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Stoicism: The Art of Living Well   

Unlike other schools of philosophy Stoicism was taught in the Stoa (painted porch) which was open to anyone interested in living a better, calmer life. (301BCE) Zeno was the founder of this school of philosophy. Another philosopher, Seneca, taught how to deal with adversity and the emotions that often resulted such as anger & grief. He also taught about how to deal with death as he was ordered to commit suicide by Nero. Marcus Aurelius, The Emperor and his meditations.

 

Stoicism: The Art of Living Well
Item: HPSS1001 Samuel Pizzi
Th   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 10/17/2019 - 11/21/2019       Fee: $79.00
*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing materials.
Recommended textbook : Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Marcus Aurelius. Purchase online.
 

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