The Art of Living

A Conversation with William Irvine

October 25, 2019

In this conversation, Sam Harris speaks with William Irvine about the wisdom of Stoicism. They discuss what it means to have a philosophy of life, the similarities between Stoicism and Buddhism, tranquility as the goal of living an examined life, negative and positive emotions, how to respond to setbacks, Stoic techniques like negative visualization, how to avoid regret, and other important topics.