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    though. The first two periods of Stoicism are what constitutes as “Greek Stoicism”, the first period starts with the founding of the school of Stoa by Zeno and the second period concludes when the biggest school of thoughts moves from Athens to Rome. One of

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    Stoicism

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    Ethics, a stoic is defined as “a member of a school of philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium about 300 B.C. holding that the wise man should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submissive to natural law.” So what school of philosophy are we talking about? Who is Zeno of Cittium? Why did the stoics behave as they did? In the early part of the 4th century B.C. going on into the middle of the 3rd, a man named Zeno of Cittium left his home of Cyprus and went to Athens. There, he began to teach

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    Analyzing Zeno of Citirum

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    Almost none of the works by early stoics remain. Scholars mainly analyze quotes and summaries by the successors of the original founder. Zeno of Citium founded the philosophy of Stoicism around 300 BCE. His school met informally at the Painted Stoa, a covered colonnade on the northern edge of the Athenian Agora (Sellars, 1). Zeno was the son of a merchant from Citium in Cyprus, but his environment was heavily influenced by the Greeks. Although there is no way of knowing exactly what sparked his interest

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    How Stoicism Impacted Roman Beliefs

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    this paper. 134 Words Summary of Evidence Stoicism arose in the fourth century BCE in ancient Greece and was established by Zeno of Citium (335-263 BCE). Although Zeno of Citium established many of the beliefs and practices of Stoicism, over time Stoicism changed according to the ideas and the beliefs of later stoics. The form of Stoicism that was practiced by Stoics after Zeno emphasized the belief in pantheism or the belief that God is not one being but exists in everything. The Manual of Epictetus

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    Ataraxia Argument Essay

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    other than the philosopher, Zeno of Citium. Zeno of Citium’s ideological basis about ataraxia was based more upon virtue as stated in Stoicism by John Sellars in which Sellars described Zeno of Citium’s and other Stoic’s notion as, they (the Stoics) claimed that virtue alone is sufficient for happiness and external goods and circumstances are nowhere near as important as many people tend to assume (pg. 3) Just to briefly compare, Epicurus’ ataraxia and aponia to Zeno of Citium’s ataraxia and apatheia

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    strong emotions and that pleasure is not the sole end of life, this is a gross misunderstanding of Stoicism. According to Dr. Zeno Breuninger, "Stoics believe a person is born with everything he needs." The Stoic seeks to lead a life at peace with himself and the world around him, governed at all times by moderation and Virtue. Stoicism was founded by Zeno of Citium © 331-232 BC), who was a merchant until a shipwreck found him in Athens where he began to study many schools of philosophy(Fieser)

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    Stoicism

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    that a stoic is someone who can experience pain and hardship without displaying their feelings and emotions. The word ‘stoic’ comes from the Greek word ‘stoa’ meaning column. Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 308 BC. Stoicism is divided into three parts: logic, physics, and ethics. Stoics live their life with an impassive approach, demonstrating self-control and detachment from distracting emotions. Practicing stoics master their passions and emotions

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    To compare humans you are simply comparing ideas. Thoughts, experiences and philosophies that all combine together to create individuals. Two experiences and two people who see the same scenario with different perspectives. Such is the way with Brutus and Cassius. This pair of Roman senators shows us the difficulty of having a realist and an idealist work together, yet the pair manages to overcome their different views on the world to work together and assassinate “the foremost man of all this world

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    Encheiridion or The Handbook Epictetus (A.D.c.55-c.135) was a Stoic, that is he was a representative of Stoicism. Stoicism was a philosophical movement that was popular in the ancient world, from when it was founded by Zeno of Citium, until the death of the Roman emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius. Stoicism came from the Greek word “Stoa Poikile” which means “painted porch”. Epictetus was a freed slave who studied Stoic philosophy and later taught it in Rome and then in Greece. The

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    The Stoic Tradition

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    The Stoic Tradition In the approximate year of 320 B.C., one could be walking down the street with a high probability of passing a house where several men would be gathered out on the porch. It is likely that this was a gathering of individuals discussing philosophy. The gatherings became a more common occurrence, and since they would take place out on the porches, the school of philosophy derived from them takes its name from the Greek stoa, or porch. The ideology of that movement is henceforth

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