Strike Blows For Epicurus In The Way He Advised – With Compassion
Two recent internet blogs have afforded an unusually good opportunity to “strike a blow for Epicurus.” The two blog entries are “Epicureanism and Regret in Modern Culture” at TheAmericanConservative.com and...
Gibbon on “An idle and extravagant opinion which was rejected with contempt by every man of a liberal education and understanding.”
As hard as it is to imagine today, there was once a time when the actions of the enlightened leaders of Western Civilization were “never regulated by any serious convictions...
Gibbon, The Immortality of the Soul, and Epicureanism Among Women – Part I
Several recent emails and Facebook posts have me thinking about a phenomena that seems even more rare today than that of men who publicly embrace Epicurus’ Principle Doctrines: women who...