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au/; and Michael Evans, "Captains of the Soul: Stoic Philosophy and the Western Profession of Arms in the Twenty-First Century," Naval War College Review 64, no.
Stoic philosophy holds that there is no higher authority than reason, and that Nature is governed by rational principles.
Brad Inwood, "The Will in Seneca," in Reading Seneca: Stoic Philosophy at Rome (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), 132-34.
It is important source of the Stoic philosophy, its important interpreter and in itself an influential work of ethics for many generations with high authority, as well.
It is this possibility that has been traditionally signalled out as one of Epictetus most distinctive contributions to Stoic philosophy.
Here, O'Gorman examines the Greco-Roman tenets of stoic philosophy and the seventeenth-century revival of neostoicism.
He was known as a deep thinker and his literary work Meditations, written in Greek, is still revered among stoic philosophy scholars.
Sherman relies on her background in Stoic philosophy, accompanied by her training in psychoanalysis, to unveil the existential tension that lies buried in the heart of those soldiers.
To their credit, they adopted the stoic philosophy of, "We will release no Web site before its time.
This unique use of palingenesia raises many questions, not least because it is a concept from Stoic philosophy.
He dwells briefly on the suicides of Zeno, Cato, and Cleanthes, as well as the counsel of Musonius Rufus to die well when one can (191), but Irvine does not address the political implications of permitting practice of this aspect of Stoic philosophy in the contemporary world.
The "existentialists" may not have been given to spelling out in detail the kind of moral exercises that are necessary in order to lead a good life in the way that Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius did, but a great many of the ethical concerns one encounters in the Stoic philosophy are also ones that reappear in their writings (even when, as in the case of Heidegger, they claimed to be doing "science" and not ethics).