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Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Thanks Steve, and sorry to catch you on thanksgiving. Not aware of it in this corner of England I'm afraid (and I shouldn't have posted myself while cooking
David Nicholls
3:39 PM
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39790

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi David- As a break between Thanksgiving dinner and desert this answerwill be, thankfully, much shorter.  No.  None of my recent postings is in the
Steve Marquis
3:32 PM
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39789

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi Steve, Thanks for your reply, but I'm afraid I'm not sure what your answer was to my question. I repeat - and it's true - that I am not myself interested in
David Nicholls
1:11 PM
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39788

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi David- I think most of my answer you can gather from my response toKevin.  I do not see myself as insisting the ISF be a haven for just thetraditional
Steve Marquis
12:05 PM
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39787

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi Nigel, Is anyone (or anything) stopping you discussing "Stoicism in all its glory"? Or "excluding all discussion of the physics"? Really? Baffled, David
David Nicholls
11:15 AM
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39786

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi Grant, You say, “Now I would say that it is an ex post facto connection-- his ethics doesn't _depend_ on his determinism, nor does his determinism depend
Nigel Glassborow
10:40 AM
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39785

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi, We are getting to the heart of the matter. It is not relevant as to who is or is not a Stoic. What is relevant is, what is Stoicism? With the Stoic
Nigel Glassborow
10:39 AM
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39784

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Hi Kevin- I appreciate you reaching out and trying to understand.  It does you credit.  And no you are not offending, not at all (I smiledwhen I read
Steve Marquis
10:12 AM
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39783

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Kevin, I am sure Steve will speak for himself, but what puzzles me is your idea that, in the domain of religion, questions can not be asked and discussion can
malcolmschosha
3:25 AM
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39782

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

This is a respectable view, and may be a majority one among scholars, but it is not the only view, at any level, as you know. Happy to respectfully to agree
David Nicholls
Nov 22
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39781

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Steve, I remember reading your post, your story and what Stoicism means to you, then And with Nigel and Chris I began to understand that you guys have
Kevin
Nov 22
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39780

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

OK I’m going to close this out for me unless someone has realheartburn with what comes below. There are many (everyone in fact) who could make good useof
Steve Marquis
Nov 22
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39779

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

Grant, What you are missing is Stoic arête and the entire Stoicworld view.  If you were to say OK, I am simply borrowing certain Stoicconcepts only because I
Steve Marquis
Nov 22
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39778

Richard Sorabji: Gandhi the Philosipher

Richard Sorabji has an interesting article on Gandhi as a philosopher. What Sorabji discusses are the similarities to Stoicism. For instance, Gandhi's thoughts
malcolmschosha
Nov 22
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39777

Re: Why Stoicism Is Being Updated

... *** I agree. We can observe character traits (I will avoid a long digression into the shockingly bad science that has been done in this area
Grant Sterling
Nov 22
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