Antisthenes

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Antisthenes
Antisthenes Pio-Clementino Inv288.jpg
Portrait bust o Antisthenes, foond at the Villa o Cassius at Tivoli, 1774 (Museo Pio-Clementino).
Bornc. 445 BC
Athens
Diedc. 365 BC (age approx. 80)
Athens
EraAuncient filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilInspired the Cynic schuil
Main interests
Asceticism, Ethics, Leid, Leeteratur, Logic
Notable ideas
Laid the foondations o Cynic filosofie

Antisthenes (/ænˈtɪsθnz/;[1] Greek: Ἀντισθένης; c. 445 – c. 365 BC) wis a Greek filosofer an a pupil o Socrates. Antisthenes first learned rhetoric unner Gorgias afore acomin an ardent disciple o Socrates. He adoptit an developed the ethical side o Socrates' teachins, advocatin an ascetic life lived in accordance wit virtue. Later writers regairdit him as the foonder o Cynic filosofie.

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  1. Jones, Daniel; Roach, Peter, James Hartman and Jane Setter, eds. Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary. 17th edition. Cambridge UP, 2006.