In this episode, I speak about Stoicism and Buddhism with Matthew Gindin. Matthew is a former Forest Monk in the Thai Buddhist tradition. He taught meditation practices for 15 years, and has written extensively for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. He is now the author of thenewsletter on Substack.
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How Matthew became interested in Stoicism and his other philosophical influences, such as Spinoza
The rise in popularity of Stoicism, e.g., how it appeals to people interested in Buddhism, etc.
What do you think Stoicism and Buddhism have in common?
The historical relationship between Stoicism and Buddhism, e.g., communication between ancient eastern and western philosophers
How Stoics could benefit from learning more about Buddhism
- Substack Newsletter