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Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at CUNY-City College, formerly co-host of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and formerly the editor in chief for the online magazine Scientia Salon.
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Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius (Apr 07, 2020)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collectors Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful b...
Massimo Pigliucci
Dec 09, 2017
My complete commentary on Larry Becker’s A New Stoicism, arguably the most important book on Stoicism since the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius...     source
A New Stoicism
Revised Edition
by Lawrence C. Becker (Aug 29, 2017)
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What would stoic ethics be like today if stoicism had survived as a systematic approach to ethical theory, if it had coped successfully with the challenges of modern philosophy and experimental science? A New Stoicism proposes an answer to that question, offered from within the stoic tradition but without the metaphysical and psychological assumpti...
Massimo Pigliucci
Dec 09, 2017
My complete commentary on Larry Becker’s A New Stoicism, arguably the most important book on Stoicism since the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius...     source
On Bullshit
by Harry G. Frankfurt (Jan 30, 2005)
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One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit and to avoid being taken in by it. So the phenomenon has not aroused much deliberate concern....
Massimo Pigliucci
Dec 03, 2016
Since Trump is not a liar, but a bullshitter, this is the book for the next few years:     source