Stoa Nova event: Arête: on the nature of human excellence

The point of Stoic training is to become more virtuous. But what does “virtue” mean? Definitely not what Christians refer to by that term. We’ll discuss not just the canonical four virtues of practical wisdom, courage, justice, and temperance, but more broadly what it means to strive to be an excellent (i.e., virtuous) human being.

Suggested reading here.

When: Monday, 28 October 2019, at 6pm.

RSVP here.

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Massimo is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He blogs at and He is the author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.

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