Philo (Philon)( Greek philosopher)
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Biography Philo (Philon)
Philo; Philon, of Larissa, ca. 159-OK. 80's. BC. e., Greek philosopher. With 109/108 years. BC. e. Director of the Academy in Athens, which he left in 88 g. BC. e. and went to Rome, where he listened to lectures Lutatius Catullus and Cicero. At this time, the best pupil F. Antiochus Askalonsky rebelled against his master of science, which led to conflicts in the Academy. Sam F. Arkesilaya professed skepticism and Carneades, but trying to avoid the extremes. According to the FA, the task of philosophy is the activity of such a doctor, it is formulated in an ethical program of five points, whose ultimate goal was to achieve happiness of the individual. All compositions F. lost his teaching we find in a large excerpt from Stobeya and in some works of Cicero.