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Rebound Talks


Jul 22, 2020

William B. Irvine is a professor of philosophy at Wright State University. The author of seven books, including The Stoic Challenge and A Guide to the Good Life, he has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Salon, Time, and the BBC. 

In this interview, we talk about what stoicism is, how to use the "Stoic test" strategy to minimize negative emotions that arise from setbacks, what psychological tools are behind this technique, and how to handle good fortune.