For The Love of Wisdom: An Interview with Jennifer Baker

I initially connected with Jennifer Baker through her piece on Stoicism with the unexpected title “Can Charlie Brown be Happy?” I had a million questions and I’m sure you do too.  Before we get to that, a bit of background. Jennifer is currently a professor at the College of Charleston where she teaches courses on … Continued

Translating The Stoics: An Interview With “The Daily Stoic” Co-Author Stephen Hanselman

Stephen Hanselman has worked for more than three decades in publishing as a bookseller, publisher, and literary agent. He is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, where he received a master’s degree while also studying extensively in Harvard’s philosophy department. Stephen is also the co-author of The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the … Continued

An Interview with the Master: Robert Greene on Stoicism

Except for the Stoics themselves, no one has influenced me as a reader and writer more than Robert Greene. Which is why I was nervous but excited to interview Robert about stoicism and this ancient philosophy has influenced his work over the years. It’s not everyday that one gets the opportunity to interview their idol … Continued

The Life and Legacy of Cato: An Interview With Author Jimmy Soni

Jimmy Soni is the author of Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar, a biography of Cato the Younger. Soni’s forthcoming biography of mathematician, Claude Shannon, will be published in 2017. What came first, your interest in stoicism or your interest in Cato the Younger? What initially sparked that interest? It … Continued

A Guide To The Good Life: An Interview With William B. Irvine

  William B. Irvine is professor of philosophy at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is the author of A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy. For more on his life and writings, visit his author website at WilliamBIrvine.com   There is the perception that practitioners of Stoicism tend to try … Continued