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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Epicureanism

In a strict sense, the philosophy taught by Epicurus (341 - 270 BC). In a broad sense, it is a system of ethics embracing every conception or form of life that can be traced to the principles of his philosophy. In ancient polemics, as often since, the term was employed with an even more generic (and clearly erroneous) meaning as the equivalent of hedonism, the doctrine that pleasure or

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