Book review: The Stoic Challenge, by William Irvine

Imagine you get to the airport, ready for a (you think) well deserved vacation to Paris. As I will be doing soon after finishing the first draft of this essay. You have a long experience in traveling internationally. You pack your bags following a comprehensive checklist. You get to the airport with plenty of time to spare, maybe even enough to indulge in a glass of red wine before boarding your…