Epicurean philosophy


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

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Convinced, eloquent,--again and again the notes of Epicurean philosophy fall almost unconsciously from his lips.
The Seventh Annual Symposium of Epicurean Philosophy recently took place in Athens, Greece.
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.
Rationality and the Fear of Death in Epicurean Philosophy.
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.
amidst the constant turmoil and upheaval of the late Roman Republic, a poet named Titus Lucretius Catus, about whom we know next to nothing, composed one of the unlikeliest masterpieces of Western literature: an epic-length didactic poem in Latin hexameters on atomic theory and Epicurean philosophy, known to us as De Rerum Natura, "On the Nature of Things.
Surprising similarities, not of doctrine of course, but of language appear in this way, even with Epicurean philosophy.
Knowing Freedom: Epicurean Philosophy Beyond Atomism and the Swerve, LISA WENDLANDT and DIRK BALTZLY
Eighteenth-century historian Edward Wortley Montagu believed that the Roman republic was doomed by the rise of the Epicurean philosophy, which denied the existence of God and advocated a life of self-gratification.