Stoicism and Addiction: Stoic Philosophy as a Recovery Program

This article will serve as the basis for a simple, and practical, guide to intermingling the ancient philosophy of Stoicism – of which Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and its successor Cognitive Behavioral Therapy are, in part, based on – and Recovery from Addiction.

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The Life of Seneca: Examining our Historical Sources

There are two sides of Seneca that history remembers. One of hypocrisy, corruption, debauchery, and glutonony. And the second of virtue, sobriety, rationailty, and courage. While a third – often overlooked – account shows us a middle ground between those two extremes. Let’s do a brief overview of those sides by examining the three main historical sources we have.

Greek Philosophers on Love: Homer, Plato, & Aristotle

Dr. Massimo Pigliucci recently published an article titled The Greeks Were Right About Love on his blog Footnotes To Plato and I wanted to condense some of the information down to what I found pertinent and expand on it.   There are many different types of love: we have love for our partners, for our … Continue reading Greek Philosophers on Love: Homer, Plato, & Aristotle