We will continue our reading of ancient texts by reading the works of Seneca, philosopher and playwright. Many modern Stoics claim his writings to be among their favorites.
To emphasize the modern application of Stoicism in one's life, please bring something to discuss that you have seen in you life that is an example of a stoic approach to life or a complex issue that we may explore with Stoic philosophy. Examples: an article you read, a current event, a situation from a book, movie or TV, a personal experience...
PDF file available online:
online on webpage: http://www.stoics.com/seneca_epistles_book_1.html
podcast of Seneca's letters: http://www.lettersfromastoic.net/