The Practical Stoic with Simon J. E. Drew

Stoicism is one of the most effective philosophies for a well-lived life. In this podcast Simon Drew shares practical ancient Stoic advice for modern times.

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“Memento Mori” is the phrase commonly used in Stoicism to encourage a remembrance of death and of what death means in relation to our lives, and in this episode Simon continues the discussion on Senec...
June 14, 2021
Robin Waterfield is a British classical scholar, translator, and editor, specializing in Ancient Greek philosophy. His books include, among many others, Why Socrates Died - Dispelling the Myths, Creat...
June 7, 2021
Brittany Polat is the author of Tranquility Parenting: A Guide to Staying Calm, Mindful, and Engaged. She holds a Ph.D. in applied linguistics but currently researches and writes about Stoic psycholog...
May 31, 2021
Nancy Sherman is University Professor and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. Sherman is a New York Times Notable Author. Her books include Afterwar, The Untold War, Stoic Warriors, and...
May 24, 2021
About Leo: Leonidas Konstantakos is a PhD candidate working on Stoicism and International Relations, especially Stoic just war theory. He, along with Kai Whiting, is the co-author of "Being Better, St...
May 17, 2021
Kathryn Koromilas is a writer, educator and co-organiser and host of Stoicon-x Women 2021. She presented at Stoicon-x Athens, 2019 on journaling practices and hosted a 4-hour "Journaling with the Sto...
May 10, 2021
Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and blogs over at StoicKai.com.  He is the co-author of Being Better | Stoici...
May 3, 2021
In this episode Simon discusses his newly released album, Pairidaēza Suite.  Pairidaēza Suite is only partially available at the moment, and can be found via Apple Music in the link below. The full al...
April 30, 2021
In this episode Simon speaks to Australian-Chinese conductor, Dane Lam. About Dane Lam: Dane Lam was appointed Associate Music Director and Resident Conductor at Opera Queensland in December 2020, a...
April 26, 2021
"Memento Mori" is the phrase commonly used in Stoicism to encourage a remembrance of death and of what death means in relation to our lives, and in this episode Simon discusses Seneca's thoughts on de...
April 19, 2021

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