Just a quick reminder that the Marcus Aurelius anniversary event organized by Modern Stoicism will take place on Sunday. See the EventBrite listing for details or to book your ticket, free of charge. There’s still time to register if you’re interested in joining us, and over 1,200 other participants. Can’t make it on time? Book now and, for a small donation, you’ll be granted access to videos of the presentations afterwards.
Please help spread the word by sharing the link below with anyone you think may be interested in learning more about Stoic philosophy. Thanks!
NB: Approximate times, schedule may vary slightly.
12pm EST. Welcome, Donald Robertson (5 min)
12.5pm, Introduction, Christopher Gill, emeritus professor of Ancient Thought, Exeter University, editor of Marcus Aurelius: Meditations, Books 1–6 (OUP) (45 min)
12.50pm, Core Ideas of Marcus’ Stoicism, John Sellars, author of Marcus Aurelius (Routledge) (30 min)
1.20pm Break (10 min.)
1.30pm, The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Robin Waterfield, editor of Meditations: The Annotated Edition (Basic Books) (30 min)
2pm, Marcus Aurelius, the Man, Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius (St Martins) (30 min)
2.30pm, Perspective: The Modern Relevance of Marcus Aurelius and the Meditations for Professional Women, Sukhraj Gill and Lori Huica discussion with Justin Stead, founder of the Aurelius Foundation (30 min)
Looking forward to seeing you there,