The Philosopher Epictetus on Loss

Epictetus was a Neoplatonist, a philosophy that was basically Stoic but made more palatable to those who shunned the label.  He was highly influential on the Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius.  He is often called the New Socrates, and many of his references to the pagan philosopher in his Handbook are replaced with references to Saint … Continue reading The Philosopher Epictetus on Loss