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The Stoic Threefold Path to Knowledge

How does a philosopher grow wiser?

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In the second half of his Meditations, the great Stoic philosopher and Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, offered a brief curriculum for the cultivation of knowledge:

Devote yourself to understanding your own mind, the universal mind, and the mind of your fellow man. Concentrate on yourself and forge a just mind. Reflect…

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