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Interactive video lesson plan for: The philosophy of Stoicism - Massimo Pigliucci

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What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism.

Lesson by Massimo Pigliucci, animation by Compote Collective.

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