The Stoic Bookshelf

A reading list for those wanting to dive deeper into Stoicism. 

The Essential Originals

1. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

2. Letters of a Stoic by Seneca

3. Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus

More Marcus Aurelius

4. Marcus Aurelius: A Biography by Anthony Birley

5. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by Donald Robertson 

More Seneca 

6. On the Shortness of Life by Seneca

7. Dialogues and Essays by Seneca

8. On The Happy Life by Seneca

9. The Tao of Seneca by Tim Ferris

More Epictetus

10. The Art of Living by Epictetus 

11. Courage Under Fire by James Stockdale 

Modern Books 

12. The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday

13. Ego is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday

15. The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday

16. Stoicism and The Art of Happiness by Donald Robertson

17. The Philosophy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Donald Robertson

18. A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine

19. A Field Guide to a Happy Life: 53 Brief Lessons for Living by Massimo Pigliucci

20. How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life by Massimo Pigliucci

 

 

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