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Americans turn to Stoicism in their search for meaning

Zeno of Citium, the founder of Stoicism

by ,  Arizona State University
(originally appeared in “The Conversation” Nov. 29, 2023)

Stoicism may be having a renaissance. For centuries, the ancient philosophy that originated in Greece and spread across the Roman Empire was more or less treated as extinct – with the word “stoic” hanging on as shorthand for someone unemotional. But today, with the help of the internet, it’s gaining ground: Continue reading Americans turn to Stoicism in their search for meaning