What is Cyrenaicism? (Philosophical Positions)

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Joshua J. Mark
by Carneades.org
published on 03 July 2023

An explanation of the ancient philosophical position entitled Cyrenaicism which claims that the only good is physical pleasure, including the positions of the major Cyrenaics: Aristippus the Younger, Aristippus the Elder, Hegesias, Anniceris, and Theodorus. This was a precursor to both the Epicurean and the Skeptical philosophical schools.

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