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A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

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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 show was originally aired on Againts The Grain on February 2dn of 2009.