greg is a practicing secular Buddhist and Stoic. He’s also the co-author, with Massimo Pigliucci, of A Handbook for New Stoics.

They discuss Greg’s struggle to combine the two philosophies, and different accounts of mindfulness.

Greg's Stoicon 2020 talk

(02:12) Buddhism and Stoicism

(12:25) Daily Practice

(16:05) Varieties of Mindfulness

(21:20) Stoic Mindfulness

(33:13) The Notion of Self

(38:21) Karma

(42:45) Eclecticism

Become more Stoic with the Stoa app.

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