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Epicureanism - Wikipedia
Epicureanism is a system of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus, founded around 307 BC. Epicurus was an atomic materialist, following in the steps of Democritus. His materialism led him to a general attack on superstition and divine intervention.
Epicureanism | Definition, History, Examples, & Facts ...
Epicureanism: Epicureanism, in a strict sense, the philosophy taught by Epicurus (341–270 BCE). In a broad sense, it is a system of ethics embracing every conception or form of life that can be traced to the principles of his philosophy. In popular parlance, Epicureanism means devotion to pleasure, comfort, and high living.
Epicureanism - By Branch / Doctrine - The Basics of Philosophy
Epicureanism is a system of philosophy based on the teachings of Epicurus, founded around 307 B.C. It teaches that the greatest good is to seek modest pleasures in order to attain a state of tranquillity, freedom from fear ("ataraxia") and absence from bodily pain ("aponia").
Epicureanism - ReligionFacts
Epicureanism is an ancient Greek philosophical system taught by Epicurus. It emphasized the goal of a happy and content life in the here and now, rejecting both superstitous fear of the gods and notions of an afterlife.
Epicureanism - definition of epicureanism by The Free ...
Define epicureanism. epicureanism synonyms, epicureanism pronunciation, epicureanism translation, English dictionary definition of epicureanism. n. 1. A philosophy advanced by Epicurus that considered happiness, or the avoidance of pain and emotional disturbance, to be the highest good and that...
Epicureanism | Definition of Epicureanism at Dictionary.com
Epicureanism definition, the philosophical system or doctrine of Epicurus, holding that the external world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms and that the highest good is pleasure, interpreted as freedom from disturbance or pain. See more.
Epicureanism - Lander University
Epicureanism . Abstract: The ethics of Epicurus is briefly outlined. Epicurus of Samos (341-270 B. C.) founded his school, the Garden, in Athens--instructed his followers in the art of rational living. Main belief: pleasure is the end (telos) of life: by pleasure he meant the lack of pain.
Stoicism vs. Epicureanism - Academy of Ideas
Stoicism and Epicureanism were the two main Hellenistic schools of philosophy (i.e., schools which came after Aristotle). While differing in their fundamental tenets, both philosophical schools recognized the goal of philosophy to be the transformation of the self into a sage.
Epicurus (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The philosophy of Epicurus (341–270 B.C.E.) was a complete and interdependent system, involving a view of the goal of human life (happiness, resulting from absence of physical pain and mental disturbance), an empiricist theory of knowledge (sensations, together with the perception of pleasure and pain, are infallible criteria), a description of nature based on atomistic materialism, and a ...
Epicurus - Wikipedia
Epicurus (341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and sage who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism.He was born on the Greek island of Samos to Athenian parents. Influenced by Democritus, Aristotle, Pyrrho, and possibly the Cynics, he turned against the Platonism of his day and established his own school, known as "the Garden", in Athens.