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    Unsung Heroes of Epicureanism: Philonides of Laodicea

    One of the more important proponents of Epicureanism in the ancient world, whose efforts are known but little remembered today, was Philonides of Laodicea.  Philonides was an Epicurean philosopher based in  Antioch some 150 years before Christ.   Here is his entry in Wikipedia:   Philonides (c. 200 – c. …

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