Epicurus

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In existographies, Epicurus (2296-2225 BE) (341-270 BCM) (IQ:185|#49) (ID:2.61|71) (RGM:108|1,350+) (PR:159|65AE / philosopher:21) (Becker 139:39|8L) (Stokes 100:11) (FA:26) (CR:363) (LH:29) (TL:392|#15) was a Greek physicist and philosopher, noted for []

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Influences

Epicurus was influenced by: Democritus.

Influences

Epicurus influenced: Leontion and Lucretius.

Overview

Epicurus, respect to "atomic theory", aka the hypothesis that all things are made of "atoms" (see: atom favicon), moving about in a "void", is characterized as the intellectual "son" of the theory, with Democritus being the "father", and Leucippus being grandfather, and Lucretius being grandson.

Quotes

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The following are quotes by Epicurus:

“I know not how to conceive the ‘good’, apart from the pleasures of taste, sexual pleasures, the pleasures of sound and the pleasures of beautiful form.”
— Epicurus (c.300BC), On the Ethical End; cited by Diogenes Laertius (c.230) in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (§10.6) [1]

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References

  1. (a) Laertius, Diogenes. (c.230). Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (§10.6) (WS). Publisher.
    (b) Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (Contents) – Wikipedia.

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