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Ep·i·cu·rus

 (ĕp′ĭ-kyo͝or′əs) 341?-270 bc.
Greek philosopher who founded his influential school of Epicureanism in Athens (c. 306) and a utopian community called "The Garden."
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Epicurus

(ˌɛpɪˈkjʊərəs)
n
(Biography) 341–270 bc, Greek philosopher, who held that the highest good is pleasure and that the world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms
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Ep•i•cu•rus

(ˌɛp ɪˈkyʊər əs)

n.
342?–270 B.C., Greek philosopher.
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Noun1.Epicurus - Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC)Epicurus - Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC)
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Epikúros
Epikuros

Epicurus

[ˌɛpɪˈkjʊərəs] nEpicuro
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Epikur kann der vornehmste Philosoph der Sinnlichkeit, Plato des Intellektuellen genannt werden [...] In Ansehnung des Ursprungs reiner Vernunfterkenntnisse, ob sie aus der Erfahrung abgeleitet, oder unabhangig von ihr, in der Vernunft ihre Quelle haben.
Jean Bollack has gone so far as to claim that 'die philosophische Affinitat zu Empedokles starker als die doktrinare Treue zum Heilbringer Epikur erscheint'.(21) Certainly as poet Lucretius is profoundly Empedoclean.
Lukrez, der Kepos und die Stoiker : Untersuchungen zur Schule Epikurs und zu den Quellen von "De rerum natura".