The Philosophy of Epicurus

The Philosophy of Epicurus

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Despite its modern-day connotations of hedonism, "Epicureanism" has more to do with living a mindful, uncomplicated life. Epicurus ? who was born at Samos, Greece, in 341 BC and died at Athens in 270 BC ? founded a school of philosophy that focused on maximizing simple pleasures and minimizing pain, such as the irrational fear of death. "Death is nothing to us," declared Epicurus, "since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not."  

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Publisher: Dover Publications (November 13, 2019)

Collection: Dover Thrift Editions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: Drm+lcp

Language: English


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