'Most readers of Stoicism are struck by the earnestness of their endeavour to “figure out” the meaning of life, and many people over the centuries have found their arguments convincing.'
Donald Robertson continues his exploration of Stoicism, the philosophy that underpins Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
'The curious fact is that originally philosophy was very much a practical concern. Most of the ancient schools of Western philosophy were about as concerned with one’s lifestyle and the use of contemplative exercises as Oriental traditions such as Hinduism and Buddhism.'
Donald Robertson explores Stoicism, a branch of classical philosophy with a therapeutic outlook that seems particularly relevant to our times.