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The Cynic Philosophers: From Diogenes to Julian (Penguin Classics)

The Cynic Philosophers: From Diogenes to Julian (Penguin Classics) (New)

by Dobbin, Robert (trans)

Publisher: Penguin

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9780141192222, 0141192224

Price: $17.00

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From around 500 BC, the Cynic philosophers sought to cure humanity of greed and vice, guaranteeing happiness through freedom of speech, poverty, self-sufficiency and physical hardiness. In this collection of writings from Diogenes to the Roman emperor Julian, the history and experiences of the Cynic philosophers are explored.

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