MEETINGS

  • Regular meetings occur every 2ND SATURDAY of the month at 9am
  • Theory meetings occur every 4TH WEDNESDAY of the month at 6pm
  • Special meetings occur sporadically (see below)

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER: Instead of meeting in-person, I am hosting events using Google Meet. This is free and easy to use—just RSVP as usual and then follow the invite link in the meeting descriptions on Meetup.com. In the meantime, stay healthy, avoid catastrophic thinking, keep in mind the ‘dichotomy of control‘, support your small businesses however you can, and protect our vulnerable population by following city and state guidelines. — Justin K.



NEXT REGULAR MEETING! [RSVP HERE]

When: Saturday, September 12th at 9am (until 11am)

Where: ONLINE VIA ZOOM (RSVP at Meetup.com to access the invite link)

What about:

  • Seneca the Younger’s “Moral Letters to Lucilius“, Letters 47, 48, 53, 54, 55, 56, 63
  • NOTE: we may also discuss Letters 28, 33, 38, 40, 41, 46 leftover from last month

Note on Translation: We’ll be following the selection of letters found in the the Penguin Classic’s “Letters from a Stoic” trans. Robin Campbell (1969)… You may use that translation, the public domain translation by Gummere (1925), OR any other translation that you prefer.

PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

In terms of preparing for the main discussion, you may…

  1. select a passage or two to share and discuss;
  2. think of questions to propose (or answer) and/or
  3. email me in advance at lastoics[at]gmail[dot]com if you would like to ensure we cover something that you find particularly meaningful.

See you then!

— Justin K.



NEXT THEORY MEETING! [RSVP HERE]

When: Wednesday, Aug. 26th at 6pm (until 8pm)

Where: ONLINE VIA ZOOM (RSVP at Meetup.com to receive the meeting password)

What about:

  • Pierre Hadot’s Inner Citadel (1998) Ch. 4-6 (pp. 54-127)
    • Ch. 4: The Philosopher-Slave and the Emperor-Philosopher
    • Ch. 5: The Stoicism of Epictetus
    • Ch. 6: The Inner Citadel, or The Discipline of Assent

PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU NEED A PDF OF THE READING

In terms of preparing, you should read as much as you can (though you don’t need to do the entire reading to get something out of these meetings!). At the very least, …

  1. select a few passages to share and discuss;
  2. think of questions to propose (or answer) and/OR
  3. email me in advance (lastoics[at]gmail[dot]com) if you would like to ensure we cover something that you find particularly meaningful.

See you then!

— Justin K.



NEXT SPECIAL MEETING!

( STOICON-X LOS ANGELES )

When: Saturday, Oct. 10th 10am-2pm

Where: ONLINE VIA ZOOM (RSVP at Meetup.com to receive the meeting password)

See the Event Page at www.losangelesstoics.com/stoicon

Check out the Call for Presentation if you’re interested in participating!

MORE DETAILS ABOUT SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RELEASED IN AUGUST

See you then!

— Justin K.

2 Replies to “MEETINGS”

  1. Good day,

    My name is David and I would love to attend your stoicism meetings and other philosophy topics. I am developing a growth in the subject and would like partake in ideas sharing meetings as yours. Looking forward your response.

    Thank you.

    David luboya says:
    1. David: All you need to do is show up and be receptive to discussion. If possible, please use Meetup.com to RSVP. That helps me prep the meeting space. If you have further questions, email me at lastoics[at]gmail[dot]com. — Justin K.

      losangelesstoics says:

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