From ancient to new Stoicism: IV — Becker’s update

Figs in Winter
13 min readMay 3, 2024

A conceptual map of where Stoicism came from and where it may be going

Larry Becker

How do we update ancient Stoicism so that it becomes a viable philosophy for the 21st century and beyond? We start, as we did in this ongoing series, with a solid understanding of ancient Stoicism: if we don’t know the starting point we can hardly chart the way…