Suggested readings, #26

Here are some interesting articles I’ve come across recently, for your consideration:

Overrated: Ludwig Wittgenstein. The Austrian philosopher and 20th-century genius disabled others and inspired decades of needless self-destruction among his disciples. (Standpoint Magazine)

Stoicism at the Athenian Acropolis. The view from above in Stoic philosophy. (Medium)

If the Louvre was on fire, should we rescue the art first or the people? (Well, can you tell me a bit more about those people of yours…?) (3 Quarks Daily)

There are no easy answers when it comes to eating consciously. New book “Messy Eating” gathers academics to discuss the philosophy of eating animals. (Medium)

Why love ends. (OUP Blog)

The simple art of not being miserable. (Actually, not that simple.) (Medium)

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Massimo is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He blogs at and He is the author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.

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