Apr 7, 2021 • 30M

Can We Find Stoic Joy? With William B. Irvine

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Can we experience Stoic Joy? Why has there been a dramatic change in how we perceive Stoicism? And how can the ancient philosophy reduce stress and anxiety as well as help us achieve our goals?

This week's Classical Wisdom Speaks Podcast is with William B. Irvine, Professor of Philosophy at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Author of seven books, including The Stoic Challenge, and A Guide To The Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy.

If you would like to learn more about Dr. Irvine’s books, includingThe Stoic Challenge and A Guide to the Good Life, please look at his website: williambirvine.com/

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*Please note, this podcast was originally recorded in 2019, before the pandemic.