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School of philosophy during the Roman Empire that emphasized reason as a means of understanding the natural state of things, or logos, and as a means of freeing oneself from emotional distress
the principles or the practice of the stoics-being very even tempered in success and failure
{n} the opinions or maxims of the Stoics
The opinions and maxims of the Stoics
A philosophical doctrine developed by the Greeks that taught people to live in conformity to the natural order of the cosmos; this meant peacefully accepting one’s duties and responsibilities even if such acceptance involved great personal pain and sacrifice
(philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno
was the doctrine of a Greek school of philosophy known as the Stoics This group taught that human beings should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submissive to natural law, calmly accepting all things as the result of divine will It is a Greek pagan version of the Islamic, Kismet, "what ever will be, will be "
A Greek philosophy that became popular among the upper classes in Roman times, Stoicism emphasized duty, endurance, self-control, and service to the gods, the family, and the state Its adherents believed in the soul's immortality, rewards, and punishments after death, and in a divine force (providence) that directs human destiny Paul encountered Stoics when preaching in Athens (Acts 17: 18-34), and Stoic ideas appear in Ecclesiastes, the Wisdom of Solomon, Proverbs, John 4: 23 and 5: 30, James 1: 10, and 1 Peter 2: 17
belief that one should live according to providence/fortune/destiny and accept one's fate with indifference or, in the case of extreme hardship, with courage
{i} quality of being emotional, impassiveness, quality of being unaffected by strong emotions
approval Stoicism is stoical behaviour. They bore their plight with stoicism and fortitude. patience and calmness when bad things happen to you. School of philosophy in Greco-Roman antiquity. Inspired by the teaching of Socrates and Diogenes of Sinope, Stoicism was founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium 300 BC and was influential throughout the Greco-Roman world until at least AD 200. It stressed duty and held that, through reason, mankind can come to regard the universe as governed by fate and, despite appearances, as fundamentally rational, and that, in regulating one's life, one can emulate the grandeur of the calm and order of the universe by learning to accept events with a stern and tranquil mind and to achieve a lofty moral worth. Its teachings have been transmitted to later generations largely through the surviving books of Cicero and the Roman Stoics Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius
an indifference to pleasure or pain
A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness
The idea that true virtue or excellence lies in not being affected by outside events and in not experiencing passions or emotions; impossible to attain, but still the natural human state of living according to reason
an indifference to pleasure or pain (philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno
the principle or practice of showing indifference to pleasure or pain
A development from Cynicism Unlike Cynics, Stoics accept the ideas of society and social duty, and also argue that while external goods (health, friendship, money etc ) are not essential for happiness, they are still preferable to external evils (sickness, enmity, poverty etc )
stoicity
stoicism

    Silbentrennung

    Sto·i·cism

    Türkische aussprache

    stōısîzım

    Aussprache

    /ˈstōəˌsəzəm/ /ˈstoʊəˌsɪzəm/

    Etymologie

    [ 'stO-&-"si-z&m ] (noun.) 1626. From stoic +‎ -ism

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