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Published: 10 December 2015

160 Pages | 10 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199688326

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Epicureanism: A Very Short Introduction

Catherine Wilson

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides readers with a sense of the influence of Epicureanism and its ideas on philosophical thought across the centuries
  • Demonstrates how Epicureanism's message of 'civilized moderation' remains relevant today
  • Places Epicureanism within the context of its rival views: Stoicism and Kantian ethics
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide