Stoicism: Further Reading (After Stoic Week)

Putting Stoicism into Practice

Irvine Robertson Morris Pies Vernezze Buzare Lebell Ussher Ussher 2

Introductions to Ancient Stoicism

Sellars Brennan Inwood

Studies Exploring the Practical Side of Ancient Stoicism

Nussbaum Sorabji Sorabji Gifford Sellars

Books on Practical Aspects of Roman Stoicism

Hadot Long Reydam Xenakis

Stoicism and Psychotherapy

Robertson Still Dryden

S. A. Moore Brookshire, “Utilizing Stoic Philosophy to Improve Cognitive Behavioral Therapy”, NC Perspectives 1 (2007), 30-36.

R. W. Montgomery, “The Ancient Origins of Cognitive Therapy: The Reemergence of Stoicism”, Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy 7 (1993), 5-19.





Virtue Ethics



C.S. Peirce, "The Three Normative Sciences" (30 April 1903) CP5:120-50, EP2:196-207.





ARISTOTLE'S ETHICS
TABLE OF VIRTUES AND VICES

SPHERE OF ACTION OR FEELING EXCESS MEAN DEFICIENCY
Fear and Confidence Rashness (thrasutes) Courage (andreia) Cowardice (deilia)
Pleasure and Pain Licentiousness/Self-indulgence (akolasia) Temperance (sophrosune) Insensibility (anaisthesia)
Getting and Spending
(minor)
Prodigality (asoltia) Liberality (eleutheriotes) Illiberality/Meanness (aneleutheria)
Getting and Spending
(major)
Vulgarity/Tastelessness (apeirokalia/banausia) Magnificence (megaloprepeia) Pettiness/Stinginess (mikroprepeia)
Honour and Dishonour
(major)
Vanity (chaunotes) Magnanimity (megalopsychia) Pusillanimity (mikropsychia)
Honour and Dishonour
(minor)
Ambition/empty vanity (philotimia) Proper ambition/pride Unambitiousness/undue humility (aphilotimia)
Anger Irascibility (orgilotes) Patience/Good temper (praotes) Lack of spirit/unirascibility (anorgesia)
Self-expression Boastfulness (alazoneia) Truthfulness (aletheia) Understatement/mock modesty (eironeia)
Conversation Buffoonery (bomolochia) Wittiness (eutrapelia) Boorishness (agroikia)
Social Conduct Obsequiousness (areskeia) / Flattery (kolakeia) Friendliness (philia) Cantankerousness (dyskolia/dyseris)
Shame Shyness (kataplexis) Modesty (aidos) Shamelessness (anaischuntia)
Indignation Envy (phthonos) Righteous indignation (nemesis) Malicious enjoyment/Spitefulness (epichairekakia)

Virtues and Vices: Aristotle

Virtues and Vices: Confucius
mercy/humanity/benevolence/compassion (ren) 仁慈
righteousness (yi) 义
courage 勇气
filial piety 孝顺
propriety (yi) 礼
wisdom (zhi) 智慧
trustworthiness 诚信