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Tag: "Epicureanism"

Hedonism in Ancient India & Greece

Nick Gutierrez wonders if pleasure-seeking is underrated as a virtue.
[Issue 141: December 2020 / January 2021: Articles]

The Pleasure Principle

Peter Adamson takes pleasure in pondering ancient hedonism.
[Issue 136: February/March 2020: Philosophy Then]

Epicurus For Today

Luke Slattery argues that the ancient philosophy of the Garden offers an attractive answer to some of the challenges of the modern world.
[Issue 117: December 2016 / January 2017: Articles]

Epicureanism: The Original Party School

A comic by Corey Mohler about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world.
[Issue 117: December 2016 / January 2017: Existential Comics]

Epicureanism: The Hobo Test

Brian Dougall puts the philosophy of Epicurus (341-270 BC) to the test.
[Issue 98: September/October 2013: Articles]

An Epicurean Ideal

David Suits fearlessly pursues a materialistic life of simple pleasures.
[Issue 70: November/December 2008: Utopia]

Dear Socrates Epicurus

Having returned from the turn of the Fourth Century B.C. to the turn of the Twenty-First A.D., Socrates has eagerly signed on as a Philosophy Now columnist so that he may continue to carry out his divinely-inspired dialogic mission. This issue he calls in the hippes [cavalry, man].
[Issue 58: November/December 2006: Dear Socrates]

Philosophy & Divination

Trevor Curnow compares the reliability of oracles ancient and modern.
[Issue 42: July/August 2003: Philosophy & the Paranormal]

Pleasure Now

Dane Gordon on a forgotten philosopher who practiced what he preached.
[Issue 19: Winter 1997/98: Articles]


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