Month: January 2017

Philosophy, Fighting, and Martial Arts Mythology: An Interview With Daniele Bolelli

There are certain individuals who can’t be put into a single category. Daniele Bolelli is one of those people. He is a successful author, a university professor, a professional martial artist and a podcast host (and a philosopher and a father and a historian). Perhaps you know him for his cult classic, On the Warrior’s …

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Who Is Cato? Roman Senator. Mortal Enemy of Julius Caesar.

For George Washington and the entire revolutionary generation, Cato was Liberty—the last man standing when Rome’s Republic fell. For centuries of philosophers and theologians, Cato was the Good Suicide—the most principled, most persuasive exception to the rule against self-slaughter. For Julius Caesar, the dictator who famously pardoned every opponent, Cato was the only man he …

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Stoicism and the Art of Happiness: An Interview with Donald Robertson

It was an honor to interview Donald Robertson about stoicism–as he’s been a selfless and prolific contributor to the world of stoic philosophy for a long time. If you are not yet familiar with his work, you should be. He is a cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist, trainer, and author who specialises in the treatment of anxiety and …

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