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Epicurus and His Circle: Philosophy, Medicine, and the Sciences  

Teun Tieleman

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Aug 2018
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Jul 2018
The chapter gives an account Epicurus’ natural philosophy and his attitude to the sciences. Epicurus’ mission was to liberate people from the fear of death and the gods, and science was ... More

Stoicism and the Natural World: Philosophy and Science  

Teun Tieleman

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Aug 2018
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Jul 2018
The chapter discusses the natural philosophy of the ancient Stoics including the attitude they took towards the so-called special and applied sciences (technai). After a historical outline ... More

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