Definition of Stoics. Meaning of Stoics. Synonyms of Stoics

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Definition of Stoics

Stoic
Stoic Sto"ic, n. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, adj., literally, of or pertaining to a colonnade, from ? a roofed colonnade, a porch, especially, a porch in Athens where Zeno and his successors taught.] 1. A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a Greek sect which held that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity, by which all things are governed. 2. Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain. A Stoic of the woods, a man without a tear. --Campbell. School of Stoics. See The Porch, under Porch.
Stoic
Stoic Sto"ic, Stoical Sto"ic*al, a. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. sto["i]que. See Stoic, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Stoics; resembling the Stoics or their doctrines. 2. Not affected by passion; manifesting indifference to pleasure or pain. -- Sto"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sto"ic*al*ness, n.

Meaning of Stoics from wikipedia

- The Stoics identified the path to eudaimonia with a life spent practicing the cardinal virtues and living in accordance with nature. The Stoics are especially...
- Stoic may refer to: An adherent of Stoicism; one whose moral quality is ****ociated with that school of philosophy STOIC, a programming language Stoic...
- they used to explain the natural processes at work in the universe. To the Stoics, the cosmos is a single pantheistic god, one which is rational and creative...
- Stoic Bliss (SB) is a Bangladeshi-American hip hop band. It consists of hip hop artists Kazzurg(Kazi), Ac1d, Lit Slick, Silma, and Shak1r. Stoic Bliss...
- Retrieved 9 February 2017. Ryan Holiday (11 December 2016). "How would the Stoics cope today?". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 February 2017. James Romm (7 November...
- Stowe School are known as Old Stoics. Matthew Vaughn is currently the President of the Old Stoic Society. [2] Old Stoics include: Michael Alexander (1920–2004)...
- logical thought. The Stoics held that an understanding of ethics was impossible without logic. In the words of Brad Inwood, the Stoics believed that: Logic...
- Stoic categories are Stoic ideas regarding categories of being: the most fundamental classes of being for all things. The Stoics believed there were four...
- ancient Stoics held as unquestionable dogma that to live a good life, one needed to live consistently with nature. According to the ancient Stoics, nature...
- a list of Stoic philosophers, ordered (roughly) by date. The criteria for inclusion in this list are fairly mild. See also Category:Stoic philosophers...