Marcus Aurelius

The All-Round Philosopher

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is one of the most popular works of philosophy among general readers. It is a ‘philosophical’ work in the very general sense of being a series of reflections on life and how best to live it. But is it a work of philosophy in a more technical sense?

Some academic philosophers have doubted this. To be sure, the Meditations contains…

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John Sellars

John Sellars

Reader in Philosophy at Royal Holloway, University of London. Author of, among other things, Lessons in Stoicism (Penguin) / The Pocket Stoic (Chicago).

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