Episode #2 – A Brief History of Stoicism
In this episode Simon Drew gives a brief history of Stoicism, as well as an overview of the main stoic philosophers.
If you’d like to read about Stoicism, here is a list of the best books to start with:
1 – Letters from a Stoic by Seneca (BUY)
2 – The Art of Living by Epictetus, translated by Sharon Lebell (BUY)
3 – Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (BUY)
4 – On the Shortness of Life by Seneca (BUY)
5 – On the Happy Life by Seneca (BUY)
6 – Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus (BUY)
7 – Lectures and Sayings by Musonius Rufus (BUY)
8 – A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine (BUY)
9 – Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald Robertson (BUY)
10 – Rome’s Last Citizen, the Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal enemy of Ceasar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni (BUY)
11 – The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman (BUY)
12 – The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday (BUY)
13 – Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday (BUY)
14 – How to be a Stoic by Massimo Pigliucci (BUY)
This list should be sufficient to get even the most avid reader better acquainted with Stoic philosophy.
Enjoy the episode!
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