Oct 20, 2021
"Stoics were the greatest psychologists of their times" - William B. Irvine.
Interview to philosophy professor, best-selling author, and stoic philosopher William B. Irvine about the Stoic Way, that is to say, the path to Stoic Joy, inner happiness, and ataraxia. The conversation holds the power of stoicism as one of the most effective tools out there to deal with negative emotions. Additionally, we dissect powerful concepts, strategies and principles to overcome any setback that we can experience daily, attain tranquillity and inner joy, find true greatness and freedom, and live a virtuous life.
"Take what you have and make the most out of it"
In this episode, William B. Irvine, an outlier, explores stoicism's deep and most profound roots and brings a Stoic's best traits, virtues, and precepts. He also shares his most important teachings, the learning writing of some of his books, and essential lessons from the greatest stoics.
"You have so much" - William B. Irvine.
"I sometimes ask myself: 'What would Seneca do?'"
Index of contents
"The truth is a complex thing"
"Keep your stoic duty up until death" - William B. Irvine.