Suggested readings, #33

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

I was an astrologer – here’s how it really works, and why I had to stop. (Guardian)

Umberto Eco as philosophical realist. (Medium)

Nine evidence-based guidelines for a ‘good life’ (Skeptical Inquirer)

Stoic Christianity? (Medium)

I wish I’d never been born: the rise of the anti-natalists. [I still think this is more than a bit silly, but whatever.] (Guardian)

This science vigilante calls out bogus results in prestigious journals. (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.

One thought on “Suggested readings, #33”

  1. Sure, Stoic Xianity, though maybe not what that author wrote. Paul was influenced by the Stoic diatribe after all. And, per what I said the other weak about his 1 Corinthians passage about training his body for the race and eyeing the finish line …

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