Daily Archives: July 22, 2010

Irrational Passions from a Rational Faculty

Today, I read my friend’s notes on Neo-Stoicism.  The Neo-Stoics believed that there were four passions: pleasure, desire, fear, and sorrow.  They didn’t think that these passions proceeded from an irrational faculty, though.  Rather, they held that the rational faculty is making an … Continue reading

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