Epicurean philosophy


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Related to Epicurean philosophy: Areopagus, Stoic philosophy
See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.

See also: Epicurean

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Convinced, eloquent,--again and again the notes of Epicurean philosophy fall almost unconsciously from his lips.
(24) Bobzien ha sugerido conectar esta dinamica con la multiplicidad y variedad de argumentos ofrecidos sobre una misma problematica que encontramos en la fuentes epicureas: "The practice of memorizing the canon of Epicurean philosophy by repeating it again and again to oneself and others, is [...] in no sense a 'mindless' enterprise.
The Seventh Annual Symposium of Epicurean Philosophy recently took place in Athens, Greece.
Yalom has introduced existential therapy to the ancient school of Epicurean philosophy. Thus, in his book Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Dread of Death, Yalom makes frequent references to the relevance of Epicurus to the therapeutic aim of tackling the fear of death.
Despite their influence on Vitruvius and the Augustan age, Lucretius and Epicurean philosophy are conspicuously absent from this Roman view of monumentality, which is so wrapped up in the discourse of empire.
If we are looking for a direct person-to-person transfer of the knowledge of Epicurean philosophy, then, we have it: Lucretius to Machiavelli to Bacon to Hobbes, which in a sense echoes the earlier intellectual family of ancient Athens: Socrates to Plato to Aristotle to Alexander.
For Christians the atheistic Epicurean philosophy was
The essays by Helen Deutsch, Jonathan Kramnick, and Kevin Chua, for example, contribute interconnected insights into eighteenth-century views of the relative values of life and death, many of which were informed by Epicurean philosophy. Deutsch notes Epicurus's influence (through Horace) on Pope's and Leapor's verse epistles in her essay on this subject; Kramnick addresses the hard problems of consciousness and mental causation that arose in a materialistic worldview of the sort shared by both Lucretius and many eighteenth-century thinkers, while Chua's exploration of "the linked problem of mortality and immortality" in Girodet's 1793 painting The Sleep of Endymion resonates with both.
'Rationality and the Fear of Death in Epicurean Philosophy.' Rhizai.
Epicurean philosophy along with the entirety of pagan learning and art were annihilated by the Christian "hatred of pleasure-seeking and a vision of God's providential rage" (103).
Epicurean philosophy, developed in the third century BCE and taught in schools around the Mediterranean, emphasized a deistic worldview, one in which the divine had no impact on the events of the terrestrial world.