Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life
Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life Podcast
Socrates and Love
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Socrates and Love
Listen to my conversation with Armand D'Angour, author of Socrates in Love
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In this episode, I speak about Socrates with Armand D'Angour, professor of classics at Oxford University. He is the translator of How to Innovate: An Ancient Guide to Creative Thinking (2021) and the author of Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher (2020), among other works.

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Highlights

  • Why should we care about Socrates today?

  • How reliable are our sources regarding Socrates?

  • What was Socrates like as a young man?

  • How do you imagine his relationship with Pericles and Aspasia?

  • Why did Socrates love Alcibiades so much? 

  • Did Socrates have a mental illness?

  • Why was Socrates executed?

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Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life

Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life Podcast

Donald Robertson, the author of "How to Think Like a Roman Emperor", and a cognitive-behavioral therapist, talks about how to apply Stoicism in the modern world, discussing philosophy, psychology and self-improvement with guests from all walks of life. Available on Google and Apple podcasts.