Features tagged in the Philosophical Category of Epictetus

Epictetus Exercises

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Epictetus' Question: Ta eph’hemin, ta ouk eph’hemin Practice It At the end of his work the Enchridion, Epictetus asks the question, "What is up to us, what is not up to us?" In Greek, "Ta eph’hemin, ta ouk eph’hemin". Apply this simple question to the situation...
Stoic Penknife Exercise
Epictetus’ Philosopher's Review Practice It Epictetus's three questions are a great exercise to perform at the close of a day, or as a daily evening exercise. But this exercise can also be helpful at any time of day to invite a Stoic philoso...
Stoic Penknife Exercise
Epictetus' Hercules' Training Practice It In his "Discourses", Epictetus writes, "What would become of Hercules if there had been no lion, hydra, stag or boar, and no savage criminals to rid the world of? What would he have done in the abs...
Stoic Penknife Exercise

Epictetus Quotations from Stoic Philosophers

Quotations from Stoic Philosophers like Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus

Epictetus Stoic Doctrines