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The Pocket Philosopher is broadcast where we'll be using philosophy and open discussion to figure out how to life a good life. We'll be exploring ideas and thoughts on practical philosophy from the Stoics to Aristotle and more modern day thinkers. The purpose here is to pick up some tools along the way that can be applied to our own lives, to reduce some of our unconscious negative thinking and suffering, and build up resilience to deal with hardship.

The Pocket Philosopher is broadcast where we'll be using philosophy and open discussion to figure out how to life a good life. We'll be exploring ideas and thoughts on practical philosophy from the Stoics to Aristotle and more modern day thinkers. The purpose here is to pick up some tools along the way that can be applied to our own lives, to reduce some of our unconscious negative thinking and suffering, and build up resilience to deal with hardship.
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United Kingdom

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The Pocket Philosopher is broadcast where we'll be using philosophy and open discussion to figure out how to life a good life. We'll be exploring ideas and thoughts on practical philosophy from the Stoics to Aristotle and more modern day thinkers. The purpose here is to pick up some tools along the way that can be applied to our own lives, to reduce some of our unconscious negative thinking and suffering, and build up resilience to deal with hardship.

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English


Episodes

Episode 5: Decision & Stoicism

12/10/2018
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Episode Notes: Welcome to The Pocket Philosopher, a podcast where we explore the ideas and concepts of philosophy and Stoicism to figure out how to live better lives. In this episode we'll be exploring the philosophy of decision making, and how taking responsibility for our decisions and our actions can help us live good and happy lives. We'll be exploring ideas from Viktor Frankl, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and Seneca to help us along the way.

Duration:00:14:09

Episode 4: Meaning, Purpose & Stoicism

11/26/2018
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Episode Notes: Welcome to The Pocket Philosopher, a podcast where we explore the ideas and concepts of philosophy and Stoicism to figure out how to live better lives. In this episode we'll be exploring the necessity to develop some sense of purpose or meaning in our life. We'll be discussing Stoic ideas as well as the work of Victor Frankl, a survivor of the Nazi concentration camps. We'll also be looking at how we can determine meaning in our own lives and provide some sense of direction...

Duration:00:13:47

Episode 3: Stories & Stoicism

11/12/2018
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Episode Notes: Welcome to The Pocket Philosopher, a podcast where we explore the ideas and concepts of philosophy to figure out how to live better lives. In this episode we'll be exploring the concept of stories, some ideas from the stoics and how belief and stories themselves can influence our lives for better and for worse. We'll also be looking at some practical things we can do to use stories to our advantage, to build resilience and reduce suffering.

Duration:00:32:12

Episode 2: The Philosophy Of Epictetus and The Dichotomy of Control

10/14/2018
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Episode Notes: Welcome back, in this episode of The Pocket Philosopher we'll be exploring the life of one of history's greatest Stoic philosophers, Epictetus. We'll talk about his personal philosophy, the dichotomy of control and learning to love fate. We'll also be looking at how we can apply these concepts to our own situation and get closer to living a good life.

Duration:00:22:51

Episode 1: An Introduction To Stoic Philosophy

9/28/2018
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Episode Notes: In this episode we will be discussing the basics of Stocism and Stoic philosophy. From its founder, Zeno of Citium, to core Stoic principles, to some key examples of Stoic practice. As with all episodes, the purpose here is to use ideas and philosophy to figure out how to the live the best possible lives. Enjoy!

Duration:00:32:33

Episode 0: An Introduction

9/16/2018
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Episode Notes: In this introduction we go through what the philosophy podcast will be about, it's purpose and the structure that it will take. I touch upone some of the upcoming themes and what you, as the listener, can expect.

Duration:00:10:00