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Good training

For excellent opportunities to train on results are indifferent i recommend GOLF! Sent from my iPhone
Kevin
6:13 PM
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Stoicism 101 - Epictetus Essentials

Please feel free to adjust or enhance! Steve: I have suggested you get Keith's book 'Epictetus' Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes' and read up on all of this to
Richard
7:08 AM
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

Steve: OK, let's stick strictly with Epictetus. You have insisted that central to your view on Epictetus is right acts . . . Ed: I've never used the phrase
Edwin
4:14 AM
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Re: Epictetus' 3 Topi: Learning to be Attentive

I wish to WITHDRAW my last [too hasty] email. OxfordDictionaries: Belief an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists Belief in trust,
Edwin
2:50 AM
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

HiEd-____________________ Steve (before): As you have suggested Ed why don't we justforget everyone else and have Stoicism according to Epictetus . . . Is
Steve Marquis
Apr 16
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

 Grant,   Anexceptionally clear post, the list analogy works brilliantly, so clear in factI causes me to think you could be wrong. You wrote:   "Imay apply
Kevin
Apr 16
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Stoicism and dual process theory

I've recently reframed my Stoic beliefs in the context of dual process theory as formulated by Daniel
Glenn Thomas Davis
Apr 16
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

... ***** True but irrelevant. Suppose we were to list on a (very long!) sheet of paper every single proposition that any philosopher has ever asserted. (We
Grant Sterling
Apr 16
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

So now we have various phases. The taking on a task during which we apply the Stoic principles And During our "execution" of the steps leading to its
Richard
Apr 16
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

Well, Arete doesn't attach to the _indifferents themselves_, which are external things. But Arete can certainly attach to actions which aim at indifferent
Richard
Apr 16
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Re: Why Stoic Dogma can't Evolve

... ***** Well, Arete doesn't attach to the _indifferents themselves_, which are external things. But Arete can certainly attach to actions which aim at
Grant Sterling
Apr 16
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Re: Epictetus' 3 Topi: Learning to be Attentive

... ***** I don't recognize a difference between "belief" "opinion" "judgment" "assent to impression" Etc. All of them, to me, signify "accepting that
Grant Sterling
Apr 16
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Re: Epictetus' 3 Topi: Learning to be Attentive

Judgements are also assents to impressions.  There was never a requirement that part of the impression is an assumed certainty.  My weather forecast example
Richard
Apr 16
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Re: Epictetus' 3 Topi: Learning to be Attentive

OK.  But the point is still this is a conscious agreement with a proposition about how things are, no matter how fuzzy (I assume 'judgement' implies less than
Steve Marquis
Apr 16
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Re: Epictetus' 3 Topi: Learning to be Attentive

Would you agree opinion is a belief about something? I would say opinion is a judgement about something. Ed [in haste] From: mailto:stoics@yahoogroups.com
Edwin
Apr 16
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