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DIOGEN (Diogenes)

( Greek philosopher)

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Diogenes, Diogenes of Asia Minor, II in. n. e., Greek philosopher. Perhaps he had a rhetorical education, and studied philosophy at Rhodes. He became known only after the discovery in 1884-89 he. excerpts extensive inscription (c.. 40 m and c.. 120 letters column), knocked on the stone, originally placed in the portico. Sensing the approach of death, D. ordered to knock out this inscription, represents his philosophical testament, in which he defended with missionary enthusiasm teachings of Epicurus. The inscription contains 4 essays AD: on Epicurean physics (among other things, it also discusses the origin of people, creating a culture and language), the infinite number of worlds, the ethical issues and aging. Beyond that are presented to a number of maxims, mostly identical with the ideas of Epicurus, and the letter to his mother owned, probably also Epicurus. Record this is a testament to the stability of the teachings of Epicurus in the era of the Empire.




















Diogenes, Diogenes of Asia Minor, II in. n. e., Greek philosopher. Perhaps he had a rhetorical education, and studied philosophy at Rhodes. He became known only after the discovery in 1884-89 he. excerpts extensive inscription (c.. 40 m and c.. 120 letters column), knocked on the stone, originally placed in the portico. Sensing the approach of death, D. ordered to knock out this inscription, represents his philosophical testament, in which he defended with missionary enthusiasm teachings of Epicurus. The inscription contains 4 essays AD: on Epicurean physics (among other things, it also discusses the origin of people, creating a culture and language), the infinite number of worlds, the ethical issues and aging. Beyond that are presented to a number of maxims, mostly identical with the ideas of Epicurus, and the letter to his mother owned, probably also Epicurus. Record this is a testament to the stability of the teachings of Epicurus in the era of the Empire.


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