Stoicism, Autonomy and Abortion

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The Stoics believed in virtue and the chief one among them, justice. The Stoics also believed in preferred indifferents, for example, health, wealth, reputation, pleasure, and education. What did they believe about autonomy though? The Stoics believed in one type of autonomy that was always within our possession: the freedom from perturbation. In fact, if… Continue reading Stoicism, Autonomy and Abortion

5 Reasons Hypatia of Alexandria Should Be Better Known

Hypatia (born c. 350–370 CE; died 415 CE) was a Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, who lived in Alexandria, Egypt, then part of the Eastern Roman Empire. Very few things are known about Hypatia of Alexandria because none of her personal works survived. But there are at least 5 things worth knowing about her. 1. Hypatia of Alexandria was described as beautiful but this… Continue reading 5 Reasons Hypatia of Alexandria Should Be Better Known

Stoicism, Autonomy, and Abortion

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The Stoics believed in virtue and, in particular, the chief one among them, justice. The Stoics also believed in preferred indifferents, for example, health, wealth, reputation, pleasure, and education. What did they believe about autonomy though? The Stoics believed in one type of autonomy that was always within our possession. In fact, if we worked… Continue reading Stoicism, Autonomy, and Abortion