Epicurus on Happiness

“We must, therefore, pursue the things that make for happiness, seeing that when happiness is present, we have everything; but when it is absent, we do everything to possess it.” – Epicurus

Epicurus (341–270 BCE) is one of the major philosophers in the Hellenistic period, the three centuries following…

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Philosophy is a way of life and the unphilosophical life in not worth living.

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Douglas Giles, PhD

Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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