Disciplines, Fields, and Virtues: The Full Stoic System in One Neat Package

The statue of Marcus Aurelius Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome / Photo by Jeff, CC BY-NC-ND By Dr. Massimo Pigliucci / 12.11.2017 Professor of Philosophy City University of New York I’ve been studying Stoicism as a practical philosophy fairly intensely for several years now, and up until recently I accepted what has become received wisdom in the modern Stoicism[…]

On the Nature of the Stoic Sage

The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates By Dr. Massimo Pigliucci / 08.23.2017 Professor of Philosophy City University of New York Two Definitions of Wisdom The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates Let’s start a series of commentaries on a book by René Brouwer, an assistant professor at the School[…]