Stoicism Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

3,307 words, approx. 12 pages
Stoicism STOICISM is a philosophy related to the ancient Greek Stoic school, which took its name from the painted "porch" (stoa) on the northern side of the Athenian Agora (now ruins par... Read more
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Aitia The Greek word aitia (or aition) derives from the adjective aitios, meaning "responsible," and functions as such as early as the Homeric poems. It was originally applied to agents,... Read more
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Hellenistic Thought The Hellenistic era extends from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE to the conquest of Egypt by the Romans in 30 BCE. Though defined in terms of political events, it is al... Read more
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Stoicism Stoicism was a philosophical movement founded in Athens in the late fourth century BCE by Zeno of Citium. Although Stoicism was shaped by many philosophical influences (including the thought ... Read more