Epicurus of Samos

See Epicureanism.

Routledge History of Philosophy. . 2005.

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  • EPICURUS —    a Greek philosopher, born at Samos, of Athenian origin; settled at Athens in his thirty sixth year, and founded a philosophical school there, where he taught a philosophy in opposition to that of the Stoics; philosophy he defined as an… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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