Epicurus of Samos advocated the Epicurean lifestyle: living a simple, retiring life of serene moderation and reasonableness. He later established a school in 306 BC in Athens, Greece admitting women and slaves.
Epicurus of Samos
- Epicurus – Wikipedia
Epicurus (341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism. He was born on the Greek island of Samos to Athenian parents. … According to Epicurus, death is the end of both the body and the soul and therefore should not be feared.
- Epicureanism – Wikipedia
In modern popular usage, an Epicurean is a connoisseur of the arts of life and the refinements of sensual pleasures; Epicureanism implies a love or knowledgeable enjoyment especially of good food and drink.
- Is it possible to have an epicurean lifestyle in today’s world …
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- What I learned about pleasure and happiness from Epicurean …
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- Epicureanism – The Ancient Wisdom Project
When we think of being an “Epicurean” today, we think of someone who is into living a luxury lifestyle. A modern Epicurean might have a fancy apartment in …