Antisthenes of Athens


Antisthenes of Athens (l. c. 445-365 BCE) was a Greek philosopher who founded the Cynic School. He was a follower of Socrates and appears in Plato's Phaedo as one of those present at Socrates' death. He is also one of the primary interlocutors in Xenophon's works Memorabilia and Symposium and teacher of Diogenes of Sinope.

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