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The Consolations of Philosophy in the time of Covid – 19. Part III – Accountability.

It is hard to see anything positive in the midst of this pandemic. There is no light at the end of the tunnel; the only likely short-term solution is more social distancing; that means no dinners with friends, no live … Continue reading

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The Consolations of Philosophy in the time of Covid – 19. Part II – Agency

If Stoic philosophy offered only the consolation of acceptance, it would be fairly dismal. To me, acceptance alone is justifiably interpreted as fatalism. All is lost, we accept the capricious fate delivered by Fortune and await some turn of events … Continue reading

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