Epicurus - BC was an ancient Greek philosopher as well as the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism.
Only a few fragments and letters Only a few fragments and letters of his written works remain. Much of what is known about Epicurean philosophy derives from later followers and commentators.
For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by ataraxia peace and freedom from fear and aponia the absence of pain and by living a self-sufficient life surrounded by friends. Skip to main content.
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