Epicurus

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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
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Epicurus

[ˌɛpɪˈkjʊərəs] nEpicuro
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As a young man he moved to Colophon, on the coast of present-day Turkey, and then in 306 BC, to Athens, where he founded a school known as the Garden of Epicurus, not far from Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum.