Epicureanism

Epicureanism is a Hellenistic philosophy that was founded in 307 B.C. by Epicurus. This philosophy proclaimed the belief that the gods do not care about earthly matters. Therefore we are completely without divine support.

Epicurus (1885)

Epicurus (1885 Bronze Bust)

The goal for the followers of this philosophy, therefore, was to attain the highest pleasures, which, according to Epicurus, were intellectual pleasure and true friendship.

 

 

 

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