A day with Marcus Aurelius

Spend a Saturday in the company of the great Stoic, Emperor, Philosopher and author of the Meditations.

Hosted by the Viktor Frankl Institute of Ireland

On the occasion of the launch of

The Philosophy Clinic

Guest and keynote speaker: Barre Fitzpatrick
Chair and Speaker: Dr Stephen J. Costello

Barre Fitzpatrick has been engaged with professional training and coaching for over twenty years. He is founder of ‘Stride’ – working with clients who are looking to make big changes. His areas of expertise and interest are: creativity, innovation, walking philosophy, Marcus Aurelius.


Introducing Stoicism and overview of the Meditations
The three disciplines of desire, judgement and action
Prosoche, or awareness as the basis of all meditative practice
A therapeutics of the passions
Living in the present
Spiritual exercises such as:
Keeping a journal
Contemplation of death
Indifference to indifferent things
Socratic dialogue

Weather permitting a philosophy walk may be incorporated

Cost: €25 per person.

For booking please email your name to: [masked]

Marcus Aurelius: ‘Let your every deed and word and thought be those of one who might depart from this life this very moment’.

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  • Roy

    Regretfully I will not be able to attend due to sickness. I have notified the event of my absence. Apologies, but thanks Angelo for the opportunity.

    November 15, 2013

  • Matthew F.

    How is this for a Stoic 'Our Father'?

    November 12, 2013

  • evy

    Hi all
    I'm really looking forward to the 16th with Marcus.
    A friend of mine wants to come along with me.
    We're looking forward to seeing everyone there!

    November 1, 2013

    • Angelo

      Hi, Evy. Don't forget to register with the organizer: [masked]

      November 1, 2013

    • evy

      Thanks Angelo

      November 3, 2013

  • Matthew F.

    ... Looking more closely, with a name "Stride" and reference to "walking philosophy" I wonder is it as hiking day?

    October 13, 2013

    • Matthew F.

      Asked. Reply: Don't worry about the walk - probabaly won't happen as the itinierary is pretty full and it would be only walking around outside for ten-15 mins. So you don't have a problem there!

      1 · October 14, 2013

    • Angelo

      Thanks, Matthew.

      October 14, 2013

  • Matthew F.

    Does booking here obviate booking by email as requested in text?

    1 · October 13, 2013

    • Angelo

      No, you have to book using the email. This meetup is not involved in the organization. If you RSVP here it just means that you are going.

      October 13, 2013

    • Matthew F.

      Thanks - I'll publish here the reply

      October 13, 2013

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