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1 other faeries sat together in bunches, huddled against the cold, and let the snow coat them, mad and exposed stoics.
2 IN A nation of stoics, the most patient sufferers—by common consent—are those from Tohoku, the poor north-eastern area struck by earthquake and tsunami on March 11th.
3 They are the Stoics.
4 Mr Reimer, who has apparently read the Stoics, says "we will do our best under worse conditions."
5 But only about a third of the stoics fell, despite their higher physical risk.
6 Stoics, the most secure kind of happiness could be found in the only thing that we are in control of — our inner world.
7 As a follower of Nietzsche, the Stoics, Bergson, and other irrational philosophers, Deleuze was seeking the way to "reconstruct" philosophy after dethroning the traditional metaphysics.
8 I've been particularly drawn to the presocratics, the stoics, Lucretius, Schopenhauer, Sartre, Camus, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Corlis Lamont, and Santayana.
9 the Stoics have thought, that the emotions depended absolutely on our will, and that we could absolutely govern them.
10 To seek to extinguish anger utterly, is but a bravery of the stoics.
11 Stoics bestowed too much cost upon death, and by their great preparations, made it appear more fearful.
12 The most famous exercise of meditation is the premeditatio mallorum as practiced by the Stoics.
13 years ago the stoics were urging people to adopt a positive attitude in the face of life's vicissitudes and they probably weren't the first.
14 Stoics were supportive of a society based on unofficial and friendly relations among its citizens without the presence of a state.
15 2.1). The early Christians opposed the deterministic views (e.g., fate) of Stoics, Gnostics, and Manichaeans prevalent in the first four centuries.
16 Christians championed the concept of a relational God who interacts with humans rather than a Stoic or Gnostic God who unilaterally foreordained every event (yet Stoics still claimed to teach free will).Every early Christian author with extant writings who wrote on the topic prior to Augustine of Hippo (412) advanced human free choice rather than a deterministic God.
17 On a more abstract level, model-theoretic anti-realist arguments hold that a given set of symbols in a theory can be mapped onto any number of sets of real-world objects—each set being a "model" of the theory—provided the relationship between the objects is the same (compare with symbol grounding.) In ancient Greek philosophy, nominalist (anti-realist) doctrines about universals were proposed by the Stoics, especially Chrysippus.
18 Spinoza, however, deviated significantly from Epicureans by adhering to strict determinism, much like the Stoics before him, in contrast to the Epicurean belief in the probabilistic path of atoms, which is more in line with contemporary thought on quantum mechanics.
19 Spinoza, however, differed sharply from the Stoics in one important respect: He utterly rejected their contention that reason could defeat emotion.
20 Later Greek schools of philosophy, including the Cynics, Stoics, and Epicureans, continued to be influential after the Roman annexation of Greece, and into the post-Classical world.
21 As his three major works demonstrate, Clement was influenced by Hellenistic philosophy to a greater extent than any other Christian thinker of his time, and in particular, by Plato and the Stoics.
22 The Stoics developed many basic notions that today are the rudiments of linguistics.
23 The idea of grammatical cases is also traced back to the Stoics, but it's still not completely clear what the Stoics exactly meant with their notion of cases.
24 Ancient Greek philosophers like Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics were exponents of virtue ethics, and "did not accept the formal principle that whatever the good is, we should seek only our own good, or prefer it to the good of others."
25 Stoic epistemology generally emphasized that the mind starts blank, but acquires knowledge as the outside world is impressed upon it. The doxographer Aetius summarizes this view as "When a man is born, the Stoics say, he has the commanding part of his soul like a sheet of paper ready for writing upon."
26 His writings were influenced by earlier Greek and Roman thinkers, including Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, and the Pyrrhonists.
27 Galen's education had exposed him to the five major schools of thought (Platonists, Peripatetics, Stoics, Epicureans, Pyrrhonists), with teachers from the Rationalist sect and from the Empiricist sect.
28 Galen connected many of his theories to the pneuma and he opposed the Stoics' definition of and use of the pneuma.
29 The Stoics, according to Galen, failed to give a credible answer for the localization of functions of the psyche, or the mind.
30 The Stoics only recognized the soul as having one part, which was the rational soul and they claimed it would be found in the heart.