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Prison Philosophy

"Wherever a man is against his will, that to him is a prison" - Epictetus

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An encounter with Stoic philosophy is good preparation for any eventuality including incarceration.

Two novels address the theme of Stoic philosophy in prison:
The Epictetus Club: Lessons from the Walls by Jeff Traylor
A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

What kind of resources are needed to get this idea off the ground and/or support it over time?


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Handbook of Epictetus

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Interesting Inspiration Avi! Would be great if you could flesh out more of about your idea so that folks can engage with the Concept you're proposing here – we think you'll be more likely to attract collaborative discussion that way too :^)