On Values (Epistle XLII)

ON VALUES WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XLII. On Values 1. Has that friend of yours already made you believe that he is a good man? And yet it is impossible in so short a time for one either to become good or be known as such. Do you know what kind of […]

L. On our Blindness and its Cure

ON OUR BLINDNESS AND ITS CURE WITH JUDITH STOVE & SIMON DREW SATURDAY JAN 7, 5:30 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THIS EVENT Join Judith Stove and Simon Drew to discuss Seneca’s writings, deriving practical lessons for those on the philosophical path. We recommend reading the selected text before each event (see below), but nonetheless, […]

On the God Within Us (Epistle XLI)

On the God Within Us WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XLI. On The God Within Us 1. You are doing an excellent thing, one which will be wholesome for you, if, as you write me, you are persisting in your effort to attain sound understanding; it is foolish to pray for this when […]

XLIX. On the Shortness of Life

ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE WITH JUDITH STOVE & SIMON DREW SATURDAY DEC 17, 5:30 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THIS EVENT Join Judith Stove and Simon Drew to discuss Seneca’s writings, deriving practical lessons for those on the philosophical path. We recommend reading the selected text before each event (see below), but nonetheless, the […]

XLVIII. On Quibbling as Unworthy of the Philosopher

QUIBBLING IS UNWORTHY OF THE PHILOSOPHYER WITH JUDITH STOVE & SIMON DREW SATURDAY DEC 3, 5:30 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THIS EVENT Join Judith Stove and Simon Drew to discuss Seneca’s writings, deriving practical lessons for those on the philosophical path. We recommend reading the selected text before each event (see below), but nonetheless, […]

XLVI. & XLVII: On Master & Slave

ON MASTER & SLAVE WITH JUDITH STOVE & SIMON DREW SATURDAY NOV 19, 5:30 PM pst REGISTER NOW ABOUT THIS EVENT Join Judith Stove and Simon Drew to discuss Seneca’s writings, deriving practical lessons for those on the philosophical path. We recommend reading the selected text before each event (see below), but nonetheless, the text […]

On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse

On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XL. On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse 1. I thank you for writing to me so often; for you are revealing your real self to me in the only way you can. I never receive a letter from […]

XXXIX. On Noble Aspirations

Soul Searching With Seneca Epistle XXXVIX. On Noble Aspirations HOSTED BY SIMON DREW I’ve been interviewing brilliant philosophers, theologians, artists, and thought-leaders on my podcasts since 2017, and I’m now honoured to be able to bring interested fellow-seekers into these conversations with our Walled Garden events. No matter what stage you’re at on your own […]

XXXVII. On Allegiance to Virtue

Soul Searching With Seneca Epistle XXXVII. On Allegiance to Virtue Simon Drew & Judith Stove break down Seneca’s epistles and liberate the timeless Stoic wisdom within, focusing primarily on the practical application of this wisdom in our modern lives. HOSTED BY SIMON DREW I’ve been interviewing brilliant philosophers, theologians, artists, and thought-leaders on my podcasts […]

XXXVI. On The Value Of Retirement

EPISTLE XXXVI. ON THE VALUE OF RETIREMENT In this epistle, Seneca shares some profound ideas regarding human desire, the role of fate and fortune in our lives, and moving towards an inner solitude away from the bustle of daily life. HOSTED BY SIMON DREW It’s been more than five years from my first encounter with […]