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SPECIAL EVENTS 2023

1-04-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [January]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventLINK
1-08-2023 City of Orlando / MLK Candlelight March✓ Civil Discourse ✓ InterfaithIn-Person onlyLINK
1-18-2023 Valencia's PJI Coping with Trauma [January]✓ Trauma ✓ StoicismIn-Person EventLINK
1-22-2023 StoicDan speaks at Jacksonville Stoics✓ Stoicism ✓ Skepticism ✓ PyrrhoOnline EventLINK
2-01-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [February]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventLINK
2-11-2023 Valencia's PJI Coping with Trauma [February]✓ Trauma ✓ StoicismIn-Person EventLINK
3-01-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [March]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventLINK
3-01-2023 Valencia's PJI Coping with Trauma [March]✓ Trauma ✓ StoicismIn-Person EventLINK
4-01-2023 North American Summit for Modern Stoicism✓ StoicismIn-Person EventLINK
4-05-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [April]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventLINK
5-03-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [May]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventTBD
6-07-2023 StoicDan's Class in Business Ethics [June]✓ Stoicism ✓ StartupsHybrid EventTBD
10-21-2023 Stoicon 2023 [tentative]✓ StoicismOnline EventLINK
11-18-2023 Stoicon-X Orlando [tentative]✓ Regional ✓ Southeast USAOnline EventTBD


GENERAL CALENDAR / QUICK LINKS

Today is July 19th. It's a Friday
so see the weekly Friday event below.

Orlando Stoics Mondays 7PM Eastern Wildcard Topics Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Orlando Stoics Fridays 7PM Eastern Book Reading Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Tampa Stoics Fridays 7PM Eastern Book Reading In-person only, Panera @ USF, MEETUP LINK
Socrates Cafe Saturdays 3PM Eastern Science & Philosophy Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Orlando Stoics Saturdays 5PM Eastern "Lived Philosophy" In-person only, Imperial Wine Bar, MEETUP LINK
Orlando Stoics Sundays 9AM Eastern New Lectures Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK


PAST EVENTS 2017-2020 (LECTURES ONLY)

Newest items at top. Icons link to published events.

Feb. 4, 2020

Lecture: "The Future of Peace: A discussion of this global issue and the related factors @ Speculative Futures, Orlando, FL    

Jan. 26, 2020

Lecture: "Engaging Young People in Philosophy and Meaning @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL (full room, 24 people)   

Dec. 29, 2019

Lecture: "Death by Despair: Defining Middle-Age Despair & Solutions" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL    

Dec. 22, 2019

Lecture: "Death by Despair: Are American Men Dying from Desperation?" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL    

Nov. 26, 2019

Lecture "100 Years of Science: Stranger Than Fiction" @ Orlando's Thinkers Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
Co-presented by Marco Brunelli (theoretical physicist)      

Oct. 24, 2019

Panel "No Assumptions: Public Discourse" (StoicDan spoke on Social Contract) @ Winter Park, FL
Moderator: Banks Helfrich. Sponsor: Nicole Heintzelman, Winter Park Public Library. Attendance: 30 people.        

Oct. 22, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: What role do women play in the Social Contract?" @ Orlando Thinkers Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
This discussion of Mary Wollstonecraft, Carol Pateman, Virginia Held, and Christine Di Stefano.    

Oct. 6, 2019

Lecture "Stoicism & The Holocaust: How to engage young people with Viktor Frankl's writings" @ STOICON-X ATHENS 2019
Presented at American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece. Hosts: Alkistis Agio and Donald Robertson.

Sep. 29, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: What role do women play in the Social Contract?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
This discussion of Mary Wollstonecraft, Carol Pateman, Virginia Held, and Christine Di Stefano.  

Sep. 22, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: How can we modernize the Social Contract?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
A discussion of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and the Modern Social Contact.  

Sep. 10, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: How can we modernize the Social Contract?" @ Orlando Thinker's Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
A discussion of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and the Modern Social Contact    

Aug. 11, 2019

Lecture: "Unsatisfied: Can we buy our way to happiness?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
Includes the personal story of Gandhi's grandson and "the pencil".  

June 23, 2019

Lecture: "Margaret Fuller & The Transcendentalists" (Women in Philosophy) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

May 26, 2019

Lecture: "Unreason: Why are we ignoring facts in this age of science and technology?" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

May 19, 2019

Lecture: "Unreason: Why are we ignoring facts in this age of science and technology?" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Apr. 28, 2019

Lecture: "Is Forgiveness disappearing today?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

March 3, 2019

Lecture: "Margaret Fuller & The Transcendentalists" (Women in Philosophy) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 27, 2019

Lecture: "What did Emerson Say?" (Emerson's Divinity School Address) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 27, 2019

Lecture: "Redefining Equality: Balancing the concepts of freedom and equality" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 20, 2019

Lecture: "Redefining Equality: Balancing the concepts of freedom and equality" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Dec. 30, 2018

Lecture: "What did Emerson Say?" (Emerson's Divinity School Address) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 25, 2018

Lecture: "Thoreau and Transcendence" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 11, 2018

Lecture: "Selected Essays from Ralph Waldo Emerson" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 4, 2018

Lecture: "Selected Essays from Ralph Waldo Emerson" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Sep. 29, 2018

Lecture: "Comparing Stoicism & Minimalism" @ STOICON 2018
Video published Nov 8, 2018 by University of London, London, England  

Sep. 16, 2018

Lecture: "Comparing Stoicism & Minimalism" @ UUUF  

Sep. 2, 2018

Lecture: "The Minimalist Movement" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 15, 2017

Lecture: "Stoicism 101" (key concepts and history of Stoicism) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

June 18, 2017

Lecture: "Stoicism 101" (key concepts and history of Stoicism) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL