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Stoicon-X Toronto 2019

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Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street

2nd Floor, Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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Stoicon-X Toronto 2019

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Stoicism is making a revival. It’s a philosophy of virtue that guides us to align ourselves to what is truly good, and many people are transforming their lives through its teachings.

It’s popular with a number communities world-wide, ranging from psychotherapists to Silicon Valley technocrats. Forbe’s magazine stated that modern Stoic thought "holds fascinating promise for business and government leaders tackling global problems in a turbulent, post-recession slump."

Luckily for us, Toronto is at the heart of the Stoicism movement, with the world’s largest actively philosophizing Stoic group.

Stoicon-X events are annual conferences organized around the world. The theme for this year's conference in Toronto is PRACTICE. Stoicism is a highly practical philosophy. It is meant to be put into action and it is not designed for those who prefer to stay on the armchair. However, since the majority of the ancient texts are missing, we are uncertain of how the Stoics actually practiced.

The Modern Stoic movement has found itself and is now in the process of discovering and developing ways to practice both individually and collectively. This year's conference is meant to continue this discussion.

Speakers

"How to Be a Stoic When You Don't Know How" presented by Chuck Chakrapani

"The View from Above: A Transformation of Perspectival and Participatory Knowing" presented by John Vervaeke

"How to Practice like a Roman Emperor" presented by Donald Robertson

"How to Thrive in a World out of Your Control, One Practical Exercise at a Time" presented by Massimo Pigliucci

Agenda

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Registration

9:30AM - 12:00PM

Morning sessions/presentations

12:00PM - 1:15PM

Lunch (on your own)

1:15PM - 4:00PM

Afternoon sessions/presentations plus StoicTalks

4:00PM and Beyond

The Afterparty AKA "The Drunken Symposium"

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Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street

2nd Floor, Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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