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  • Published: 9 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473562455
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

Live Like A Stoic

52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life




The practical guide to applying Stoicism to our daily lives

The answers to our daily worries and anxieties – big or small – lie at the heart of Stoic philosophy. Live Like a Stoic is the essential guide to help us live the good life.

It offers a year-long programme of 52 weekly exercises aimed at mastering an array of real-life troubles. Full of practical lessons and sections for journaling, it provides all the tools needed to overcome any life obstacles we might face.

Massimo Pigliucci and Gregory Lopez have created a unique, personalised Stoic curriculum for a lifetime of practice, showing how relevant this ancient philosophy is to modern life.

  • Pub date: 9 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473562455
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

About the Authors

Massimo Pigliucci

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.

Gregory Lopez

Gregory Lopez has a Master’s degree in molecular biophysics. He is founder and facilitator of the New York City Stoics meetup, co-host of Stoic Camp New York, Director of Membership for the Stoic Fellowship, co-organizer of STOICON 2016, and on the team at Modern Stoicism. He also runs a charity that uses cognitive behavioral therapy, which is what led to his interest in Stoicism.


Praise for Live Like A Stoic

“A wonderful and potentially life-altering way to encounter the wisdom of the Stoics, Live Like a Stoic provides readers with structured lessons and exercises to explore Stoic philosophy alongside the lives they, themselves, are living”

Professor William B. Irvine, author of A Guide to the Good Life


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