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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm Justin Vacula and this is episode 61 – Ward Farnsworth author of The Practicing Stoic. We talk about the psychological benefits of applying Stoicism, finding fulfillment in life, and changing bad habits amidst discussion of his chapters on judgments, externals, perspective, death, desire, emotion, and adversity. Ward Farnsworth is Dean of the University of Texas School of Law. He has written extensively on law, rhetoric, and Chess. His prior books include Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric and Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor. His newest book 'The Practicing Stoic' released June 2018. -- Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can connect with me on social media; find past episodes on many podcast platforms; and join my Discord chat server for interactive discussion. Support my work by becoming a donor through Patreon or Paypal to access special rewards including the ability to have upcoming guests answer your questions, custom podcast episodes, and personalized one-on-one discussions. Share, comment, like, subscribe, and leave reviews to help support my efforts. Email me with your thoughts – justinvacula at gmail.com. Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to past content: Main website: http://www.stoicsolutions.com SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/justinvacula iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/stoic-philosophy/id1264404483 YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/justinvacula Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/justin-vacula/stoic-philosophy Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?authuser&u=0#/ps/I4gq7yzmfr63glwfvin2kmciifq Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StoicSolutionsPodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StoicSolutions Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/justinvacula Engage at home or on-the-go with podcast listeners and people interested in Stoicism & Philosophy in my new interactive easy-to-use Discord chat channel: http://justinvacula.com/2018/04/02/stoic-solutions-podcast-discord-chat/ Podcast music, used with permission, is from Fairyland's album 'Score to a New Beginning.' View their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Groupe.Fairyland.Officiel/ Audio edits are brought to you by John Bartmann: https://johnbartmann.com/audio-editing/ Resources: http://justinvacula.com/resources/ Modern Stoicism http://modernstoicism.com Massimo Pigliucci blog 'How to be a Stoic' https://howtobeastoic.wordpress.com Show Notes: Ward's book: https://smile.amazon.com/Practicing-Stoic-Philosophical-Users-Manual/dp/1567926118/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1529291037&sr=8-1&keywords=ward+farnsworth+the+practicing+stoic

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