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Podcast Profile: Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life Podcast

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37 episodes
2022 to 2024
Median: 50 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Donald Robertson, the author of "How to Think Like a Roman Emperor", and a cognitive-behavioral therapist, talks about how to apply Stoicism in the modern world, discussing philosophy, psychology and self-improvement with guests from all walks of life. Available on Google and Apple podcasts.
donaldrobertson.substack.com


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Stoic philosophy • self-improvement • cognitive-behavioral therapy • ancient philosophers • modern applications • interviews • mental resilience • psychology • books and authors • practical advice

"Stoicism: Philosophy as a Way of Life Podcast" is a podcast that delves into the application of Stoic philosophy in modern life, orchestrated by Donald Robertson, who is also a cognitive-behavioral therapist and author. The podcast broadly explores the intersection of Stoicism with various aspects of contemporary existence, focusing on philosophy, psychology, and self-improvement.

Particular episodes feature discussions on diverse topics such as the influence of Stoic principles on democracy, the relationship between Stoicism and sports, and the role of Stoic philosophy during times of historical and modern pandemics. The podcast also covers the relevance of Stoicism in different contexts like politics, education, and therapy, highlighting how ancient philosophical teachings can be applied to present-day issues and personal development.

The episodes often feature interviews with a range of guests, including academics, authors, athletes, and practitioners of various disciplines who share their insights and experiences with Stoicism. Through these conversations, the podcast explores how Stoic ideas can help individuals manage emotions such as anger, achieve clarity and wisdom, and cultivate resilience.

Listeners can expect to find episodes that examine the philosophical underpinnings of figures like Marcus Aurelius and Socrates, drawing connections between Stoic philosophy and other traditions such as Buddhism. The podcast also discusses practical applications of Stoic techniques, offering listeners guidance on how to incorporate Stoicism into their daily lives for self-improvement and better emotional regulation.

In addition to philosophical exploration, the podcast sometimes includes readings from classical texts and modern interpretations, providing a well-rounded understanding of Stoicism and its contemporary relevance. Overall, the content is geared towards those interested in philosophy, personal growth, and the practical benefits of ancient wisdom in today's world.


Episodes:
Episode Image How Stoicism can Save Democracy
2024-May-09
33 minutes
Episode Image The Stoic Mindset in Sports and Life
2024-May-02
61 minutes
Episode Image Street Epistemology and the Socratic Method
2024-Feb-13
72 minutes
Episode Image The Plague of Marcus Aurelius
2024-Feb-08
68 minutes
Episode Image Overview of "Marcus Aurelius: The Stoic Emperor"
2024-Jan-23
20 minutes
Episode Image Did Marcus Aurelius say Kindness is More Manly Than Anger?
2024-Jan-18
12 minutes
Episode Image Areté: Philosophy and Coaching
2023-Dec-07
60 minutes
Episode Image Excerpt from "Marcus Aurelius: The Stoic Emperor"
2023-Oct-26
9 minutes
Episode Image Socrates and Love
2023-Oct-19
79 minutes
Episode Image Clarity and Wisdom
2023-Oct-12
50 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism and Buddhism
2023-Aug-24
78 minutes
Episode Image Design your Mind with Stoicism
2023-Aug-17
70 minutes
Episode Image Tips for Practical Stoicism in Everyday Life
2023-Jul-20
57 minutes
Episode Image Stoic Philosophy and Alcoholism
2023-Jul-06
17 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism and the Live and Let Live Movement
2023-Jun-29
86 minutes
Episode Image Plato of Athens, with Robin Waterfield
2023-Jun-22
76 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism and Martial Arts with Michael Tremblay
2023-May-11
63 minutes
Episode Image Philosophy as a Way of Life with Matthew Sharpe
2023-Apr-27
73 minutes
Episode Image What is Wisdom? with J.W. Bertolotti
2023-Apr-20
72 minutes
Episode Image The Choice of Hercules
2023-Mar-23
10 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism, Cognitive Therapy, and Resilience
2023-Mar-09
64 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism, Self-Help and Modern Psychology
2023-Mar-02
121 minutes
Episode Image How Stoicism Cures Anger
2023-Feb-23
15 minutes
Episode Image The Great Discourse of Protagoras
2023-Feb-16
22 minutes
Episode Image Anya Leonard on Why Classics Matter Today
2023-Feb-09
47 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism as a Philosophy of Life
2023-Feb-02
19 minutes
Episode Image Archeology: Marcus Aurelius and Carnuntum
2023-Jan-26
15 minutes
Episode Image Alexandra Hudson on Classics and Civility
2023-Jan-19
53 minutes
Episode Image Short Guided Relaxation Exercise
2023-Jan-15
13 minutes
Episode Image Stoicism in a Time of Pandemic
2023-Jan-11
7 minutes
Episode Image Marcus Aurelius and Carnuntum
2023-Jan-06
22 minutes
Episode Image Massimo Pigliucci on Socrates, Stoicism and Leadership
2022-Dec-22
57 minutes
Episode Image Tim LeBon on Stoicism and Psychology
2022-Dec-15
61 minutes
Episode Image Podcast: Experimental Technique
2022-Dec-08
10 minutes
Episode Image Interview: Kasey Pierce and 365 Ways to be More Stoic
2022-Nov-17
24 minutes
Episode Image Death, Love, Stoicism
2022-Nov-04
18 minutes
Episode Image How to Actually Practice Stoicism
2022-Oct-21
20 minutes