Revised Second Edition: The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

I’m pleased to announce that in December 2019, Routledge will be publishing the revised second edition of my 2010 book The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy. It will be available in both hardback (ISBN 9780367219871) and paperback (ISBN 9780367219147) formats. The content has been thoroughly revised, with hundreds […]

Book Summary: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius (2019) is published by St. Martin’s Press in hardback, ebook, and audiobook formats. This is a brief summary of the contents. The introduction explains how I came to write the book, drawing on my background in academic philosophy and training as a cognitive-behavioural […]

Coming Soon: New Edition of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

I’m delighted to announce that a new edition of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, with which I was involved, is due for publication in December 2019 by Capstone, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons. Capstone Classics is a series of deluxe hardback editions of classic texts. This special edition of The Meditations is beautifully […]

Save 35% off How to Think Like a Roman Emperor on Amazon US

Save 35% off the list price if you order the best selling hardback now from Amazon US. Also available in audiobook and ebook formats. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius was a #1 best seller in philosophy, has been nominated for two literary awards, and has received an […]

Series of Talks on Stoicism at Toronto Public Libraries

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited to deliver a series of talks at several of the public libraries in my home city of Toronto. Follow the links below for more information… Fort York Library, Tuesday 9th July, 6.30-8pm Toronto Reference Library, Thursday 22nd August, 2-3.30pm Lillian H. Smith Library, Wednesday 11th September, 6.30-8pm […]

First 300 Reviews of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, my sixth book, came out in April. It’s now been rated/reviewed over 300 times on Goodreads. It has also been reviewed in several publications, including The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Robertson […] displays a sound knowledge of Marcus’ life and thought. The […]

Spotlight on How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by the American Philosophical Association (APA)

Read the full article here… What is How to Think Like a Roman Emperor about? How does it fit in with your larger research project? For those of us who are unaware of the nonprofit’s work, can you describe one or two of the ways it has utilized Stoicism to comment on modern living (e.g. […]

Tim Ferriss on Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

Tim Ferriss recently brought out his own edition of the letters of Seneca, called The Tao of Seneca, which includes an interview I did about Stoicism. He also included Stoicism and the Art of Happiness in his recommended reading list: Donald Robertson’s book [Stoicism and the Art of Happiness] was highly recommended by the Stoic […]