Simon Drew speaks to Michael Tremblay (PhD) – philosopher and contributor to the Stoa Meditation app.
“Stoicism and Wabi-Sabi” explores the parallel concepts of progress over perfection in Stoic philosophy and the aesthetic philosophy of wabi-sabi. The article draws connections between the appreciation of imperfection, impermanence, and the beauty in the mundane. Both Stoicism and wabi-sabi encourage us to embrace the present moment and find virtue
This article delves into Stoicism’s role in a philosophical life, emphasizing the integration of “We” virtues alongside traditional “I” virtues. It explores the significance of vulnerability, interdependence, and authentic relationships in ethical philosophy. By challenging conventional Stoic views, the author highlights the importance of a holistic approach to human flourishing
In this introspective piece, the author grapples with the concept of virtue and its determinants. The article navigates the challenges of defining virtue, exploring its contextual nature within various frameworks. It raises questions about the source of moral authority and the paradox of moral absolutes versus situational judgments. Readers are