Against the Grain

Against the Grain – The Stoics on Happiness

How to attain equanimity and peace of mind was an obsession of the ancient Stoic philosophers. The psychological techniques they championed for taming desire and achieving happiness are described in William Irvine's book "A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy."

This a rebroadcast of Against the Grain for February 2, 2009.

 

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