How to Keep Your Cool

In his essay “On Anger,” the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca argues that anger is the most destructive passion.

This lecture, from James Romm, editor, translator, and Professor of Classics at Bard College offers us a timeless guide to avoiding and managing anger. It vividly illustrates why the emotion is so dangerous and why controlling it would bring vast benefits to individuals and society.

Seneca’s thoughts on anger have never been more relevant than today, when uncivil discourse has increasingly infected public debate. Whether seeking personal growth or political renewal, readers will find, in Seneca’s wisdom, a valuable antidote to the ills of an angry age.

A book signing follows the event.











When: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500
Price: $29
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In his essay “On Anger,” the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca argues that anger is the most destructive passion.

This lecture, from James Romm, editor, translator, and Professor of Classics at Bard College offers us a timeless guide to avoiding and managing anger. It vividly illustrates why the emotion is so dangerous and why controlling it would bring vast benefits to individuals and society.

Seneca’s thoughts on anger have never been more relevant than today, when uncivil discourse has increasingly infected public debate. Whether seeking personal growth or political renewal, readers will find, in Seneca’s wisdom, a valuable antidote to the ills of an angry age.

A book signing follows the event.

Buy tickets/get more info now