Epicurus grounded his ethical theories on a materialistic atomic physics: everything that has existed or ever will exist can be accounted for simply by the collisions of an infinity of atoms at motion in the infinite void Morel, Not only is this Epicurean cosmos entirely material, it is devoid of purpose. No guiding hand is required to make the world. A neo-Epicurean attitude, therefore, taking modern scientific knowledge as its benchmark, will be careful to ground beliefs on the most reliable knowledge about the world.
Science provides an objective reality check for our subjective psychological beliefs. Konstan, D. Las Vegas: Parmenides.
Epicurus (341—271 B.C.E.)
Lucretius trans. Latham, On the Nature of the Universe. London: Penguin Classics. Morel, P-M. The Cambridge Companion to Epicureanism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sagan, C. London: Headline. By refusing cookies, some options of the site will not be functional. FR EN. Log in. Fellowship terms Library.muzaconkau.gq
Calls for applications Selection conditions and criteria Commitments related to residency. Contact and map Contact Media Directory Legal notice. New York University. Research project. Dates of stay. Classical studies. Research interests History of emotion; Greek and Roman comedy; the ancient novel; classical philosophy especially Epicurus and Aristotle ; aesthetics; history of ideas and values.
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- Markenpersönlichkeit und Markenwert - Gibt es einen Zusammenhang? (German Edition).
On the Margins of Love: Gratitude, Loyalty, and Altruism in the Classical World — and Beyond Is it possible to bestow a gift, in the sense of an altruistic act, without demand or expectation of return by which a gift becomes an economic exchange? Round table organized by D.
Campeggiani Paris IAS fellow. Date fin. Affection in ancient Greece and Rome.
Lecture by D. Konstan, Paris IAS fellow. Connaissance des causes, causes de deuil. Talk by D. Did Aristotle Recognise Aesthetic Emotion?
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Konstan Paris IAS fellow. Conference organized by D. The Invention of Sin.