Epicurus Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Epicurus.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 18 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Encyclopedia Articles (3)

93 words, approx. 1 pages
Epicurus 341-271 B.C. Greek philosopher who introduced an ethical philosophy based on simple pleasure, friendship, and the avoidance of political activity and public life. He was the founder of school... Read more
619 words, approx. 3 pages
Epicurus c. 341-270 B.C. Greek Philosopher Epicurus founded the Epicurean school of philosophy, which sought attainment of happiness through simple living. His importance to science lies in modifying ... Read more
4,741 words, approx. 16 pages
Epicurus(341–270 Bce) Epicurus was born on Samos to parents who were Athenian citizens. Evidence about his philosophical debts and development must be sifted from conflicting reports arising ou... Read more