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On October 17th, 2020, the Modern Stoicism Association organised the eighth edition of the Stoicon (Stoic Conference). This unique event brings together every year researchers, practitioners and amateurs of Stoic philosophy. For the first time — due to the health crisis — the event took place entirely online. For more than eight hours, Donald Robertson, Massimo Pigliucci and Phil Yanov were responsible for the animation and the smooth running of the conferences on the Zoom application. What should we take away from these twenty-two presentations, which brought together more than 2,000 Internet users?

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The Stoicon team and the speakers

The twelve thirty-minute speeches, the guest of honour’s speech and the ten five-minute lightning talks can be reduced to three main points: stoicism is a living system, an efficient system and a system that is attracting more and more interest. …

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French blogger on Modern Stoicism. I’m (mostly) using Medium to offer English translations of my articles that are published on www.unregardstoicien.com

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