John Sellars is a Reader in Philosophy at Royal Holloway, University of London (where he is currently programme lead for Philosophy), a Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London (where he is Associate Editor for the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle project), and a Member of Common Room at Wolfson College, Oxford (where he was once a Junior Research Fellow and is a member of Wolfson’s Ancient World Research Cluster). He is also a member of two non-profit organizations aimed at bringing the ancient philosophy of Stoicism to a wider audience, Modern Stoicism and The Aurelius Foundation, and he is currently Chair of Modern Stoicism. He is the author of The Art of Living: The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy (2003; 2nd edn 2009), Stoicism (2006), Hellenistic Philosophy (2018), Lessons in Stoicism (2019), Marcus Aurelius (2020),The Fourfold Remedy (2021), Barlaam of Seminara on Stoic Ethics (2022, with C. R. Hogg), and Aristotle: Understanding the World’s Greatest Philosopher (2023). He is currently using the notion of philosophy as a way of life as a framework to reassess the philosophy of the Renaissance. Recent publications on this include: ‘Renaissance Humanism and Philosophy as a Way of Life’, Metaphilosophy 51/2-3 (2020), 226-43, and ‘Renaissance Consolations: Philosophical Remedies for Fate and Fortune’, in O. Akopyan, ed., Fate and Fortune in European Thought, ca. 1400-1650 (Leiden: Brill, 2021), 13-36.
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