Toss A Cogito To Your Witcher: Stoicism And Geralt Of Rivia’s Philosophy Of Life

Popular culture is filled with characters who live and breathe philosophy through their actions. It’s through this lens I find philosophy easier to interpret and become more thoughtful about how to apply certain lessons in my own life.

When it comes to a philosophy like Stoicism, a character that displays Stoic aspects is Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher series.

I’ll caveat this article by saying I don’t believe Geralt to be a pure Stoic. What is worth noting is that he does embody certain traits that gel with the philosophy.

So, let’s take a deeper look into The White Wolf’s philosophy of life and how it can help to make Stoicism easier to understand.

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