Epictetus: Ancient wisdom for the modern world

Epictetus was a former slave turned philosopher. From his students’ notes we have four discourses, a handbook, and a few fragments. In the Enchiridion (or handbook) Epictetus wrote that external events are not up to us. And though we can exert varying degrees of influence, our desired outcome isn’t guaranteed. But our goals, values, and actionsContinue reading “Epictetus: Ancient wisdom for the modern world”