From ancient to new Stoicism: VII — Some modest suggestions

Figs in Winter
13 min readMay 15, 2024

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

The Stoa of Attalos, in the Athenian Agora; notice the Acropolis in the background. Photo by the Author.

Well, it is now my turn! After having examined the ancient versions of Stoic physics (i.e., science), logic, and ethics, as well as three modern attempts to update Stoicism (Becker’s, Stankiewicz’s, and Gambardella’s), this essay is devoted to a…