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The Core Dogmas of Stoicism



The core dogmas of Stoicism (Keith Seddon, "Stoics," message 2928; cf. Pierre Hadot, The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, pp. 36-43 and Bruce MacLennan, Notes on Marcus Aurelius IV, B) are:


(1) Our rationality is a fragment of God's (one consequence of which is that we are obliged to perfect it).

(2) The only good is virtue and action motivated by virtue; the only evil is vice and action motivated by vice.

(3) The only things entirely within our own power (all things being equal) are our intentions, judgements, desires and aversions.



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