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Di·og·e·nes(dī-ŏj′ə-nēz′) Died c. 320 bc.
Greek philosopher and founder of the Cynic school who advocated self-control and the pursuit of virtue through simple living. He is said to have once wandered through the streets of Athens with a lantern in daylight, searching for an honest man.
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(Biography) ?412–?323 bc, Greek Cynic philosopher, who rejected social conventions and advocated self-sufficiency and simplicity of life
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412?–323 B.C., Greek Cynic philosopher.
Di`o•gen′ic (-əˈdʒɛn ɪk) Di•og`e•ne′an, adj.
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|Noun||1.||Diogenes - an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC)|
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