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Stoic Six Pack 6: The Cyrenaics - Laertius, Diogenes, and Plato, and Smith, William
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"Beware the barrenness of a busy life." - Socrates. Aristippus of Cyrene, Epitimedes, Hegesias the Death Persuader, Dionysius the Renegade and Theodorus the Atheist were the leading lights of The Cyrenaics, an early Socratic school active between the fourth and third centuries BCE. Often misinterpreted and somewhat neglected, The Cyrenaics were hedonists who held that pleasure was the supreme good in life, especially physical pleasure, which they thought more intense and more desirable than mental pleasures. But The ...

Stoic Six Pack 6: The Cyrenaics 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781519726162

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