The Stoic Jew

"Are you sure it was a rat?" (Seneca - Letter #71: On the Supreme Good)

May 25, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 8 Episode 8
The Stoic Jew
"Are you sure it was a rat?" (Seneca - Letter #71: On the Supreme Good)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today’s episode was inspired by a conversation I overheard between my neighbor (who is an exterminator) and an overconfident customer. This conversation led to yet another insight into how moral philosophy should and shouldn’t be approached, according to both Judaism and Stoicism. 

- Seneca, Letter #71: On the Supreme Good
- Rambam: Mishneh Torah, Sefer ha’Mada, Hilchos Deios 2:1-2
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