Lawrence Becker (1938–2018) and how to live a meaningful life against the odds

Larry Becker

Prof. Lawrence Becker, the author of A New Stoicism, passed away last year. I met Larry in early 2016, right at the beginning of my sabbatical leave that resulted in the writing of How to Be a Stoic, my first book on Stoicism. I had heard of Larry because my friend Greg Lopez organized several months worth of discussions of A New Stoicism for his New York…