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Category Archive for: ‘Cosma Raimondi’

  • Feyr

    Peace and Safety For Your Twentieth of August!

    Peace and Safety to the Epicureans of today, no matter where you might be – Happy Twentieth! Recently in the Facebook group we’ve had opportunity to once again discuss the differences between Epicurus and the Stoics, and that has brought to mind this passage from …

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    Cosma Raimondi – Defender of Epicurus 200 Years Before Gassendi

    Here is an audio version of a letter written in 1429 by Cosma Raimondi defending Epicurus against the Stoics, Platonists, and Aristotelians. It is more narrowly focused than the Epicurean section of Cicero’s “On Ends”, but it is excellent. It specifically and clearly addresses how …

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    Two More Reflections On Epicurean Philosophy In the Renaissance

    In the Cambridge book that contains the Cosma Raimondi letter cited here several days ago, there is the following paragraph, which is part of an introduction of a brief passage from Petrarch: “The main interest of the text translated here resides in the fact that …

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