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Stoicon 2016

Videos from New York Stoicism Conference

This contains videos from the Stoicon 2016 conference in New York. See the Modern Stoicism website for information about past Stoicons or for details of the Stoicon 2017 conference in Toronto.

  1. Start On Becoming an Insult Pacifist by Bill Irvine
  2. Start Stoicism as a Wellbeing Intervention by Jules Evans
  3. Start Stoicism, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Therapy by Donald Robertson
  4. Start Is Stoic Virtue as Off-Putting as it Seems? by Julia Annas
  5. Start Albert Ellis: Resiliency, Compassion, and Stoicism by Debbie Joffe Ellis
  6. Start Stoic Exercises and Foucault by Cinzia Arruzza
  7. Start Can you be a Stoic and a Political Activist? by Christopher Gill
  8. Start Stoic Ethics-in-Action by Lawrence Becker
  9. Start Workshop: Struggling With Anger? by Greg Sadler
  10. Start Keynote: The Daily Stoic, Practical Philosophy by Ryan Holiday


Your Instructor


Donald Robertson
Donald Robertson

I was fortunate enough to be one of the founding members of Modern Stoicism and Stoic Week. I'm the author of five books on philosophy and psychotherapy, including the following titles on Stoicism:

  • The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitve Psychotherapy (2010)
  • Build Your Resilience (2012)
  • Stoicism and the Art of Happiness (2013)

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