How Socratic is Modern Stoicism

Could we be doing more philosophizing?

Feb 4, 2023
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This is a clip from a recent conversation I had for the Stoa app, in which I was asked whether Modern Stoics were Socratic enough.

I think, first of all, that most people who study Stoicism read modern self-help books and articles, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, and maybe Seneca or Epictetus, but they often don’t read many modern academic books or…

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