The Fourfold Remedy: Epicurus And The Art Of Happiness Is An Eye-Opening Introduction To Epicureanism

Do you consider yourself an epicurean? Do you enjoy fine food and a pleasurable lifestyle? Being an epicurean is different to being an Epicurean, as in following the teachings of Epicurus. 

The philosophy of Epicureanism is often misunderstood as a hedonistic worldview and I’ll admit to thinking that too when I first came across it. After reading The Fourfold Remedy: Epicurus and the Art of Happiness by John Sellars I was glad to be proven wrong.

A wonderful book on an introduction to Epicureanism, The Fourfold Remedy sets the record straight.

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Eve Riches On Stoic Self-Care And The Power Of Different Perspectives

One of the many fascinating aspects of Stoicism is the path that each person takes to finding it. For Eve Riches, it was a gradual process that eventually influenced her psychology work and led her towards being a big part of Modern Stoicism and The Aurelius Foundation.

Stoic Athenaeum chatted to Eve about her Stoic experiences, the importance of bringing different perspectives into philosophy and the Stoicare project aimed at helping caregivers.

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