Apr 11Liked by Maxim Lott

I had no idea that Epictetus had anticipated Adam Smith. This is a fascinating essay, beginning to end.

I've long been interested in reading the Stoics, but I've always started with Marcus Aurelius and quickly gotten bogged down in what seem like platitudes, at least in the early going. What is your view of his Meditations?

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Apr 10Liked by Maxim Lott

A stoic that I love is Seneca. Here's a nice primer: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/seneca/

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