Closereads: Epictetus’ “Discourses” (Part One)

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For the first time since 2015, we return to this foundational Stoic figure, reading through ch. 1 of this series of informal lectures written down by Epictetus’ student Arrian in around 108 C.E.

What is it about us that enables self-control? Read along with us.

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