Read Stoicism TodayAuthor PatrickUssher – groundhogwalking.co.uk

Stoicism Today From Stoic ethics to emotions, from Stoic mayors and mindfulness to practical philosophy, parenting, psychotherapy and prisons, from Star Trek and Socrates to Stoic lawyers, literature and living in general, this book brings together a wide ranging collection of reflections on living the Stoic life today You ll read advice on coping with adversity, reflections on happiness and the good life and powerful personal testimonies of putting Stoicism into practise But you ll also read about the links between Stoicism and psychotherapy, Stoicism and mindfulness meditation and the unexpected places Stoicism can pop up in modern culture This book will be of interest to both academics and non academics alike and is about the varied ways in which the 2,300 year old philosophy as a way of life remains relevant to the concerns and needs of the present day. Download Stoicism Today – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Here I am again, picking at the bones of the old world, searching for answers in the gristle.There seem to be two poles that existential philosophy hangs between On one end, there is an ultimate meaning to everything On the other, there s chaos and randomness Those who believe in a greater meaning tend to getdone, while the people who believe in a meaningless world pay tribute to hedonism.I get the feeling, though, that the real hedonists put their books down a...

  2. This book is very useful for readers who are interested in getting a nuanced picture of Stoicism The scope is not solely academic, but also testimonies of people who have successfully managed to incorporate this philosophy into their daily life a.o medical professionals, but also parents, a teacher and a mayor.Especially the testimony of Helen Rudd touched me She was brain damaged in a car accident and was in a coma for thre...

  3. My expectation for his book was pretty much academic, but it turned out to be the most unexpected, practical, sort of self help book on implementing several stoic practices into daily activities The book covers a wide range of areas where stoic approach can be applied.Some quotes All you need to muster, in order to benefit from Epictetus s advice here, is some level of appreciation for finding yourself alive in a cosmos you did not create and in which you are given, along with your share of tr My expectation for his book was pretty much academic, but it turned out to be the most unexpected, practical, sort of self help book on implementing several stoic practices into daily activities The book covers a wide range of areas where stoic approach can be applied.Some quotes All you need to muster, in order to benefit from Epictetus s advice here, is some level of appreciation for finding yourself alive in a cosmos you did not create and in which you are given, along with your share of trouble and strife, bountiful opportunities for wonder and joy Wisdom, for Stoics, is not an internal trait of which you have a set amount, but is rather the manner in which you approach the circumstances of life In the end, nothing can really touch t...

  4. Great selection of writings about Stoicism I m reading the second book now.

  5. Some of my blog posts are featured in this book along with some of my husband s, so it feels a little hypocritical to rate, but I have rated this based on the other articles I have found it a broad examination of the interest in Stoicism in our modern world ...

  6. An excellent collection of essays on Stoicism as it is understood and practiced today I follow many of the authors of these essays, and I am continually impressed by their insight into Stoicism and how it i...

  7. A good eclectic collection of articles on Stoic Philosophy taken from the excellent blog of the same name A good read for anyone interested in Stoicism All of the articles may not appeal to all readers, but there is, I think, something for everyone.

  8. Had A Calming EffectAfter getting through some of the stories I was able to gain some perspective on what it means to be stoic and utilize some stoic principles in my own life.