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Why did Stoicism appeal to the Romans?

Roman educated men, just like some Greek educated men, were  attracted to stoicism because it was a powerful philosophy. It  advocated the pursuit of happiness, freedom form (MORE)

What is the opposite to stoicism?

Probably dramatic or animated.If you mean: what philosophy is the  opposite of the Stoic philosophy, the answer is Epicureanism.
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What is Stoicism How does Brutus show that he follows this philosophy?

Stoicism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy. The founder of Stoicism is Zeno of Citium in Athens in 3rd century BC. The Stoics believed that destructive emotions arose d (MORE)

What is stoicism?

The philosophy of stoicism as espoused by the Greeks (notably Zeno, 334 BC-262 BC) saw negative emotions as failures to act with wisdom and virtue. They believed that virtue a (MORE)

What is cynicism stoicism epicureanism and skepticism?

Cynics- This term derives from the Greek work "kunos" which means "dog-like." Early Cynics e.g. Diogenes were ANTI-SOCIAL:  1. The world (everything external) is evil s (MORE)

Who founded stoicism?

Stoicism is a school of philosophic thought founded during the  Hellenistic civilization time. This particular school of thought,  founded by Zeno of Citium, taught that emo (MORE)

Who was part of the ancient philosophy of stoicism?

 Stoicism was founded in  Athens by  Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC. Important Greek  stoic philosophers were Cleanthes, Chrysippus, Diogenes of Babylon,  (MORE)