Stoicism Resources

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Definition:

sto·i·cism  /ˈstōəˌsizəm/

noun

  1. the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint.

  2. an ancient Greek school of philosophy founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium. The school taught that virtue, the highest good, is based on knowledge; the wise live in harmony with the divine Reason (also identified with Fate and Providence) that governs nature, and are indifferent to the vicissitudes of fortune and to pleasure and pain.

Videos:

Books:

(All links are to a version that I have read)

Roman Stoics:

(Read)

Meditations* by Marcus Aurelius (Audiobook on YT)

Discourses* and Enchiridion*(Audiobook on YT) by Epictetus

(Currently Reading)

Letters from a Stoic by Seneca

Stoic Six Pack (Contains all works listed above plus some extras) 

*I have read several different translations of these books

Modern:

(Read)

Stoicism For Beginners by Kevin Garnett (Great quick overview)

How to Be a Stoic by Massimo Pigliucci (Audiobook on YT)

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by Donald Robertson

A Guide to Stoicism by St. George Stock

Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Epictetus’s Handbook by Frank Miles (Satire)

(Currently Reading)

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness by Donald J. Robertson

A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine

A New Stoicism by Lawrence C. Becker (Atheist Stoicism)

The Porch and the Cross by Kevin Voth (Stoicism & Christianity)

(Plan to Read)

A Handbook for New Stoics by Massimo Pigliucci & Gregory Lopez (Releases May 14)

On Desire: Why We Want What We Want by William B. Irvine

The Stoic Challenge by William B. Irvine

A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn't by William B. Irvine

The Little Book of Stoicism by Jonas Salzgeber

Practical Stoicism  by Nicholas Mayor

Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction by Brad Inwood

The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Pierre Hadot

Links:

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoicism

The Stoic Life (This website is simple but has a lot of resources): TheStoicLife.org 

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://www.iep.utm.edu/stoicism/

Reddit (Hit or Miss): https://www.reddit.com/r/Stoicism/ 

Community & Practice:

Facebook Groups:

Stoicism: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2204659768/

Stoicism Group (Stoic Philosophy): https://www.facebook.com/groups/Stoicism/

Phone Apps:

Daily Stoic Practices: Android App

Stoic Meditations: Apple App

Podcasts & Blogs:

Stoic Meditations: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/

Massimo Pigliucci: https://howtobeastoic.wordpress.com/

Modern Stoicism: https://modernstoicism.com/

Classes & Courses:

Crash Course in Stoicism

Introduction to Stoicism

The Stoic Contemplation of Death

Epictetus' Enchiridion - Ancient Philosophy & Peace of Mind

Ancient Philosophy: The Stoic School (YouTube channel by Dr. Gregory B. Sadler)