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Epicurus and the Good Life

Feb 5, 2017

Epicurus  (Greek: Ἐπίκουρος, Epíkouros, 341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher as well as the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism.

For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by peace and freedom from fear, the absence of pain, and by living a self-sufficient life surrounded by friends.


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