What, if any, is the essence of Stoicism?

Are there some fundamental ideas in Stoicism that, if we let go of them, we are not doing Stoicism anymore?

Chrysippus, Capitoline Museums, Rome, photo by the Author

A few days ago my friend and co-author Greg Lopez and I co-hosted the 7th edition of Stoic Camp New York, inspired by the original Stoic Camp that…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/