Rome Stoic School on Cicero and the Stoics

ven. 19 juillet à 01:00

Fuseau horaire : Paris (GMT+02:00)

Hotel Mediterraneo
Rome
Italie
Rome

[The handbook for this edition of the Rome Stoic School can be donwloaded here: https://tinyurl.com/yaydft3q ] Spend three days in Rome studying ancient and modern Stoicism! Join Massimo and a small group of proficientes (students of Stoicism) to dig into Cicero's writings about the Stoics, learn about practical Stoicism and how to apply it to your life. While there, walk through the Roman Fori or visit the National Roman Museum, and of course enjoy traditional Roman cuisine and local wines (don't worry, we won't accuse you of being an Epicurean...)! Where: Sala Tirreno of Hotel Mediterraneo, Via Cavour 15

(near Termini train station, Termini subway stops on the A and B lines) Registration (at this site, required to reserve your spot): $150, covers only expenses for the meeting room. Refundable until 30 days before event. The two hotels below are just convenient suggestions, it is possible to find cheaper accommodations in Rome, just make sure you can make it to the meeting place. Hotel Mediterraneo ( http://www.romehotelmediterraneo.it/ ) or Hotel Atlantico ( https://www.romehotelatlantico.it ) Single €100.00 – Double €120.00

Including buffet breakfast, wifi and standard taxes Room cancellation up to 48hr before

Discount code: Summer Stoic School (for phone or email reservations only). Note that rooms are locked for our use until February 4st, after which it will be first-come first-serve Textbooks: Delphi Complete Works of Cicero, Delphi Ancient Classics Book 23 ( https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/complete-works-of-cicero-delphi-classics-1 ) Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician, by Anthony Everitt, Random House ( https://www.amazon.com/Cicero-Times-Romes-Greatest-Politician-ebook/dp/B003E8AJ2E/ ) How to Be a Stoic, by Massimo Pigliucci, Basic Books ( https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781541644533 ) A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control, by Massimo Pigliucci & Gregory Lopez, The Experiment ( https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781615195336 ) Program: Thursday, July 18 Arrival at the hotels in the afternoon. Suggestion: dinner after the first session, when restaurants will be open and actually serve food... First session (7-9pm): Introduction to Stoicism. What is it? How did it come about? What is it good for? (Chapter 2 and Appendix of How to Be a Stoic) Cicero, his time, and his relationship to Stoicism (pretty much all of Everitt’s book) Friday, July 19 Morning session (9am-1pm, coffee, tea & snacks provided): Cicero’s De Finibus, book III: the argument in favor of Stoicism (Delphi Complete Works of Cicero) Live like a Stoic: the discipline of desire & aversion (part I of Pigliucci & Lopez) Lunch in small groups, local eateries (1-3pm) Afternoon session (3-7pm, coffee, tea & snacks provided): Cicero’s De Finibus, book IV: the argument against Stoicism (Delphi Complete Works of Cicero) Live like a Stoic: the discipline of action (part II of Pigliucci & Lopez) Group dinner at a Roman traditional restaurant (optional, cost of dinner not included in School's fee) Saturday, July 20 Morning session (9am-1pm, coffee, tea & snacks provided): Cicero’s Stoic Paradoxes (Delphi Complete Works of Cicero) Live like a Stoic: the discipline of assent (part III of Pigliucci & Lopez) Lunch in small groups, local eateries (1-3pm) Afternoon session (3-7pm, coffee, tea & snacks provided): Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations (Delphi Complete Works of Cicero) Live like a Stoic: putting together your own set of Stoic practices (Epilogue of Pigliucci & Lopez) Dinner in small groups, local eateries Sunday, July 21 Morning session (9am-12pm): general discussion about Stoicism as a philosophy of life; advice on how to keep your training going; overview of the next Rome Stoic School Lunch in small groups, local eateries Afternoon session (2-5pm): visit to Marcus Aurelius’ statue and Capitoline Museums (optional, cost not included in School's fee)

Source: https://www.meetup.com/fr-FR/Stoic-School-of-Life/events/258333614/


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