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The Essential EpicurusThe Essential Epicurus
Epicurus
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 ...
Number of pages: 101 | Publication Date: 1993-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780879758103

The Art of Happiness (Penguin Classics)The Art of Happiness (Penguin Classics)
Epicurus
The brilliant writings of a highly influential Greek philosopher, with a foreword by Daniel Klein, author of Travels with EpicurusThe teachings of Epicurus—about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship—attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influ ...
Number of pages: 251 | Publication Date: 2012-12-24 | ISBN-13: 9780143107217

Travels with EpicurusTravels with Epicurus
Daniel Klein
Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on t ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2014-10-28 | ISBN-13: 9780143126621

The Epicurus ReaderThe Epicurus Reader
by Epicurus, Lloyd P. Gerson
TABLE OF CONTENTS:Introduction The ancient biography of Epicurus The extant letters Ancient collections of maxims Doxographical reports The testimony of Cicero The testimony of Lucretius The polemic of PlutarchShort fragments and testimonia from known works: * From On Nature * From the Puzzles * From On the Goal * From the Symposium * From Against ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 1994-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780872202412

Epicurus And The Pleasant LifeEpicurus And The Pleasant Life
Haris Dimitriadis
In our era of email, smartphones, and wild consumerism, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s important. Few know this better than Haris Dimitriadis, an ex-corporate climber who one day realized that, although he had all the hallmarks of success—money, a good job, the respect of his peers—he wasn’t happy. In fact, he felt hollow, dissatisfied ...
Number of pages: 516 | Publication Date: 2017-05-31 | ISBN-13: 9789609384568

How to Be an EpicureanHow to Be an Epicurean
Catherine Wilson
A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink, and be merry. In How to Be an Epicurean, philosopher Catherine Wilson shows that Epicureanism isn't an excuse for having a good time: it's ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2019-09-24 | ISBN-13: 9781541672635

Principal Doctrines (Illustrated)Principal Doctrines (Illustrated)
Epicurus
Epicurus posited a materialistic physics, in which pleasure, by which he meant freedom from pain, is the highest good. Serenity, the harmony of mind and body, is best achieved, through virtue and simple living. In addition to the Principal Doctrines, included here is the essay Epicureanism by William De Witt Hyde discussing Epicurus and his philos ...
Number of pages: 66 | Publication Date: 2017-10-02 | ISBN-13: 9781549885105

Exploring the Way of EpicurusExploring the Way of Epicurus
Gary W Cross
Epicurus, a Greek philosopher who lived 2300 years ago, suggested that we all seek happiness which he defined as having a healthy body and tranquil psyche. This book explores Epicurus' way to happiness, including the problems that Epicurus tells us we will encounter trying to achieve happiness; the directions that Epicurus offers to help us to achi ...
Number of pages: 71 | Publication Date: 2013-06-11 | ISBN-13: 9781481977685

The SwerveThe Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction  Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human t ...
Number of pages: 356 | Publication Date: 2012-09-04 | ISBN-13: 9780393343403

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