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Essential Epicurus, The : Great Books in Philosophy - Epicurus

Essential Epicurus, The

Great Books in Philosophy

By: Epicurus

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Published: 1st May 1993
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Epicureanism is commonly regarded as the refined satisfaction of physical desires. As a philosophy, however, it also denoted the striving after an independent state of mind and body, imperturbability, and reliance on sensory data as the true basis of knowledge.

Epicurus (ca. 341-271 B.C.) founded one of the most famous and influential philosophical schools of antiquity. In these remains of his vast output of scientific and ethical writings, we can trace Epicurus' views on atomism, physical sensation, duty, morality, the soul, and the nature of the gods.

ISBN: 9780879758103
ISBN-10: 0879758104
Series: Great Books in Philosophy
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 101
Published: 1st May 1993
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.8  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1