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Epicurus - Wikipedia
Epicurus (/ ˌ ɛ p ɪ ˈ k j ʊər ə s /; Greek: Ἐπίκουρος, Epíkouros, "ally, comrade"; 341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a school of philosophy now called Epicureanism.Only a few fragments and letters of Epicurus's 300 written works remain. Much of what is known about Epicurean philosophy derives from later followers and commentators.
Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy
Presenting the philosophy of Epicurus, including classical Epicurean texts, history, and information about books, web pages, and e-mail lists devoted to Epicureanism.
Epicurus | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Epicurus is one of the major philosophers in the Hellenistic period, the three centuries following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E. (and of Aristotle in 322 B.C.E.). Epicurus developed an unsparingly materialistic metaphysics, empiricist epistemology, and hedonistic ethics. Epicurus ...
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Epicurus - Information Philosopher
Epicurus, clearly following Aristotle, finds a tertium quid, beyond necessity (Democritus' physics) and chance (Epicurus' swerve). The tertium quid is agent autonomy
Epicurus - Principal Doctrines
The “Principal Doctrines” (also sometimes translated under the title “Sovran Maxims”) are a collection of forty quotes from the writings of Epicurus that serve as a handy summary of his ethical theory:
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.Following Aristippus—about whom very little is known—Epicurus believed that what he called "pleasure ...
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Epicurus - Wikipedia
Epicurus (Oudgrieks: Ἐπίκουρος, Epikouros, Nederlands, verouderd: Epicuur; 341 v.Chr. - 270 v.Chr.) was een Grieks filosoof en aanhanger van het atomisme.Hij was de grondlegger van het naar hem vernoemde epicurisme, een van de scholen uit de hellenistische filosofie
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EPICURUS (341 - 271 B.C.E.) was an Athenian philosopher of the Hellenistic period, who was born on the Aegean island of Samos off the coast of present-day Turkey. At age eighteen, he moved to Athens to complete a compulsory two-year term of military service and thereafter began studying philosophy under Nausiphanes of Teos.