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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

EVT407267

Thu Aug 22, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
90 mins

Location

Toronto Reference Library
Beeton Hall

Author and psychotherapist, Donald Robertson, presents his book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor and discusses Stoic philosophy and its application to daily modern life. The book discusses the life of Marcus Aurelius to teach lessons about his use of Stoic philosophy and psychological techniques in dealing with issues like desire, anger, anxiety, pain, illness, sadness, loss, and mortality.

Drop in. No registration required. For more information contact the department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Audiences

Adult • Teen

Categories

Author Talks & Lectures • History & Genealogy