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Stoicism: Stoicism, an ancient philosophy founded in Greece, emphasizes personal virtue, wisdom, and resilience in the face of life's challenges. It teaches acceptance of things beyond one's control and maintaining inner tranquility through rationality and virtue. Representatives are Zeno of Citium (334-262 BC), Cleanthes of Assos (331-232 BC), Chrysippus of Soli (280-207 BC), Seneca the Younger (4 BC-65 AD), Epictetus (55-135 AD). See also Ancient Philosophy, Zeno.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Th.W. Adorno on Stoicism - Dictionary of Arguments

Adorno XIII 226
Stoa/Stoics/Adorno: the Stoics assumed, opposed to the real predominance of the pleasure principle, a state in which there should be no such thing as affects, such as pleasure and pain, any more.
As soon as hedonism enters into reflection, and thought sinks into what is actually pleasure and pain, instead of leaving itself directly to the pleasure principle, it points beyond itself in its consistency.
Thus he has succeeded in establishing ethical ideals which are not so far away from those of the average serenity of the wise, as they are in many respects present...
XIII 227
... in a so non-materialist thinker as Spinoza.
>B. Spinoza, >Hedonism.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Th. W. Adorno
Max Horkheimer
Dialektik der Aufklärung Frankfurt 1978

Theodor W. Adorno
Negative Dialektik Frankfurt/M. 2000

Theodor W. Adorno
Ästhetische Theorie Frankfurt/M. 1973

Theodor W. Adorno
Minima Moralia Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophie der neuen Musik Frankfurt/M. 1995

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften, Band 5: Zur Metakritik der Erkenntnistheorie. Drei Studien zu Hegel Frankfurt/M. 1071

Theodor W. Adorno
Noten zur Literatur (I - IV) Frankfurt/M. 2002

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften in 20 Bänden: Band 2: Kierkegaard. Konstruktion des Ästhetischen Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Gesammelte Schriften in 20 Bänden: Band 8: Soziologische Schriften I Frankfurt/M. 2003

Theodor W. Adorno
Über Walter Benjamin Frankfurt/M. 1990

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophische Terminologie Bd. 1 Frankfurt/M. 1973

Theodor W. Adorno
Philosophische Terminologie Bd. 2 Frankfurt/M. 1974

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