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  • adj. Alternative capitalization of stoic
  • n. Alternative capitalization of stoic

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  • [Collected papers of one of the foremost scholars on Stocism. see especially ˜The logical basis of Stoic ethics™ and ˜Stoic eudaimonism™.]

    Stoicism

  • Aurelius '"Meditations" define what is often called a Stoic view on life.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2008

  • There are the centurions Varus and Pudens, Terentius Priscus his compatriot, Decianus the Stoic from the Spanish town of Emerita, the self-sacrificing Quintus Ovidius, Martial's neighbour at Nomentum and a fellow-client of Seneca, and, above all, Julius Martialis.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • For sōphrosynē, however, by far the most important of the Hellenistic schools was the Stoic, which revived the Platonic canon (henceforth more often called Stoic) and made it the center of its moral teaching.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • But the restored life was merely histrionic: the Stoic was a recluse parading the market-place and a monk disguised in armour.

    The Life of Reason

  • This school may be described as Stoic, though its theology was often accepted by men who did not actually call themselves Stoics; for example, by Cicero himself, who, as an adherent of the New Academy, the school which repudiated dogmatism and occupied itself with dialectic and criticism, was perfectly entitled to adopt the tenets of other schools if he thought them the most convincing.

    Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero

  • The "wise man" of the Stoic is a kind of saint -- a superman, as it has since been called -- very analogous to his God.

    Initiation into Philosophy

  • The morality of the Stoic is the pride of the natural man who is conscious of being a moral creature, but who has no suspicion of a morality higher than and transcending the individual subject, nor of a personal moral depravity.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

  • For Socrates himself was of none at all; and although Cato was called a Stoic, it was more from a resemblance of manners in his worst qualities, than that he avowed himself one of their disciples.

    Three Sermons: I. on mutual subjection. II. on conscience. III. on the trinity

  • And we her fad glad friends all bear a part Of grief, for all would break a Stoic's heart.

    The works of the British poets : with prefaces, biographical and critical

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