Stoicism Cards by The School of Life
50 of the best insights and sayings from the great Stoic thinkers married up with commentary to bring out their applicability to our own lives.
We still pay homage to one of the most relevant philosophies ever devised when we call someone ‘stoic’ for the way they handle the challenges in their lives with resilience and calm. Originating in Greece around 300 BCE, Stoicism was for many centuries the most popular philosophy in the Western world, teaching people practical advice on how they could flourish in uncertain times and overcome their anxieties.
53 cards - 70mm x 100m x 25mm
How to Use the Cards:
- On one side, we find quotations from its leading proponents: among them, the ex-slave Epictetus, the politician and dramatist Seneca, and the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
- On the reverse, we learn more about the history, beliefs, and practice of Stoicism from its origins to the present day.