History of Philosophy / LESSON 22
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Stoicism and the Quest for Apathy

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Leonard Peikoff explains how Stoic philosophy — with its emphasis on fulfilling one’s role in a divinely ordered universe and accommodating oneself calmly to fate — helped pave the way for an ethics of duty and altruism. Peikoff also discusses the Stoic view of the fundamental equality of all men.  

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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