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    Hiram can you provide the cite from Les Epicureans from which you take this? Are these quotes or paraphrases?

    This one would be particularly interesting to scrutinize due to the term "financier." Does that imply the borrowing and lending of money, or…
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    In addition, it’s possible to resume some of Metrodorus’ theses concerning both the sources from which one may procure wealth, as well as the manner by which one may preserve it. However, he constantly accentuated as a matter of fact, that to meet…
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    The good man is a good financier. That evil man is also a bad financier, just as Metrodorus has demonstrated. - Philodemus of Gadara
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    Here are several clips from Gosling & Taylor's "The Greeks on Pleasure" which appear relevant.

    First, this one may seem to be a little confusingly written, but the context here is that G&T are saying that they are opposing ALL of the views stated in…
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    So to condense these last posts down into a concrete suggestion, I am suggesting that the article should probably contain a section something like:
    Why does Epicurus talk about limits of pleasure and purity, what does he say about them, and what was

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