Epicurus

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Epicurus
Epicurus bust2.jpg
Roman marble bust o Epicurus
BornFebruar 341 BC
Samos
Died270 BC
Athens
NaitionalityGreek
EraAuncient filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilEpicureanism
Main interests
Atomism, Materialism
Notable ideas
'Movin' pleasurs (κατὰ κίνησιν ἡδοναί) an 'static' pleasurs (καταστηματικαί ἡδοναί)[1]

Epicurus (/ˌɛpɪˈkjʊərəs/ or /ˌɛpɪˈkjɔːrəs/;[2] Greek: [Ἐπίκουρος, Epíkouros] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help), "ally, comrade"; 341–270 BC) wis an auncient Greek filosopher as well as the foonder o the schuil o filosofie cried Epicureanism.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Diogenes Laërtius, The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, X:136.
  2. Jones, Daniel; Roach, Peter, James Hartman and Jane Setter, eds. Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary. 17th edition. Cambridge UP, 2006.