Antisthenes & the Cynics

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Arienne King
by Foolish Musings
published on 25 May 2021

Founded by Antisthenes, a student of Socrates, the Cynics would be a minor philosophical school throughout the Greco-Roman classical period. Famous for their obscenity, asceticism and virtue they challenged convention and influenced the later and more important Stoics.

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