Stoicism: Its First and Greatest Principle

If you don’t master this, the rest of the philosophy won’t help you.

Steven Yates
6 min readJan 5, 2022

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Stoicism is all over Medium. There must be hundreds of articles on the philosophy on this site. With that quantity, I wondered if there was any more to be said on the subject, or if I was the one to say it.

Steven Yates

I am the author of What Should Philosophy Do? A Theory. I write about philosophy, life, the future, a few current affairs, and every so often, a little music.