Tag: love

  • Friendship According to Cicero and Seneca

    I’d placed a library hold for Cicero’s How to Be a Friend months ago, when I joined Cleo’s dual readalong for that book and The Art of Loving. The slow wait turned out for the best, since its availability coincided with my current reading of Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic, which covers some of the […]

  • The Art of Loving – A Ramble on Chapters 1โ€“2.1

    This month, Cleo is hosting a readalong of The Art of Loving (1956) by Erich Fromm and On Friendship by Cicero. It’s a sequel to the Four Loves Readalong – which feels recent but was actually back in June(!!).ย  Fromm and C. S. Lewis were contemporaries (and Lewis’s book was published just four years later), […]

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