Antisthenes

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Antisthenes
Anisthenes Pio-Clementino Inv288.jpg
Portrait bust o Antisthenes, foond at the Villa o Cassius at Tivoli, 1774 (Museo Pio-Clementino).
Born c. 445 BC
Athens
Died c. 365 BC (age approx. 80)
Athens
Era Auncient filosofie
Region Wastren filosofie
Schuil Inspired 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.