HomerPodcast with Dr. Anthony Arthur Long. He is the Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Classics and Irving Stone Professor of Literature Emeritus, as well as the Affiliated Professor of Philosophy and Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Long is often credited with spearheading the revived interest in Stoicism as well as other ancient philosophies and has written several books on the topic, including How to be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life.
In this month’s “Podcast with Professors”, Professor Long discusses his recent essay, “Natural Catastrophe in Greek and Roman Philosophy” and what ancient philosophies can teach us in the here and now.