Sunday, November 22, 2009

The Epicurian Four Part Cure

From very nice Audible audio book _Stoics and Epicureans_ by Daryl Hale.

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Philodemus of Gadara summarizes the main teachings of the Epicureans as the "Four Part Cure" or the "Fourfold Remedy" against human anxiety. 1. Nothing to fear in God 2. Nothing to feel in Death 3. Good can be attained 4. Evil can be endured
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