On this week’s episode of This Alt-Right Life, I talk to Quintus Curtius, columnist for Return of Kings and author of several books on philosophy, history and the classics, including Thirty Seven and Pantheon. In the first segment, we discuss his latest book Pathways, the hypersensitivity of young Leftists, how men should conduct themselves around women, and more.
In the second segment, Quintus and I talk about his upcoming translation of Cicero’s On Duties and its importance to men today. We also discuss Stoicism and its relevance in the modern world, how young men can find mentors, and much more.
Dernière Volonté: “A Bout Portant”
Pathways: Best Short Essays Of 2015
“Pathways” is a collection of Quintus Curtius’s very best short essays from 2015. Speaking in an original and compelling voice, these essays cover an amazing variety of subjects in history, philosophy, current events, ethics, biography, physical health, travel, and language. “Pathways” offers a rich trove of wisdom gained from harrowing experience, a powerful impression of […]
Thirty Seven: Essays On Life, Wisdom, And Masculinity
Quintus Curtius is an attorney, writer, translator, and former Marine officer. This collection of essays showcases his keen interest in philosophical and moral questions, achieving what one reviewer called “a perfect fluency in [a] dialogue with truth.” The unifying theme of the book is the nature of masculine identity, and how that identity has been […]
Pantheon: Adventures In History, Biography, And The Mind
This is Quintus Curtius’s second book. In it, he continues his explorations in history, biography, and philosophy to extract inspiring, timeless lessons for modern readers. The pervasive themes include courage in adversity, character and fate, moral problems, and the transcendent search for life’s lessons. Special attention is given to Stoicism, Platonism, and the quest for […]
Stoic Paradoxes: A New Translation
Cicero’s “Stoic Paradoxes” is a brilliant and accessible summary of the six major ethical beliefs of Stoicism. The nature of moral goodness, the possession of virtue, good and bad conduct, the transcendence of wisdom, and the sources of real wealth are all discussed with the author’s characteristic intensity and wit. Also included here is Cicero’s […]