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A Fortunate Storm

Dr. Chuck Chakrapani


Unshakable Freedom

A Companion Volume to
A Fortunate Storm
Contents
The Strange Story
of Stoicism


The Story of a Shipwreck

It was a dark and stormy night.


Follow that man!

The man Zeno followed around


I am Diogenes, the dog!


Diogenes the dog



Zenos quest for knowledge


Crates outrage

The porch philosophers


Softening Cynicism

A fortunate storm
Notes
The Story of the Seven
Scholarchs

Five hundred years of Stoic thought



Zeno to God: Why do you call me?


Cleanthes: The boxer takes over

Philosopher by day, gardener by night

The likable dullard



The way has already been


prepared for me.

Chrysippus,
the long-distance runner, follows

Give me the principles and I will


find the proof

If there were no Chrysippus,


there would be no stoa

Chrysippus: The good and the questionable

The second founder of Stoicism


Give the donkey a drink of wine

Zeno of Tarsus

Diogenes of Babylon

Antipater of Tarsus

Antipater, the Pen-noise


Panaetius of Rhodes, the last scholarch


Non-Stoic heroes of Stoicism

Socrates as a de facto sage



Cicero, the polymath


Stoicism moves to Rome


Notes
The Story of a Slave
and an Emperor
(and Two Others)

Seneca, the exile


who tutored an emperor

The wealthy Stoic


The end of Seneca

Rufus, the third founder of Stoicism



Epictetus,
philosophys most famous slave

Aurelius,
the Emperor inspired by a slave

How Marcus became an emperor


The troubled life of Marcus Aurelius


Meditations,
the most widely read book on Stoicism
Notes
The Story of the Survival
of Stoic Works


Notes
How I Came to
Write This Book

Notes

Unshakable Freedom: What They are Saying

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR