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Antisthenes

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Pronunciation: /anˈtɪsθəniːz
 
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Definition of Antisthenes in English:

( Circa 445-circa 360 bc), Greek philosopher and teacher, regarded as the founder of the school of Cynics. A pupil and friend of Socrates, he believed that happiness is based on virtuous action rather than ease and pleasure, and that virtue, once acquired, cannot be lost.

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