Re: looking for stoicism

Richard Ottolini (stgprao@sugarland.unocal.COM)
16 Jul 1996 12:58:26 GMT

In article <>, <> wrote:
>caroline laskow wrote:
>> was the religion/philosophy of stoicism thought to endanger the newly
>> emerging christianity? if not, what caused the disappearance of this
>> belief system which, IMHO, holds as much water today as it did for
>> marcus aurelius?
>I don't think Stoicism just disappeared. The writtings of Lucius Seneca
>were popular throughout medieval literature, and I think there was a
>revival of the Stoic school during the Renaissance.

Ditto. Especially when humanistic based philosophy re-appeared during
the Renaissance.