On the Ill Health of Epicurus vs The Insanity of the Modern World (In The Pandemic Of Coronavirus).
From Diogenes Laertius, Book 10 (The Biography of Epicurus), we read something that may lead us again to revisit the matter of the apparent chronic ill health of Epicurus, and how the great philosopher confronted and dealt with serious bodily health issues.
a recent conversation to the Garden of Thessaloniki, a question was raised
whether the Epicureans could participate as a party to the political scene of
the Country. The friend George Kaplanis replied that this could not be done,
because Epicurean philosophy…
The purpose of this proposition is a brief introduction to the Canon of Epicurus that will help us to use it in our everyday life. There are, of course, studies on logical issues, which are very advanced and are based on studies of brain function,…
"Free Will In Epicurean Philosophy" - by Dimitris Liarmakopoulos
We often confuse the issue of the possibility of free will exercising with the issue of its existence. When we are unable to exercise it we say with sloppiness that it does not exist. This "I want but I can’t or I don’t want but I am forced" puts into testing our individual…