Lucretius Today Podcast Episode 176

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Welcome to Episode 176 of Lucretius Today. This is a podcast dedicated to the poet Lucretius, who wrote “On The Nature of Things,” the only complete presentation of Epicurean philosophy left to us from the ancient world. Each week we walk you through the Epicurean texts, and we discuss how Epicurean philosophy can apply to you today. If you find the Epicurean worldview attractive, we invite you to join us in the study of Epicurus at, where you will find a discussion thread for each of our podcast episodes and many other topics. We are now in the process of a series of podcasts intended to provide a general overview of Epicurean philosophy based on the organizational structure employed by Norman DeWitt in his book “Epicurus and His Philosophy.” This week we continue our discussion of Chapter 12, entitled “The New Hedonism.”

The Root of All Good
Pleasure Can Be Continuous

Next Week:

Continuous Pain Impossible
The Relation of Pleasure To Virtue

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