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   About Brittany Polat

I strongly believe that anyone who is willing to reflect carefully on life can make progress toward inner peace and contentment. That's why I write about Stoic moral psychology and philosophy. My Ph.D. is in applied linguistics, where I studied second language development. Here at Living in Agreement, I apply my lifelong interest in human nature to living a philosophical life.

I am a steering committee member of Modern Stoicism, which is dedicated to studying the benefits of Stoicism and sharing it with people around the world. In 2022 I joined the board of The Stoic Fellowship, a nonprofit that builds, fosters, and connects communities of Stoics around the world. I am also co-founder, along with Eve Riches, of the new nonprofit Stoicare, which aims to share Stoicism with everyone who cares about people and the planet.

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Selected Writings

I and Mine: Developing a Stoic Self - Stoicism Today

Human Nature and Stoic Development - Stoicism Today 

On Stoic Transcendence - The Side View

Tranquility Parenting: A Guide to Staying Calm, Mindful, and Engaged

Finding Your Path With Stoicism - Philosophy as a Way of Life

The Stoic Magazine

Check out my monthly column in The Stoic

Selected Talks & Interviews

Aurelius Foundation - Stoicism and Leadership for Women

Common Sense Ethics - Core Critical Thinking Skills

Common Sense Ethics - Fearless Parent

Modern Stoicism Podcast - Oikeiosis

Practical Paths to Flourishing - Stoicon Women

Practical Stoic Podcast - Stoic Parenting

Scotland Stoic Podcast - Stoic Parenting

Stoa Meditation App

Stoicon 2021 - How Do Stoics Care?

Stoicon-x Orlando 2020 - Philosophy as the Education of Grown-ups

Stoicon-x Orlando 2021 - Stoicism, Altruism, Compassion

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