Cato the Younger – the most interesting Stoic ever?

Who was Cato The Younger? Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis is a name that may well come up when you Google the word ‘Stoic,’ but you won’t find a list of comprehensive philosophical works by the man. Rather, Cato the Younger is famed for the influence he had on the politics and politicians of early Rome.…

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Zeno of Citium – the founder of Stoicism

Early Life In his considerable lifespan of around 72 years, from 334 to 262 BC, Zeno of Citium found the time to make quite a few waves. His teachings have been influential enough for astronomers to name a crater on the moon after him and what’s more, he was, in fact, the founder of Stoicism.…

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The Tao of Seneca – Free PDF Downloads

The Tao Of Seneca - Practical Letters from a Stoic Master The Tao Of Seneca is a effectively a version of Seneca The Younger's Moral Letters to Lucilius - a distillation of his lessons learned which he sent to his friend. Free to download, the collection of three PDF volumes has been provided by Tim Ferriss,…

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Tim Ferriss on Stoicism for modern living

Tim Ferriss - Modern Stoic Tim Ferriss is the well-known author of The 4-Hour Workweek, (and The 4-Hour Body, The 4-Hour Chef and Tools of Titans),  host of the excellent podcast The Tim Ferriss Show, and a self-confessed human guinea pig. Being a strong proponent of Stoicism, Tim's experiments are often inspired by the thinking of…

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