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Hellenistic philosophy; selected readings in Epicureanism

by Herman Shapiro

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCurley, E. M. 1937- joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB165 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 500 p.
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5941776M
    LC Control Number65012449
    OCLC/WorldCa25437390

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Although the treatments of Epicureanism and skepticism are just as comprehensive as that of the Stoics, the latter was Long's specialty and the chapter is exemplary in its depth, particularly in the treatment of the perennial problem of the "phantasia kataleptike" Cited by: This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy--including nearly pages of additional materia--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.

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Curley - - Modern Library. The Hellenistic Age - The Hellenistic Age: Aspects of Hellenistic Civilisation Treated by J. Bury, E. Barber, Edwyn Bevan, and W. Tarn. Books shelved as hellenistic-philosophy: Epicureanism by Tim O'Keefe, The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Pierre Hadot, Philosophy a.

This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy--including nearly pages of additional materia--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.

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philosophy up to and including Aristotle was for Greek specialists. Hellenistic philosophy does indeed provide an important part of the background to Roman literature, and students of that literature who want to know more about the philosophies Roman authors studied and alluded to will form an important part of the readership of this book.

Hellenistic schools of thought Pythagoreanism. Pythagoreanism is the name given to the system of philosophy and science developed by Pythagoras, which influenced nearly all the systems of Hellenistic philosophy that schools of Pythagorean thought eventually developed; one based largely on mathematics and continuing his line of scientific work, while the other focused on his.

This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy --including nearly pages of additional materia--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological s: Enlightened Pleasures: Eighteenth-Century France and the New Epicureanism (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History) by Kavanagh, Thomas M.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Epicureanism, in a strict sense, the philosophy taught by Epicurus (– BCE). In a broad sense, it is a system of ethics embracing every conception or form of life that can be traced to the principles of his philosophy.

In popular parlance, Epicureanism means devotion to. Epicureanism is a Hellenistic school or system of philosophy based on the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher was founded around B.C., and was based in Epicurus' home and garden (the school was often called "The Garden").

Epicurus was a materialist, following in the steps of Democritus and the school of Atomism. In Ethics, Epicureanism teaches that happiness (or the. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Summary This revised edition of "Hellenistic Philosophy" offers an English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Anus Didysmus, new sources on Epicureanism, Stocism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.

In this book, Tim O'Keefe reconstructs the theory of freedom of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (–/0 BCE). Epicurus' theory has attracted much interest, but our attempts to understand it have been hampered by reading it anachronistically as the discovery of the modern problem of free will and determinism.

Epicurus (Ancient Greek: Ἐπίκουρος, romanized: Epíkouros; – BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and sage who founded Epicureanism, a highly influential school of was born on the Greek island of Samos to Athenian parents.

Influenced by Democritus, Aristippus, Pyrrho, and possibly the Cynics, he turned against the Platonism of his day and established his own.This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy—including nearly pages of additional material—offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy--including nearly pages of additional materia--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.

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