The Classics Come to Life, a presentation by Associate Professor Daniel Harris-McCoy: “Seneca, Stoicism, and the Good Life”
Thursday, June 24 6:30pm
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Daniel Harris-McCoy is Associate Professor and Head of Classics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where he teaches courses on a wide range of topics relating to Ancient Greece and Rome. In his research, he has studied Greco-Roman literature, intellectual history, deams and divination, and the reception of classical culture in modern society. He won the UH Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching in 2017.
Seneca, Stoicism, and the Good Life
The Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca wrote extensively on how to grapple with life’s inevitable problems. In this talk, we will discuss what Stoicism has to say about how to deal with misfortune, anxiety, financial challenges, and more.