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William Irvine: "The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy"

Stoicism has made its impact through the centuries. Great leaders have turned to the rational mindset espoused by the third century philosopher Zeno of Citium as a means of controlling their emotions. However, according to a new book by philosopher William B. Irvine, Stoicism has much to offer twenty-first century seekers of tranquility. And it's not all seriousness. WFIU's Adam Schwartz spoke with Irvine who explains his theory in A Guide to the Good Life: The Art of Stoic Joy.

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