Definición de Epicurean en inglés:

Epicurean

Saltos de línea: Epi¦cur|ean
Pronunciación: /ˌɛpɪkjʊ(ə)ˈriːən
 
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  • 1A disciple or student of the Greek philosopher Epicurus.
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    • They lift the curtain on a hitherto unknown community of philosophical debate among Epicureans and with other schools.
    • He was dealing with ‘certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoics’.
    • Other schools of thought - the Stoics, the Epicureans, the Sceptics - dominated the philosophical stage, and the sciences developed separately from philosophy and became the domain of specialists.

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  • 1Relating to Epicurus or his ideas: Epicurean philosophers
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    • The ‘therapeutic’ understanding of emotion which was developed by Stoic and Epicurean philosophers out of Plato and Aristotle is a striking case of this convergence of contemporary feminism with some ancient philosophical concerns.
    • One might conclude, as some did in antiquity, that Arcesilaus therefore had a hidden objective of undermining Stoic or Epicurean empiricism in favor of Platonic doctrine.
    • Are we justified, for example (we being Epicurean philosophers living in Italy) in inferring that because all the humans we have observed are mortal, so are humans in hitherto undiscovered countries, such as Britain?

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