In today’s episode, we will be listening to Letter 2 from Moral Letters to Lucilius. In this letter, Seneca instructs Lucilius on the importance of reading a few select authors, rather than reading a large and varied amount. He even goes so far to say that the reading of many books is a distraction and […]
In today’s episode of JWN Radio Hour, we have Letter 1 from Moral Letters to Lucilius by Seneca. In this letter, Seneca stresses the importance of time and how we waste most of it without even realizing it. When you stop to think about it, time is the only thing that we actually possess. Everything […]
In today’s episode of JWN Radio Hour, we are bringing you an Essay on the ancient Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. This essay originally appeared in The Library of The World’s Best Literature Ancient and Modern, written by James Fraser Gluck.
In this episode of JWN Radio Hour, we’re bringing you the complete audiobook of A Guide To Stoicism, by St. George William Joseph Stock. If you’re brand-new to the philosophy, then this is an excellent book to listen to if you want a general understanding of the basic ideas of Stoicism. In a nutshell, Stoicism […]
In today’s episode, we bring you the full-length audiobook of Enchiridion by Epictetus. Epictetus is ranked as one of the “Big Three” of Stoic philosophy, alongside Seneca The Younger, and Marcus Aurelius (my personal favorite). Although no known writings of Epictetus has survived, we do have his teachings distilled in the form of two books […]