Bibliography, Resources, Links, Information
Advice from Wise Persons: How to Live a Good Life. Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.
Ancient Greek Philosophy
Aristotle (384�322 BCE) Information on Aristotle: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Aristotle. The Basic Works of Aristotle. Edited with an Introduction by Richard McKeon. New York, Random House, 1941. 1487 pages. VSCL.
Aristotle. Nicomachean Ethics Translated by Terence Irwin. Introduction, notes, references. Hackett Publishing, 2nd Edition. 392 pages. Kindle Edition. ISBN: 978-0872204645. VSCL.
Aristotle, Kant, and the Stoics: Rethinking Happiness and Duty. Edited by Stephen Engstrom and Jennifer Whiting. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 324 pages. ISBN: 978-0521624978.
Art and Experience in Classical Greece By J. J. Pollitt. Cambridge University Press, 1972, 1999. Index, bibliography, 208 pages. ISBN: 0521096626. VSCL.
The Art of Living: The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy. By John Sellars. Bristol Classical Press, 2nd Edition, 2009. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-1853997242.
The Art of Happiness. By Epicurus. Translation, introduction, and commentary by George K. Strodach. A foreword by Daniel Klein. New York, Penguin Classics, Reissue edition, 2012. Index, bibliography, notes, 251 pages. ISBN: 978-0143107217. "The teachings of Epicurus�about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship�attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. Though Epicurus faced hostile opposition for centuries after his death, he counts among his many admirers Thomas Hobbes, Thomas Jefferson, Karl Marx, and Isaac Newton. This volume includes all of his extant writings�his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings�alongside parallel passages from the greatest exponent of his philosophy, Lucretius, extracts from Diogenes Laertius' Life of Epicurus, a lucid introductory essay about Epicurean philosophy, and a foreword by Daniel Klein, author of Travels with Epicurus." VSCL.
Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness By Epictetus. An new interpretation, rephrasing, reorganization, and interpolation by Sharon Lebell. Harper One, 1997. 126 pages. ISBN: 978-0061286056. VSCL.
Art in the Hellenistic Age By Jerome J. Pollitt. Cambridge University Press, 1986. Index, notes, bibliography, 329 pages. ISBN: 0521276721. VSCL.
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671-1713)
Ataraxia A lucid state of robust tranquility. A calm and tranquil state of mind cultivated by the Skeptics and Stoics.
Aurelius, Marcus. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus;26 April 121 CE � 17 March 180 CE) was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. 'He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East: Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. In central Europe, Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, although the threat of the Germanic tribes began to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Marcus Aurelius' Stoic tome Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration."
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 CE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Marcus Aurelius: A Life By Frank McLynn. Da Capo Press, 2010. 720 pages. ISBN: 978-0306819162.
Marcus Aurelius: A Biography. By Anthony R. Birley. Roman Imperial Biographies Series. Routledge, 2nd Edition, 2000. 320 pages. ISBN: 9780415171250.
The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius By Pierre Hadot. Translated by Michael Chase. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1998. Index, notes, 351 pages. Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Series. ISBN: 978-0674007077. VSCL.
Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Antoninus Aurelius. Translation and commentary by A. S. L. Farquharson. 2 Volumes in 1944. Everyman's Library, Reprint Edition, 1992. 280 pages. ISBN: 9780679412717.
Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius. Translated by George Long. Online free version.
Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius. Translated by James Moor, 1780. Online free version.
Meditations. By Marcus Aurelius. Translated by Martin Hammond. Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith. Introduction by Diskin Clay. Hardcover Classics. New York, Penguin Classics, Reissue Edition, 2014. General index, index of quotes, extensive notes, 416 pages. ISBN: 978-0141395869. VSCL. Written by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Koine Greek around 160 CE.
Meditations: A New Translation. By Marcus Aurelius. Translated by Gregory Hays. New York, Modern Library, 2002. 256 pages. ISBN: 978-0679642602. Kindle Version. VSCL. Written by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Koine Greek around 160 CE.
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study. By R. B. Rutherford. Oxford Classical Monographs, 1989. Clarendon Press, 1991. 304 pages. ISBN: 9780198147558.
Marcus Aurelius, Project Gutenberg
Awaken the Giant Within. By Anthony Robbins. Free Press, 1992. Index, 544 pages. ISBN: 98-0671791544. VSCL.
The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Edited with an introduction by Richard Kraut. Wiley-Blackwell, 2006 pages. 396 pages. ISBN: 978-1405120210.
Bibliography The Stoic Library Books, articles, websites, themes, history, bibliography, reading lists. The Internet Archive Wayback Machine. A number of the referenced links are no longer active.
Broadmindedness, Openess. Quotations, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Skepticism. Edited by Richard Bett. Cambridge University Press, 2010. 392 pages. ISBN: 978-0521697545.
The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle. Edited by Johathan Barnes. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 434 pages. ISBN: 978-0521422949
The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy Edited by Anthony A. Long. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 2006. Index, bibliography, index of passages, 427 pages. ISBN: 0521446678. VSCL.
The Cambridge Companion to Epicureanism. By James Warren. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 356 pages. Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. ISBN: 978-0521695305.
The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics. Edited by Brad Inwood. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 450 pages. Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series. ISBN: 978-0521779852.
The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics Edited by Daniel C. Russell. The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 2013. 380 pages. ISBN: 978-0521171748. VSCL (Kindle).
Chrysippus of Soli (279 BCE - 206 BCE): Information: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Chrysippus. Stoic Virtues: Chrysippus and the Religious Character of Stoic Ethics. By Christopf Jedan. Bloomsbury Academic, 2012. 244 pages. Bloomsbury Studies in Ancient Philosophy (Book 60). ISBN: 978-1441197948.
Chrysippus of Soli, Project Gutenberg
Chrysippus of Soli. "We need to recognize from the outset that almost all of Hellenistic literature, principally it philosophical productions, has disappeared. The Stoic philosopher Chrysippus, to cite only one example, among many, wrote seven hundred works, all of which are lost; only a few fragments have down to us. We would undoubtedly have a very different idea of Hellenistic philosophy if this gigantic catastrophe has not occurred."
- Pierre Hadot, Philosophy as a Way of Life, 1995, p. 53.
Cheerfulness Quotations, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Cleanthes (330-230 BCE) Information in: Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Diogenes Laertius
Cleanthes (330-230 BCE), Project Gutenberg
Chronology of Stoic Philosophers and Some Related Thinkers
Plato (427-347 BCE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Aristotle (384�322 BCE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Epicurus (341-270 BCE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Zeno of Citium (334-262 BCE): Wikipedia Encyclopedia Founder of the Stoic School of Philosophy
Cleanthes (330-230 BCE), Project Gutenberg, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Diogenes Laertius
Chrysippus of Soli (279-206 BCE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Panaetius (185-110 BCE) Project Gutenberg
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE) Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Lucius Anneaeus Seneca, Seneca the Younger, (4 BCE-65 CE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Gaius Musonius Rufus (25-100 CE) Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Epictetus (55-135 CE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 CE) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A Longer List of Stoic Philosophers, Wikipedia
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106 BCE - 43 BCE) Information: Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Cicero: Selected Works Translated by Michael Grant. Penguin Classics, 1960. 272 pages. ISBN: 978-0140440997.
Cicero On the Good Life. Translated by Michael Grant. Penguin Classics, 1971. 384 pages. ISBN: 978-0140442441.
Cicero (106-43 BCE)
Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo
The College of Stoic Philosophers
The Cynic Philosophers: From Diogenes to Julian. Translated with an introduction by Robert Dobbin. New York, Penguin Classics, Reprint 2013. Notes, glossary, 352 pages. ISBN: 978-0141192222. VSCL.
Dao De Jing by Laozi
Daoism and the Tao Te Ching Compilations and research by Mike Garofalo.
Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy By Susanne Bobzien. Clarendon Press, 2002. 456 pages. ISBN: 978-0199247677.
Diogenes Laertius, (circa 3rd Century CE). Biographer of Greek philosophers.
East of Eden. By John Steinbeck. Review: Steinbeck and Stoicism
The Education of the Stoic By Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935). Translated by Richard Zenith. Antonio Tabucchi, Contributor. Exact Change, 2004. 128 pages. ISBN: 978-1878972408.
Ellis, Albert. The Albert Ellis Reader: A Guide to Well-Being Using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Edited by Albert Ellis and Shawn Blau. New York, Citadel Press, Kensington Pub., 1998. Index, bibliography, notes, 375 pages. ISBN: 0806520329. VSCL.
Ellis, Albert. A New Guide to Rational Living. By Albert Ellis and Robert A. Harper. Third Edition, Thoroughly Revised and Updated for the Twenty-First Century. Hollywood, CA, Melvin Powers Wilshire Book Company, 1961, 1997. Index, bibliography, 283 pages. ISBN: 0879800429. VSCL.
Epictetus (55 - 135 CE) Information: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Epictetus, 55 CE - 135 CE, "was a Greek speakingStoic philosopher. He was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present day Pamukkale, Turkey), and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in north-western Greece for the rest of his life. His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Discourses. Epictetus taught that philosophy is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline. To Epictetus, all external events are determined by fate, and are thus beyond our control; we should accept whatever happens calmly and dispassionately. However, individuals are responsible for their own actions, which they can examine and control through rigorous self-discipline." The leading student of Epictetus, Arrian, compiled and published his notes from the many lectures of Epictetus at around 150 BCE. Many of these published works were lost or destroyed over the intervening centuries.
Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life By A. A. Long. Clarendon Press, 2004. 328 pages. ISBN: 978-0199268856.
Epictetus, Enchiridion. Translated by Elizabeth Carter. Online free version.
Enchiridion: A Manual for Living. By Epictetus. Translated by George Long. Introduction by Odysseus Makridis. New York, Barnes and Noble, 2015. Written by Epictetus around 125 CE. Endnotes, reading list, 27 pages. ISBN: 9780760770207. VSCL. The leading student of Epictetus, Arrian, compiled and published his notes from the many lectures of Epictetus at around 150 BCE. Many of these published works were lost or destroyed over the intervening centuries.
Epictetus Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness By Epictetus. An new interpretation, rephrasing, reorganization, and interpolation by Sharon Lebell. Harper One, 1997. 126 pages. ISBN: 978-0061286056. This interesting and valuable text is unconventionally arranged. There are no references to the standard numbered sections in the classic texts attributed by Arrian to Epictetus: Enchiridion or Discourses. It is a useful popular handbook that captures the spirit of Epictetus and Stoic principles. $8.44 paperback. VSCL. The leading student of Epictetus, Arrian, compiled and published his notes from the many lectures of Epictetus at around 150 BCE. Many of these published works were lost or destroyed over the intervening centuries.
Epictetus. Discourses, Fragments, Handbook. Translated by Robin Hard. Edited with an Introduction by Christoper Gill. Oxford's World Classics. Oxford University Press, 2014. 400 pages. ISBN: 978-0199595181.
Epictetus The Ethics of the Stoic Epictetus. By Adolf Friedrich Bonhoffer. Translated by William O. Stephens. Revisioning Philosophy Series, Volume 2. Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 2000. 335 pages. ISBN: 978-0820451398.
Epictetus, Project Gutenberg
Epicureanism. A hypertext notebook by Mike Garofalo: bibliography, resources. quotations, notes, summaries.
Epicureanism. By Tim O'Keefe. University of California Press, 2009. A good introduction to Epicureanism. Ancient Philosophies Series. 224 pages. ISBN: 978-0520264717. VSCL. Brief chronology.
Epicurus (341-270 BCE) Information on Epicurus: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings and Testimonia. Translated by Brad Inwood with an introduction by Lloyd P. Gerson. Hackett Classics. Hackett Pub. Co., 1994. 128 pages. ISBN: 9780872202412.
Equanimity: Quotations, Sayings, Poems, Notes. Compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Equanimity. Wikipedia. The Greek stoics use the word apatheia whereas the Roman stoics used the Latin word aequanimitas.
Fiction, Fictional Characters, Stoics in Fiction, Fictional Characters with a Stoic Approach to Life
Friendship: Quotations, Sayings, Wisdom, Poetry, Aphorisms, Virtues. Compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Getting Stronger Blog. The philosophy of Hormetism, based on the application of progressive, intermittent stress to overcome challenges and grow stronger physically, mentally, and emotionally.
God and Cosmos in Stoicism By Ricardo Salles. Oxford University Press, 2009. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780199556144.
Good Life and Virtues Website. Quotations, sayings, and notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
The Gods of Ancient Rome: Religion in Everyday Life from Archaic to Imperial Times. By Robert Turcan. Translated by Antonia Nevill. New York, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2001. ISBN: 0415929733. VSCL.
Greek Art. by John Boardman. Thames and Hudson World of Art, Fourth Edition, 1964, 1996. Index, bibliography, time chart, 302 illustrations, 73 color, index, 304 pages. ISBN: 0500202923. VSCL.
Greek Religion. By Walter Burkett. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, Reprint Edition, 2006. 512 pages. ISBN: 0674362810. Originally written in German and published in 1977; translated by John Raffan in 1985. A scholarly review of Greek Religion (1200 - 300 BCE). No illustrations. VSCL.
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy By William B. Irvine. Oxford University Press, 2008. Index, notes, list of works cited, and a brief reading program, 336 pages. ISBN: 978-0195374612. VSCL. In Part One, Professor Irvine, provides reasons for the importance of having a coherent philosophy of life, surveys the numerous private schools of philosophy in the Hellenistic Age, and gives an introduction to the Roman Stoics up to Emperor Marcus Aurelius. In Part Two, Stoic psychological techniques are thoroughly explained and discussed, specifically: Negative Visualization: What's the Worse that Can Happen? The Trichotomy of Contol: Becoming Invincible. Fatalism: Letting Go of the Past ... and the Present. Self-Denial: On Dealing with the Dark Side of Pleasure. Meditation: Watching Ourselves Practice Stoicism. In Part Three, Professor Irvine, provides "Stoic Advice" on such topics as: duty, communicating and dealing with other people, grief, anger, personal values, fame, luxurious living, changing one's place, aging, becoming a Stoic, being mocked, etc. In Part Four, he deals with Stoicism for modern lives, and provides insights into his own personal experiences with adopting and trying to live a life grounded in the principles of Stoicism. William B. Irvine is Professor of Philosophy at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
Gymnosophists Ascetics, sceptics, and religious followers (Sadhus) philosophers from India.
Hadot, Pierre (1922-2010) Information: Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. "Pierre Hadot, classical philosopher and historian of philosophy, is best known for his conception of ancient philosophy as a bios or way of life (mani�re de vivre)." Translated works in Greek, Latin, and French. Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault, 1995. The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, 2001.
Hedonism Enlightened pleasure seeking.
Hedonism. A hypertext notebook by Mike Garofalo: bibliography, resources. quotations, notes, summaries.
The Hellenistic Age (Era, Period) of Philosophy, from around 300 BCE to 200 CE, was a period of time when there were many private schools of philosophy in the Mediterranean cities and towns, and when Greek culture was a strong political, commercial, and intellectual force. The Koine Greek language was the lingua franca for the authors and intellectuals in the area. Large libraries held the voluminous writings of the philosophers of that period; however, unfortunately, periodic wars, the widespread destruction of buildings and libraries, and tyrants and Christians deliberately destroying manuscripts has resulted in a great loss of the texts from both the Classical Greek Age and Hellenistic Age. In both Greece and other large port cities, there were many private schools of philosophy that taught men and women how to live a good life, how to devise an effective and coherent philosophy of life, how to nurture happiness for themselves, how to control their emotions and desires, how to listen critically and argue effectively, how to be a good citizen, and how to reason and have moral wisdom. The style of teaching was personal and interactive in a Socratic way for adherents, and interested visitors could listen politely to lectures by the masters of the schools. All tried various ways to be a successful teaching business and attract and keep students and adherents.
As the power of the Roman armies successfully expanded the "Empire", and as Nicene Christianity (i.e., Roman Catholicism and Greek Orthodox Christianity) became a dominant social-political force in Rome, the schools of philosophy went into decline, dispersal, and elimination. In 85 CE, the dictatorial Emperor Domitian banished all philosophers from Rome. All the public buildings in Athens were destroyed in 267 CE. The great library at Alexandria was destroyed by invading Roman forces starting in 40 CE, and Paganism was made illegal by an edict of the Emperor Theodosius I in AD 391. The Hebrew Old Testament, The Septuagint, was translated into Koine Greek in 200 BCE, and the New Testament anthology for Christians was written in Koine Greek around 120 CE.
Hellenistic Period - Wikipedia.
Hellenistic Philosphers Index
The Hellenistic Philosophers: Volume 1, Translations of the Principal Sources with Philosophical Commentary. Compiled and translated by A. A. Long and D.N. Sedley. Cambridge University Press, 1987. 524 pages. ISBN: 9780521275569.
Hellenistic Philosophy. Translated and compiled by Brad Inwood and Lloyd P. Gerson. Hackett Pub. Co., Second Edition, 1998. 438 pages. ISBN: 97780872203785.
Hellenistic Philosophy of Mind. By Julia E. Annas. Berkeley, University of California Press, Reprint, 1994. Hellenistic Culture and Society Series, Book 8. 245 pages. ISBN: 978-0520076594.
Hellenistic Philosophy: Stoics, Epicureans, Skeptics. By A. A. Long. University of California Press, Second Edition, 1986. 274 pages. ISBN: 978-0520058088.
Hormetism: Getting Stronger
How to Be a Stoic Blog
How to Life a Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons. Compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Francis Hutchenson (1694-1746)
Hypertext Notebooks of Mike Garofalo Senses, Pleasure, Hedonism, Druids, Stoics, Touch, Tao Te Ching, Taijiquan, Qigong, Walking, Philosophy, Tai Chi Chuan, Poetry, etc. Mike Garofalo (1945-) and Karen Garofalo live south of the City of Red Bluff, in Tehama County, California. They live in a rural area, surrounded by almond orchards, at the "Valley Spirit Center, Gushen Grove." [Both a real and a imaginary place.] Our home and gardens are located on the flat, clay/sand rockless soil, in the midland heart of the North Sacramento River Valley. Mike's writings are published under the Green Way Research banner.
The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius By Pierre Hadot. Translated by Michael Chase. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1998. Index, notes, 351 pages. Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Series. ISBN: 978-0674007077. VSCL.
Intelligent Virtue By Julia Annas. Oxford University Press, 2011. 200 pages. ISBN: 9780199228775. Virtue is a practical skill that needs development.
Interdependence, Web of Life, Complexity Quotes, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
International Stoic Forum
An Introduction to Roman Religion. By John Scheid. Translated by Janet Lloyd. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2003. Chronology, glossary, bibliography, index, 232 pages. ISBN: 0253216605. VSCL.
Introduction to Virtue Ethics: Insights of the Ancient Greeks. By Raymond Devettere. Georgetown University Press, 2002. 208 pages. ISBN: 978-0878403721.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826) Information: Biography, Wikipedia Encyclopedia President Jefferson said that he was a Stoic.
Kindness Quotations, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Letters from a Stoic. By Seneca. Translated with an introduction by Robin Campbell. Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith. Hardcover Classics Series. New York, Penguin Classics, Reissue Edition, 2015. Index of persons, appendix, notes, 352 pages. ISBN: 978-0141395852. VSCL.
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Lucretius: The Way Things Are: The Way Things Are: The De Rerum Natura of Titus Lucretius Carus. Translated by Rolfe Humphries. Bloomington, Indiana, University of Indiana Press, 1968. Notes, 255 pages. ISBN: 9780253201256. Lucretius was an Epicurean Hellenistic philosopher. VSCL.
Man's Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl, M.D., PhD. Beacon Press, 2006. First published in 1946. 184 pages. ISBN: 978-0807014295.
Meditations SEE Aurelius, Marcus Antoninus
Moderation Quotations, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Modern Stoic Literature
Montaigne The Essays by Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) Translated by Donald M. Frame. New York, Everyman's Library, 2003. I own the complete works by Montaigne in a Kindle digital version for easier reading. 1392 pages. ISBN: 1400040213. VSCL.
Montaigne How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer By Sarah Bakewell. New York, Other Press, 2010. Index, bibliography, notes, 399 pages. ISBN: 9781590514832. VSCL.
The Morality of Happiness By Julia Annas. New York, Oxford University Press, 1993, 1995. Index, secondary sources bibliography, cast of characters, 502 pages. ISBN: 0195096525. Professor Annas provides a very thorough review and detailed analysis and evaluation of the ethical concerns and viewpoints of Aristotle and the Hellenistic philosophers. "Ancient ethical theories, based on the notions of virtue and happiness, have struck many as an attractive alternative to modern theories. But we cannot find out whether this is true until we understand ancient ethics--and to do this we need to examine the basic structure of ancient ethical theory, not just the details of one or two theories. In this book, Annas brings together the results of a wide-ranging study of ancient ethical philosophy and presents it in a way that is easily accessible to anyone with an interest in ancient or modern ethics. She examines the fundamental notions of happiness and virtue, the role of nature in ethical justification and the relation between concern for self and concern for others. Her careful examination of the ancient debates and arguments shows that many widespread assumptions about ancient ethics are quite mistaken. Ancient ethical theories are not egoistic, and do not depend for their acceptance on metaphysical theories of a teleological kind. Most centrally, they are recognizably theories of morality, and the ancient disputes about the place of virtue in happiness can be seen as akin to modern disputes about the demands of morality." VSCL.
Gaius Musonius Rufus (25 CE - 100 CE) Information: Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Musonius Rufus: Lectures and Sayings Translated and compiled by Cynthia King. Preface by William B. Irvine. Lulu, 2010. Pp. 96. ISBN 9780557335800. Review
Musonius Rufus and Education in the Good Life: A Model of Teaching and Living Virtue By J. T. Dillon. UPA, 2004. 110 pages. ISBN: 9780761829027.
Musonius Rufus, Project Gutenberg
The Nature of Things. By Lucretius. Translated by Alicia Stallings. Introduction by Richard Jenkyns. New York, Penguin Classics, 2007. 304 pages. ISBN: 978-0140447965. Epicurean physics in a poetic format.
Neo-Stoicism: A Late Renaissance Movement
A New Stoicism By Lawrence C. Becker. Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1998. Index, bibliography, commentaries, footnotes, 216 pages Extensive discussion and development of 'normative logic.' ISBN: 978-0691009643. VSCL.
Nietzsche, Frederick Wilhelm (1844 � 1900) - Wikipedia Nietzsche was a scholar of Greek and Latin, familiar with Greco-Roman culture and philosophy. He held the Chair Classical Philology at the University of Basel from 1869-1979. Nietzsche was plagued by poor health all of his short life, he nevertheless wrote many essays and books. His style of writing is engaging, insightful, bold, persuasive, imaginative, and he has keen sense of the bourgeois German culture of the late 19th century. His thoughts and opinions can hold us spellbound at times. The Greek sense of excellence for a persons function in life, free thinking, high standards, enjoyment of life, dignity, will, no gods needed, heroes, work, courage ... sounds like the issues raised by Epircureans and Stoics.
Frederick Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900). Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The Norms of Nature: Studies in Hellenistic Ethics Edited by Malcolm Schofield and Gisela Striker. Cambridge University Press, 2007. 300 pages. ISBN: 978-0521039888.
Notebooks of an Old Philosopher By Mike Garofalo.
Novels, Plays, Characters with a Stoic Attitude or Philosophy
The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph By Ryan Holiday. Penguin Portfolio, 2014. 224 pages. ISBN: 978-1591846352.
Old Philosopher's Notebooks. By Mike Garofalo.
On Desire: Why We Want What We Want By William B. Irvine. Oxford University Press, 2007. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780195327076. VSCL.
Oikei�sis: self-preservation, belonging to oneself, orientation, affinity, familiar, home, family, things close to one's heart. A key term in Stoic developmental psychology. Also implies working on developing a better sense of interconnectedness with widening circles of beings.
Outward, Visible, Propriety: Stoic Philosophy and Eighteenth-Century British Rhetorics. By Lois Peters Agnew. University of South Carolina Press, 2009. 224 pages. Studies in Rhetoric and Communication. ISBN: 9781570037672.
The Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic World Edited by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, and Oswyn Murray. Oxford University Press Paperbacks, 2nd Edition, 1986, 2001. Index, tables, 520 pages. ISBN: 978-0192801371. VSCL.
Panaetius (185-110 BCE) Project Gutenberg
Peripatetic School. Followers of Aristotle (384-322 CE) A school of philosophy in Athens, Greece, located at the Lyceum during the Hellenistic Age.
Massimo Pigliucci. Interveiw in 2015 with Professor Pigliucci. Rationally Speaking by Professor Pigliucci. How to be a Stoic Blog; An Evolving Guide to Practical Stoicism for the 21 Century, by Massimo Pigliucci.
Philosophy: An Introduction Through Literature Edited with introductions by Lowell Kleiman and Stephen Lewis. Paragon House, 1998. 618 pages. ISBN: 9781557785398. VSCL.
Philosophy as a Way of Life: Ancients and Moderns - Essays in Honor of Pierre Hadot. Edited by Michael Chase, Stephen R. L. Clark, and Michael McGhee. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 340 pages. ISBN: 978-1405161619.
Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault By Pierre Hadot. Edited with an introduction by Arnold Davidson. Translated by Michael Chase. Malden, Massachusetts, Wiley-Blackwell, 1995. Index, extensive bibliography, 320 pages. ISBN: 978-0631180333. VSCL.
Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations: Ancient Philosophy for Modern Problems By Jules Evans. New World Library, 2013. 320 pages. ISBN: 978-1608682294.
Plato (427 - 347 BCE) Information: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Plato. The Collected Dialogues of Plato, Including the Letters. Edited by Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns. With an Introduction and Prefatory Notes. New York, Pantheon Books, 1961. Bollingen Series, LXXI. 14 different translators are used in this collection. Detailed index, 743 pages. LCN: 61-11758. VSCL.
Pleasure Quotations, Sayings, Poems, Statements, and Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Pleasure in Ancient Greek Philosophy. By David Wolfsdorf. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Index, reading list, 299 pages. Key Themes in Ancient Philosophy Series. ISBN: 978-0521149754. VSCL.
The Present Alone is Our Happiness, Second Edition: Conversations with Jeannie Carlier and Arnold I. Davidson. Essays by Pierre Hadot and others. Translated from the French by Arnold I. Davidson. Cultural Memory in the Present. Stanford University Press, 2nd Edition, 2011. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-0804775434.
Practical Intelligence and the Virtues By Daniel C. Russell. Oxford University Press, Reprint Edition, 2012. 458 pages. ISBN: 9780199698448. This book develops an Aristotelian account of the virtue of practical intelligence or "phronesis"─ an excellence of deliberating and making choices.
Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus By John M. Cooper. Princeton University Press, 2012. Index, bibliography, end notes, further reading list, 442 pages. ISBN: 978-0691159706. Stoicisim discussed in Chapter 4, Stoicism as a Way of Life, pp. 144-225. VSCL.
Pyrrhonism: How the Ancient Greeks Reinvented Buddhism. By Adrian Kuzminski. Lexington Books, 2010. 170 pages. ISBN: 978-0739125076.
Quotes about Stoicism - Good Reads
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Real Life Stoics: Marcus Areulius, Cato, Winston Churchill, Cicero, Epictetus, Gandhi, Chris Hadfield, Thomas Jefferson, Nelson Mandela, Seneca, John Sellars, Vice Admiral James Stockade, Zeno.
A Reference Guide to Stoicism: A Compilation of the Principle Stoic Writings on Various Topics By John L. Bowman. Author House, 2014. 220 pages. ISBN: 978-1496900173.
Riddles, Puzzles, Dilemmas, Paradoxes
The Rise of Modern Stoicism. By Joe Gelonsi. Discussion of Stoic Week activities.
The Role Ethics of Epictetus: Stoicism in Ordinary Life By Brian E. Johnson. Lexington Books, 2013. 216 pages. ISBN: 9780739179673.
Self-Preservation and Self-Identity, Oikei�sis: self-preservati on, belonging to oneself, orientation, affinity, familiar, home, family, things close to one's heart. A key term in Stoic developmental psychology. Also implies working on developing a better sense of interconnectedness with widening circles of beings.
Seneca: Lucius Anneaeus Seneca, Seneca the Younger, 4 BCE - 65 CE, Information: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Seneca (4 BCE - 65 CE) Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known as Seneca the Younger or simply Seneca, was a RomanStoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. "Works attributed to Seneca include a dozen philosophical essays, one hundred and twenty-four letters dealing with moral issues, nine tragedies, and a satire, the attribution of which is disputed. Seneca generally employed a pointed rhetorical style. His writings expose traditional themes of Stoic philosophy: the universe is governed for the best by a rational providence; contentment is achieved through a simple, unperturbed life in accordance with nature and duty to the state; human suffering should be accepted and has a beneficial effect on the soul; study and learning are important. He emphasized practical steps by which the reader might confront life's problems. In particular, he considered it important to confront one's own mortality. The discussion of how to approach death dominates many of his letters."
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Letters from a Stoic. Translated by Robin Campbell. Penguin Books, 1969. 254 pages. ISBN: 978-0140442106. VSCL.
Seneca The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca: Essays and Letters. By Seneca. Translated with and introduction by Moses Hadas. Seneca (4 BCE - 65 CE). New York, W. W. Norton, 1958, 1968. 261 pages. ISBN: 0393004597. VSCL.
Serenity, Tranquility (Atraxia), Peace of Mind: Quotations, sayings, poems, observations. Compiled by Mike Garofalo.
The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies By Thomas C. Mcevilley. Allworth Press, 2001. 768 pages. Kindle Version. ISBN: 978-1581152036. VSCL.
Simplicity. Quotations, Sayings, Notes compiled by Mike Garofalo.
Socratic Logic: A Logic Text using Socratic Method, Platonic Questions, and Aristotelian Principles, Edition 3.1 By Peter Kreeft, and edited by Trent Dougherty. South Bend, Indiana, St. Augustine's Press, Third Edition, 3.1, 2004, 2010. Index, 410 pages. ISBN: 9781587318085. VSCL.
Society of Epiictetus: A Theistic Stoic Organization
Spinoza, Baruch (1632 - 1677) Information: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Stoic and Epicurean Philosophers: The Complete Extant Writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius, Marcus Aurelius Edited by Whitney J. Oates. New York, Random House, 1940. 627 pages. ISBN: 9780394607450. VSCL. This was the first book I ever read about the Epicurean philosophers. I purchased a used hardbound copy in 1962. VSCL.
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