Category Archives: Stoicism

Stoic Lessons from the Lower Wisconsin River by Charles Rathmann and Kai Whiting

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Stoicon 2021 Speaker Interview – Massimo Pigliucci

Interview with Massimo Pigliucci Read more

The STOIC – September 2021

THE STOIC is a monthly online publication of The Stoic Gym. The Modern Stoicism organization is partnering with the Stoic Gym (and if you look at the teams for both, you’ll see some overlap in membership). Read more

Stoicon 2021 Panelist Interview – Kevin Vost

As we lead up to Stoicon 2021, held online again this year on October 9 (don't forget to save the date!), we are continuing our tradition of running interviews with the Stoicon speakers, workshop providers, panelists, and organizers. Read more

Living as if Your Life Depended on It: Choosing a Philosophical Life by Sharon Lebell

Flourishing is a great place to start any consideration of a philosophical life, because that’s what Stoics aim at. However, let’s briefly shift our conversation from our own flourishing as individuals with the help of Stoic practice to the flourishing of modern Stoic philosophy itself. Read more

Stoicon-X Events This Fall

For a number of years now, in addition to the main Stoicon conference, followed by Stoic Week, local organizations, schools, and institutions have hosted their own events. Early on these were listed as "Stoic Week" events, but in recent years they have developed into Stoicon-X events. Read more

Do Stoic Ethics Depend On The Stoic Worldview? by Chris Gill

A question sometimes raised is whether being a Modern Stoic requires you to adopt the Stoic worldview as well as Stoic ethical principles. At first sight, this is a rather strange question. Read more

Meet Stoicism Today’s New Assistant Editor, Harald Kavli

As an organization, we have been fortunate at Modern Stoicism to enjoy considerable continuity over the years. Quite a few of the original team members are still actively involved in the organization and its activities. A few have since moved on to other projects and prospects, but in their place more team members have been added. Read more