I have a seven year old daughter and since she was born I’ve been interested in how Stoicism relates to parenting. People sometimes ask me if there’s anything “out there” on Stoicism for parents. There are a growing number of resources online so I thought it was time to do a blog post listing some… Continue reading Stoicism and Parenting (Stoic Mums and Dads)
This is the text of a ten-minute talk I gave about Socrates to an audience of people who were mostly new to philosophy… My daughter, Poppy, is six years old. She loves Greek mythology. She’s Nova Scotia’s leading expert on Hercules and she loves Wonder Woman – an Amazonian princess created by Zeus. Poppy also… Continue reading Socrates and Forgiveness
Short story about Tyrian purple dye and the origins of Stoicism.
Piece of biographical fiction about Marcus Aurelius and the civil war in the eastern empire, triggered by Avidius Cassius, written for my five-year old daughter, Poppy, and other children.
Children’s story about Diogenes the Cynic.
This is a draft of a story I wrote for my three-year old daughter, Poppy, because she keeps asking me to tell her more about Socrates.
A short story about the Lambton Worm, with some elements of Greek philosophy.