Stoicism is one of the most famous Greek philosophies. But how can you apply this ancient wisdom to your daily life? In How to be a Stoic, Massimo Pigliucci explains how to be a modern stoic, and how following this philosophy can benefit you. Here are some key takeaways from his book.
Massimo Pigliucci is the K.D Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He has a doctorate in genetics from the University of Ferrar (Italy), a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include the relationship between science and philosophy and the nature of pseudoscience.