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an indifference to pleasure or pain

(philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno

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So he's shifted his focus to Stoicism, in which he finds "a rational, science-friendly philosophy that includes a metaphysics with a spiritual dimension.
Mass entry of pupils taking GCSEs a year early to provide a school with the "best outcomes" has been commitment, and a stoicism adult life Coughlin referred to as "gaming the system.
Let it be recorded that he first fought bravely his illness and then bore it with stoicism and fortitude.
He provides analysis of the films' ideological themes, plots, actors, and cinematography, and discusses the British obsession with specific events of the war; traits associated with film heroes, including stoicism and personal restraint, understated humor, improvisation, and the underdog mentality; and how these traits added a national ethos in films like Salute John Citizen, Next of Kin, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The Lion Has Wings, A Canterbury Tale, Against the Wind, The Cruel Sea, Reach for the Sky, The Dam Busters, The Coldlitz Story, Carve Her Name with Pride, The Malta Story, The Bridge on the River Kwai, A Bridge Too Far, The English Patient, and Atonement.
Johnson uses that voice to great effect, imbuing his songs with gravitas and a stoicism that nonetheless crackles with emotion.
This idea, presented in the first section of Chapter two, is roughly that the focus of much of pragmatism (struggling for improvements) and the hallmark of stoicism (surrendering to the inevitable) are fully compatible, even though a popular bur superficial view of them says they are not.
STOICISM is an industry-led project with a specific focus on calcined industrial minerals which are presently energy intensive to produce.
Their reward for such stoicism and loyalty to both the council and customers was to have their contract put out to tender.
Through a critical reading of primary source material against philosophy and intellectual history, O'Gorman analyzes how major players in Eisenhower's administration reflected and reified deeply embedded worldviews of American foreign policy discourse: stoicism, evangelicalism, adventurism, and romanticism.
There were always cinders in my cereal but in the Midwest we call that stoicism and fear of god, cold jelly in the guts.
This collection of thirteen essays by a galaxy of international experts is a valuable resource for our understanding of the uses of Stoicism in early Christianity.
They did not resort to a diatribe against the referee but, to their eternal credit, eventually accepted the loss with grace and stoicism.
The dialogue promotes a Senecan stoicism in response to a political world of warfare and oppression.
I feel for his loss, admire his stoicism and praise his wisdom - truly a great man, and one who shows a rare natural combination of humility and humanity.
Her canvas is Stoicism, the ancient Roman philosophy marked by a distinct decorum and management of emotions.