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Summer Stoic School in Rome

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Price: $150.00 /per person

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What

Spend three days in Rome studying ancient and modern Stoicism! Join Massimo and a small group of prokoptontes and prokoptousai (male and female students of Stoicism) to dig into Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, learn about practical Stoicism and how to apply it to your life. While there, walk through the Roman Fori or visit the National Roman Museum, and of course enjoy traditional Roman cuisine and local wines (don't worry, we won't accuse you of being an Epicurean...)!

When & Where

Thursday 7/5 (8pm) to Sunday 7/8 (12pm)

Sala Tirreno of Hotel Mediterraneo, Via Cavour 15

(Near Termini train station, Cavour subway stop on the B line)

Logistics

Registration (at this site, required to reserve your spot): $150, covers only expenses for the meeting room. Refundable until 60 days before event.

The two hotels below are just convenient suggestions, it is possible to find cheaper accommodations in Rome, just make sure you can make it to the meeting place, the Hotel Mediterraneo at Via Cavour 15.

Hotel Mediterraneo (http://www.romehotelmediterraneo.it/):

Single €105.00 – Double €120.00
Including standard taxes + tourist tax: €6.00/day

Room cancellation up to 48hr before
Discount code: Summer Stoic School (for phone or email reservations only)

Hotel Atlantico (http://www.romehotelatlantico.it/):

Single €105.00 – Double €120.00
Including standard taxes + tourist tax: €6.00/day

Room cancellation up to 48hr before

Discount code: Summer Stoic School (for phone or email reservations only)

Textbooks

Meditations, Marcus Aurelius, translation by Gregory Hays, Modern Library. (Electronic edition (http://tinyurl.com/y85uczuw))

How to Be a Stoic, by Massimo Pigliucci, Basic Books. (Electronic edition (http://tinyurl.com/y733qtx3))

Alternative in italiano:

I Ricordi, di Marco Aurelio, traduzione di Francesco Cazzamini-Mussi, Einaudi. (Versione elettronica (http://tinyurl.com/y9h4art7))

Come essere stoici: Riscoprire la spiritualità degli antichi per vivere una vita moderna, di Massimo Pigliucci, Garzanti. (Versione elettronica (http://tinyurl.com/y7ypyo76))

Program

Thursday, July 5

Arrival at the hotel in the afternoon

Dinner on your own

First session (8-11pm): Introduction to Stoicism

Friday, July 6

Morning (9am-12pm) Marcus Aurelius' Meditations

Lunch on your own

Afternoon (3-7pm): Applied Stoicism and practical exercises

Group dinner at a Roman traditional restaurant

Saturday, July 7

Morning (9am-12pm) Marcus Aurelius' Meditations

Lunch on your own

Afternoon (3-7pm): Applied Stoicism and practical exercises

Dinner on your own

Sunday, July 8

Morning (9am-12pm) general discussion and advice on how to keep going

Lunch on your own

Afternoon (3-6pm): walk in the Roman Fori or visit to the National Roman Museum