Essays Tagged: "Stoicism"

Canova's "Perseus with Head of Medusa"

ses many techniques that were used by Greek sculptors, he use of detailed anatomy, a combination of stoicism and portrayals of anguish, stiff posture, contrapposto and the draping of the fabric around ...

(1 pages) 82 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Philosophical position of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

is methods. This philosophical basis of the relationship between Atticus and his children is one of stoicism.At this point, stoicism may be a foreign word. It is a part of philosophy, which is the lov ... l conclusions. There are many different ways of logical thought, and one of them just happens to be stoicism. Stoicism, put simply is a way of living life. A stoic would say the best life, the happies ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Apathy opposed to morality.

"L'indifférence est le grand sommeil de l'âme."*The term 'Stoicism' derives from the Greek word 'stoa,' meaning portico. A portico, or colonnade according to ... toics came to hear their master teach, and hence this was how they obtained their title as 'Stoics'.Stoicism was arguably the most prominent school of Greek philosophy. Inaugurated by Zenos of Citium ... ent school of Greek philosophy. Inaugurated by Zenos of Citium (334-262 BC) a little before 330 BC, Stoicism, along with Epicureanism, ushered in the new Hellenistic era in philosophy and was said to ...

(8 pages) 103 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Epicuris and His Life Objective".

Plato's view on pleasure and pain is to distance oneself from them as much as possible. Conversely, Stoicism and Epicureanism philosophies of pleasure slightly differ although both share other beliefs ...

(6 pages) 75 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Tools that Shaped Cicero's Political Ideologies

us, through exploring the influences of Gaius Marius upon Cicero, identifying Cicero's education in Stoicism and Law, and through exploring the oratory power of Cicero, an understanding of what influe ... arissa taught Cicero the traditions of Plato and Aristotle while Diodotus taught Cicero the idea of Stoicism . Diodotus would become a life long friend of Cicero and it becomes apparent that the philo ...

(8 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This article describes the triumphs that former Roman emperor Marcus Aurelus encountered; throughout his reign in power.

to the trials of everyday life.With hindsight Marcus' greatest omission was that he did not impose Stoicism as the imperial religion, with as much rigour as Theodosius later imposed Christianity. Had ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Discovery of the Unconscious

r in perfect balance with each other. This pursuit of balance is one of the fundamental concepts of Stoicism. Their meditations are on the present and their daily exercises hope to achieve that balanc ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Concept of the Happy Life; A Comparison in Epicurean and Stoic Philosophies

the similarities between the two philosophies ended there; the philosophical arguments presented by Stoicism and Epicureanism differ greatly in terms of religious beliefs, fatalistic existence, and ho ... at the human soul is the ultimate expression of the Logos (The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Stoicism); alternatively, Epicureans believed true religion lies in contemplation (Mannion, 30). Tho ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Cognitive Interventions

of cognitive therapists and philosophers. Its roots can be traced back to ancient Greek philosophy, Stoicism. "Stoicism is essentially a system of ethics which, however, is guided by logic as theory o ... hics which, however, is guided by logic as theory of method, and rests upon physics as foundation" (Stoicism, 2006). Stoicism is concerned with how we as human understand the events in our lives. Some ...

(7 pages) 259 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stoicism

ics are considered by many as representatives of a philosophical system of deuterogenic importance. Stoicism revisited Pre-Socratic theories, Plato, Aristotle and even Cynicism. A shared view among th ... even Cynicism. A shared view among the modern analysts of philosophy and particularly Plato is that Stoicism is a stone idol of the teachings of Plato. This is a continuation of the notions of the 19t ...

(48 pages) 194 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Philosophy of the Past and A Good Time in the Present

e different forms of thought being presented, the first of which was Epicureanism and the other was Stoicism. These were the two forms presented in reading that we are to write about.For all intensive ... control. The quicker a person could accept his role the happier and easier his life would be.As for Stoicism, there were multiple forms and transformations of Stoicism that were discussed in the readi ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Socrates And Abelard

n many respects although dealing with varied subjects. Although it is doubtful as to whether or not stoicism is directly responsible for Abelard's book on Ethics many of the same concepts are explored ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Modesty

rosity, "tough assertiveness, fearlessness, and pride" (p.87), and self-mastery, including physical stoicism and the capacity to resist/ignore women. These attributes of honor are, in turn, related to ...

(1 pages) 668 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

JUSTIN MARTYR'S FIRST APOLOGY

in classical Greek philosophy. In Dialogue with Trypho Justin explains how his search for truth in Stoicism, Aristotelianism, Pythagoreanism, and Platonism came up empty. Then one day, walking along ...

(6 pages) 1084 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stoicism

luenced us. One of the most influential, even today, as its influences in Christianity show us, was Stoicism. Founded by Zeno of Citium, and later developed into a systematic body of doctrine, complet ... ional thought and explanation, and is a single organized structure in all its entirety. The core of Stoicism seems to lie in the Logos, which is what embodies the universe to make it a single, almost ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cicero and the Feudal Link

us, through exploring the influences of Gaius Marius upon Cicero, identifying Cicero's education in Stoicism and Law, and through exploring the oratory power of Cicero, an understanding of what influe ... arissa taught Cicero the traditions of Plato and Aristotle while Diodotus taught Cicero the idea of Stoicism . Diodotus would become a life long friend of Cicero and it becomes apparent that the philo ...

(8 pages) 30 0 4.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Patience

.Another example of patience as an external characteristic is taken from my grandfather's life. His stoicism was exceptional and served as an example in our family. He would always wait calmly in queu ...

(2 pages) 722 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Weeping in The Odyssey

o return home. Similarly, Penelope is a strong woman that plays mind games with her husband through stoicism. However, she still releases her painful emotions about her husband through crying, knowing ...

(2 pages) 782 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss key developments in western thought by looking at western philosophical trends

genhahn, 2005, pp.56). He believed life was predetermined and this influenced the later movement of Stoicism. Protagoras (ca. 485-410 BC) followed the Sophistic tradition. He postulated that all truth ... Plato and Aristotle, various schools of thought emerged, namely Skepticism, Cynicism, Epicureanism, Stoicism and Neo-Platonism. These thoughts can still be seen in many circles today.The movement of s ...

(8 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

World Health Organization

ent underreporting of pain, which may stem from fear of being labeled as seeking drugs, by cultural stoicism, or by misconceptions about the normalcy of their pain levels. All cancer patients should b ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology