If you think of philosophy as a way to escape from the calamities and irritants of 2021, you will find much that is pleasing in this section. Steven Nadler’s discussion of Spinoza and Stoicism starts with the charming fact that an inventory of the philosopher’s possessions, upon his death, revealed that he owned two pairs […]
William B. Irvine approaches old age with the wisdom of Stoicism.
Massimo Pigliucci on the Stoic’s answers.
John Sellars argues that thinking of philosophy this way is not just for the ancient Greeks.
In this illuminating exchange, Sir Richard Sorabji and Michael Puett discuss the Chinese and Greek traditions — and much else.
Welcome to the eightieth issue of The Philosophers’ Magazine. As we cruise comfortably past our twentieth year, take a moment to think about what the world was like when our first issue hit the stands. Bill Clinton began his second term of office. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone appeared. Steve Jobs returned to work […]
Review by Skye C. Cleary.
Peter Adamson considers ancient views of the good life.
Antonia Macaro investigates the alleged usefulness of stoic philosophy for life today.