Is Stoic joy an oxymoron?

Stoicism is misunderstood. People think a Stoic is emotionless like Mr. Spock. It’s a view I’ve been guilty of promoting. In A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, philosophy professor William B. Irvine describes how the ancient philosophy of Stoicism is relevant today. His key point is that Stoicism is about finding tranquilityContinue reading “Is Stoic joy an oxymoron?”