Book Club: The Inner Citadel, 7, The discipline of desire, or amor fati

Before we get into the thick of the seventh chapter of Pierre Hadot’s The Inner Citadel(last entry here), a masterpiece of analysis of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, the philosophy of Epictetus, and Stoicism more generally, let me apologize for how slowly the book club has been proceeding of late. It is taking me a long time to finish this book because it is not…