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    “This Week In Epicurean Philosophy”

    For the last several years (one hundred and twenty five weeks, to be exact) I have been producing a short weekly summary of notable links and discussions on the Facebook Epicurean Philosophy page.  I intend to keep that up into the foreseeable future, and at …

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    “Quantity” Does Not Equal “Type”

    The diagram associated with this post is intended to dramatize the question:  Does any quantity of a thing ever change that thing into its opposite?  When Epicurus stated that there are only two feelings, pleasure and pain, it seems to me that he was making …

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    Peace and Safety For Your Twentieth of September! – An Overview of the Letter to Herodotus

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans of today, no matter where you might be!   This month for the Twentieth, I offer a quick outline of the major points of the letter to Herodotus, which I think is one of the most under-appreciated of the …

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    Fundamentals of Epicurean Philosophy – An Outline

    This outline represents my latest aid to discussing Epicurus with people who are new to the philosophy. I can’t represent that I have stated or ordered each and every one of these points in exactly the same way that an ancient Epicurean would have done, but …

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