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Cyrenaic Reasonings II: Hegesias and Anniceris

Hegesias Magnanimous people seem disdainful. – Hegesias Hegesias had a huge difference of opinion with Anniceris on what makes up the ideal life. Among his anti-social views, we find that he believed that the sage is like a king, has no peer and … Continue reading

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Cyrenaic Reasonings I: Aristippus the Older and Aristippus the Younger

Cyrene: a Philosophical Atlantis Two great intellectual currents converged to create the great river of Epicurean philosophy. The first one is the atomist school founded by Leucippus and Democritus, the laughing philosopher, which concerned itself with the need for scientific and … Continue reading

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