Frequently Asked Questions

  • How did Epicurus define the goal of living? > Ethics - The Science of Living

  • What are the best places to start reading about Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy? > General

  • What are the central differences that separate Epicurus from other philosophers on the nature of Truth? > Canonics - The Science of Truth

  • What is Pleasure, and what is the relationship between Pleasure and "Absence of Pain"? > Canonics - The Science of Truth

  • What is the difference between Stoicism and Epicurean Philosophy? > General

  • What is the Epicurean view of the relation between "reason" and the senses? > Canonics - The Science of Truth

  • What is the Epicurean view on whether the universe had a beginning? > Physics - The Science of Nature

  • What is the Epicurean viewpoint on "free will"? > Ethics - The Science of Living

  • Was Epicurus a "dogmatist"? > Canonics - The Science of Truth

  • Was Epicurus an Atheist? > Physics - The Science of Nature

  • What was the Epicurean position on engagement with society? > Ethics - The Science of Living

  • What was the Epicurean position on marriage? > Ethics - The Science of Living