Event Details

Stoicon-X Los Angeles is a mini-conference held in Los Angeles in the spirit of (and in collaboration with) Modern Stoicism’s larger Stoicon event. Both conferences are held in order to discuss Stoic philosophy and its application to everyday challenges of modern living.

Stoicon-X Los Angeles 2023

This past Stoicon-X L.A. was a success! Thanks to all who participated.

If you’re interested in speaking at next year’s event (Nov. 2024), feel free to correspond with Justin at justin@lastoics.com. Everyone else, stay tuned for updates!

Past Stoicon-X L.A. Talks

The following videos are recordings from the Stoicon-X Los Angeles 2020, 2021, and 2023 event. All speakers except our guest-speakers were members of the local Los Angeles Stoics group.

Stoicon-X L.A. 2023

“Reflections on Memento Mori” (Sirri from Turkey)

“How Confucianism Can Help Us Practice Stoicism” (Justin from L.A.)

“Stoicism and Self-Transformation” (Dave from L.A.)

“The Stoic Athlete Mindset” (Chris from L.A.)

“Stoicism and the Complaint-Free World” (Joshua from Portugal)

“A View From Above: How to not take life too seriously” (Jared from Idaho)

Stoicon-X L.A. 2021

“Freedom in Stoic Philosophy” (Justin Kitchen)

“Cognitive Reframing” (Jimmy Thrasher)

“Stoic Prayer” (Luis Monzo)

“Can a Stoic Thrive in an Outcome-Oriented World?” (David Lipschutz)

“At the Intersection of Fate and Cosmopolitanism” (Megan Walls)

“The Circles of Concern” (Santara Gonzales)

Stoicon-X L.A. 2020

“Meeting People Where They Are” (Corey Moore)

“The Stoic Position on Fate” (Juan Torres)

“How Two Phrases Changed My Entire Life Perception”(Kiko Suura)

“Stoic Tragedy: Medea and Anger” (Matt Gomez)

“Consolation of Philosophy” [a poetry reading] (Lillian Doyle)

Supplementary Document

“After A Handbook for New Stoics“(Greg Lopez, co-founder of The Stoic Fellowship)