Epicurus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance (Philosophy Series Book 1) Dane Gordon

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Published: November 5th 2014

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Epicurus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance (Philosophy Series Book 1)  by  Dane Gordon

Epicurus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance (Philosophy Series Book 1) by Dane Gordon
November 5th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 236 pages | ISBN: | 6.61 Mb

The philosophy of Epicurus (c. 341-271 B. C. E.), has been a quietly pervasive influence for more than two millennia. At present, when many long revered ideologies are proven empty, Epicureanism is powerfully and refreshingly relevant, offering aMoreThe philosophy of Epicurus (c. 341-271 B. C. E.), has been a quietly pervasive influence for more than two millennia. At present, when many long revered ideologies are proven empty, Epicureanism is powerfully and refreshingly relevant, offering a straightforward way of dealing with the issues of life and death.

The chapters in this book provide a kaleidoscope of contemporary opinions about Epicurus teachings. They tell us also about the archeological discoveries that promise to augment the scant remains we have of Epicuruss own writing. the breadth of this new work will be welcomed by those who value Epicurean philosophy as a scholarly and personal resource for contemporary life. Epicurus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance, is the title of a 2002 conference on Epicurus held at Rochester Institute of Technology, when many of the ideas here were first presented.



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