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  • Franceswright

    Peace and Safety For Your Twentieth of January!

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans of today, no matter where you might be! On this Twentieth of January I’d like to repost a section from Frances Wright’s “A Few Days In Athens,” where Wright explains her view of Epicurus’ attitude toward science and the …

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    The Weeping Philosopher vs the Laughing Philosopher(s)

    I’ll have to quibble with Johannes Moreelse‘s depiction of Democritus (he seems to me to look more impish than simply laughing) but otherwise this early 1600’s painting is a brilliant contrast between Heraclitus (the weeping philosopher) and Democritus (the laughing philosopher). For a better portrayal …

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    Announcing the Launching of “AFewDaysInAthens.com”

    I believe Frances Wright’s  “A Few Days In Athens” to be an important book in presenting the story of Epicurus to new generations.  For that reason I am today launching AFewDaysInAthens.com to promote the visibility of the book and make it more accessible to more …

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