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This training is available to all members free of charge but is only required of our project managers and executive officers.

The Stoic School trains students to participate competently in the Great Conversation (the Great Logos) of Western Civilization, to know nature, to know themselves, to know the community, and to know how to harmonize all these together in the 21st Century and beyond.

Through continuous careful training and individualized mentoring, graduates of the Stoic School understand, apply, and explain the best ideas of the following:

Homer

Aeschylus

Sophocles

Euripides

Aristophanes

Herodotus

Thucydides

Plato

Aristotle

Hippocrates

Galen

Euclid

Archimedes

Apollonius

Nicomachus

Lucretius

Cicero

Epictetus

Marcus Aurelius

Virgil

Plutarch

Tacitus

Ptolemy

Copernicus

Kepler

Plotinus

Augustine

Thomas Aquinas

Dante

Chaucer

Machiavelli

Hobbes

Rabelais

Montainge

Shakespeare

Gilbert

Galileo

Harvey

Cervantes

Francis Bacon

Descartes

Spinoza

Milton

Pascal

Newton

Huygens

Locke

Berkeley

Hume

Swift

Sterne

Fielding

Montesquieu

Rousseau

Adam Smith

Gibbon

Kant

J. S. Mill

Boswell

Lavoisier

Fourier

Faraday

Hegel

Goethe

Melville

Darwin

Marx

Engels

Tolstoy

Dostoevsky

William James

Freud

Various (The Old Testament)

Various (The New Testament)

Official record (The Trial of Jeanne D'Arc)

Various (Selected Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers)

Mark Twain (Joan of Arc)

Graduates demonstrate mastery of public and private speaking.

Graduates can read, write, and converse in classical Latin.

Graduates learn poetry and music.

Graduates practice a routine of physical fitness.