Diogenes discovers us.

by John Terence McGovern

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y

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Reprint of the 1933 ed.

SeriesEssay index reprint series
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LC ClassificationsCT215 .M3 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5547994M
LC Control Number67026758

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Diogenes discovers us. Freeport, N.Y., Books. About the Author. Luis E. Navia, professor of philosophy and chair of the Social Sciences Department at New York Institute of Technology, is the author of many books on ancient philosophy, including Socrates: A Life Examined, Socratic Testimonies, Diogenes The Cynic, Antisthenes of Athens, The Adventure of Philosophy, and Ethics and the Search for /5(19).

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New York, L. The "Diogenes Trilogy" is composed of three full Diogenes discovers us. book that were originally published as separate works. The three novels are: "Brimstone" (), "Dance of Death" (), and the "The Book of the Dead" ()/5(49).

In addition to Diogenes, the book provided introductions to other philosophers of the doggish ilk: Crates, Bion, Antisthenes, Aristippos, Hegesias and Theodoros. Plato, Zeno and Aristotle also come and go.

“Diogenes the Cynic: Sayings and Anecdotes” is a virtuous read/5(65). Diogenes of Sinope’s most popular book is Diogenes the Cynic: Sayings and Anecdotes, with Diogenes of Sinope has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Home. Diogenes is discussed in a book by German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk (English language publication in ). In Sloterdijk's Critique of Cynical Reason, Diogenes is used as an example of Sloterdijk's idea of the "kynical" – in which personal degradation is used for purposes of community comment or censure.

Calling the practice of this tactic "kynismos", Sloterdijk Born: c. BC, Sinope. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and.

They discovered the remains of a wall which was originally over 80 meters long and covered with old Epicurean writings. It had been erected by Diogenes of Oinoanda in order to: “To help those who come after us.“ Epicurean teachings had helped him a lot in his own life and he wanted to give back to his wider community.

Others tell us that what Diogenes said was, "I trample upon the pride of Plato," who retorted, "Yes, Diogenes, with pride of another sort." Sotion, 4 however, in his fourth book makes the Cynic Diogenes discovers us.

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Bible Belt and has been living in Asia since He grew up faithfully attending a Protestant denomination church every Sunday; went through the whole born again phase for a year or so and found it intellectually lacking and judgmental/5(2).

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ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Diogenes was a native of Sinope, son of Hicesius, a banker. Diocles relates that he went into exile because his father was entrusted with the money of the state and adulterated the coin‐ age.

But Eubulides in his book on Diogenes says that Diogenes himself did this and was forced. Chapter PYRRHO (c. b.c.) [61] Pyrrho of Elis was the son of Pleistarchus, as Diocles ing to Apollodorus in his Chronology, he was first a painter ; then he studied under Stilpo's son Bryson 1: thus Alexander in his Successions of Philosophers.

Afterwards he joined Anaxarchus, whom he accompanied on his travels everywhere so that he even forgathered. Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius. R.D. Hicks. Cambridge. Harvard University Press.

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This text was converted to electronic form by Data Entry and has been proofread to a low level of accuracy. You could refer to books that deal with Cynic Philosophy,considering Diogenes is often touted as the father of the my view the best book on this concept would be the Penguins Classics Edition of The Cynic Philosophers: From Diogenes to J.

Diogenes, (born, Sinope, Paphlygonia—died c. bce, probably at Corinth, Greece), archetype of the Cynics, a Greek philosophical sect that stressed stoic self-sufficiency and the rejection of luxury. He is credited by some with originating the Cynic way of life, but he himself acknowledges an indebtedness to Antisthenes, by whose numerous writings he was probably influenced.

Diogenes Laërtius (/ d aɪ ˌ ɒ dʒ ɪ n iː z l eɪ ˈ ɜːr ʃ i ə s / dy-OJ-in-eez lay-UR-shee-əs; Greek: Διογένης Λαέρτιος, translit. Diogénēs Laértios; fl. 3rd century AD) was a biographer of the Greek g is definitively known about his life, but his surviving Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers is a principal source for the history of Occupation: Biographer.

Chapter 1. HERACLITUS Heraclitus, son of Bloson or, according to some, of Heracon, was a native of Ephesus. He flourished in the 69th Olympiad. 1 He was lofty-minded beyond all other men, 2 and over-weening, as is clear from his book in which he says: "Much learning does not teach understanding ; else would it have taught Hesiod and Pythagoras, or, again.

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The meeting of Diogenes of Sinope and Alexander the Great is one of the most discussed anecdotes from philosophical history. Many versions of it exist. The most popular relate it as evidence of Diogenes' disregard for honor, wealth, and respect.

Plutarch and Diogenes Laërtius report that Alexander and Diogenes died on the same day, in BC. Although this. Diogenes Laërtius has 65 books on Goodreads with ratings. Diogenes Laërtius’s most popular book is The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers.

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Navia undertakes the task of reconstructing Diogenes’ life and extracting from him lessons that are valuable in our time. The book is divided into five chapters.

Chapter 1 provides a biographical sketch of Diogenes constructed on the basis of ancient testimonies. Overview. The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers was written in Greek and professes to give an account of the lives and sayings of the Greek philosophers.

The work doesn't have an exact title in the manuscripts and appears in various lengthy forms. Although it is at best an uncritical and unphilosophical compilation, its value, as giving us an insight into the private. Diogenes’ father Hicesias was a banker involved in the Sinopian mint, and Diogenes was originally brought up in the family tradition.

At some point the father and son got involved in a plot to debase the currency and mint coins mixed with base metal, and when it was discovered they were blamed for : Ciaran Conliffe.- Diogenes quotes from "I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals." - Diogenes.I.

DIOGENES was a native of Sinope, the son of Tresius, a money-changer. And Diocles says that he was forced to flee from his native city, as his father kept the public bank there, and had adulterated the coinage.

But Eubulides, in his essay on Diogenes, says, that it was Diogenes himself who did this, and that he was banished with his : Joshua J.

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