Musonius Rufus — Lecture XII: On sexual indulgence

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Stoicism is one of the most ancient and useful philosophies of life, and the first century Roman Stoic Musonius Rufus was one of its most influential interpreters. Musonius taught the great Epictetus, who in turn was a major influence on Marcus Aurelius.

I think Musonius got quite a few things right even from the point of view of us denizens of the 21st century, which is why I…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

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