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Stoicism in a World out of Your Control

Join me at the gorgeous NoMad Assemblage location in New York City for an evening of practical spiritual exercises to help us gain perspective on common obstacles that we perceive daily. When:Wed, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. at The Assemblage NoMad, 114 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010 Please note: registration ($20) required, click here… Continue reading Stoicism in a World out of Your Control

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A Handbook for New Stoics at the BookMark Shoppe in New York

A pragmatic philosophy more popular than ever—here are 52 ancient lessons to help you overcome adversity and find tranquility in the modern world. Stress often comes from situations that are beyond our control—such as preparing for a meeting, waiting for test results, or arguing with a loved one. But we can control our response to… Continue reading A Handbook for New Stoics at the BookMark Shoppe in New York

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Book launch! A Handbook for New Stoics: Thrive in a World Out of Your Control

On Wednesday, May 15th at 7pm, come and join authors Massimo Pigliucci and Gregory Lopez to celebrate the launch of their new book, A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control—52 Week-by-Week Lessons. We will gather at Brooklyn Commons (388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, RSVP and map here) for… Continue reading Book launch! A Handbook for New Stoics: Thrive in a World Out of Your Control

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Why trust a theory? Epistemology of fundamental physics

Cambridge University Press has recently published a volume edited by Radin Dardashti, Richard Dawid, and Karim Thebault entitled Why Trust a Theory? Epistemology of Fundamental Physics. I have contributed a chapter to the effort, on "Philosophy of science and the string wars: a view from the outside," which is available as free download here. This… Continue reading Why trust a theory? Epistemology of fundamental physics