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Title Think like a stoic [(DVD) videorecording] : ancient wisdom for today's world.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2021]
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 Nichols Adult Great Courses  188 MAR    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 11 hr. 15 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (186 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Physical Medium DVD 4 3/4 in. rda
Description DVD digital optical rda
NTSC rda
DVD video file DVD video rda
Lectures lcgft
Series The great courses. Philosophy, religion & intellectual history
Great courses (DVD). Philosophy, religion & intellectual history. Ancient philosophy.
System Details DVD.
Language In English; closed-captioned.
Performer Lecturer, Massimo Pigliucci, The City University of New York.
Note 25 lectures (30 min. each).
"Course No. 5030"--Container.
Summary Discover how to think and act like a Stoic as you get introduced to one of the ancient world's most important -- and practical -- schools of philosophy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references in course guidebook.
Contents Disc 1. How to live like a stoic sage -- Stoicism from Heraclitus to Thoreau -- The stoic garden: physics, ethics, logic -- How stoics understand providence -- The stoics on desire and disipline -- Disc 2. The stoics on interacting with others -- The stoics on decision-making -- Seneca's letters to Lucilius -- Seneca on grief and distress -- Epictetus on the importance of reason -- Disc 3. Epictetus on overcoming fear -- Epictetus on desire, action, and judgement -- A manual for the good life: the enchiridion -- Marcus Aurelius on being thankful -- Marcus Aurelius, virtue and the vineyard -- Disc 4. Marcus Aurelius on managing turmoil -- From stoic self-mastery to cosmopolitanism -- Drawing inspiration from stoic role models -- How stoics bear responsibility and conflict -- Misusing and misunderstanding stoicism -- Stoicism for everyday life -- Four family problems and stoic solutions.
Subject Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 -- Philosophy.
Stoics -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Videodiscs.
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 BC-65 AD.
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180.
Genre Lectures.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Pigliucci, Massimo, lecturer.
Teaching Company, production company.
ISBN 9781644650622
Standard No. 9781644650622
Music No. ID5030A-01 The Teaching Company (disc container)
PB5030A The Teaching Company (course guidebook)
5030 The Teaching Company
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