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Durham County Library

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300 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
(919) 560-0100 https://durhamcountylibrary.org

February 2023

Stoicism: Ancient Wisdom for an Unsettled World

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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In recent years, the ancient Greek and Roman philosophy of Stoicism has become a pop culture phenomenon. From Silicon Valley to the military to the self-help movement, Americans are increasingly recognizing the relevance of Stoic approaches to resilience and self-mastery. Yet despite Stoicism’s growing popularity, its complex historical and philosophical basis is often under-appreciated. This two-hour event (free and open to the public) will provide a crash course in the history and philosophy of Stoicism, opportunities for participants to discuss…

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