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If any of the scholars who have studied the chapters under discussion here throughout the ages thought about the possibility that Maimonides was dabbling in Epicureanism, then they kept quiet about it.
One live option is to retreat to the idea that Epicureanism is a perfectionist ethics, according to which even the best of us can only approximate ataraxia, if only because there are some psychological and bodily limitations imposed on natural creatures.
I would suggest that the act of envisioning in later Epicureanism restores the importance of the visual imagination in the marriage of reason and rhetoric that is effected by its pastoral concern .
Her longer perspective enables A Hu Li to view human history as an inside joke of which she takes full advantage to satisfy her Epicureanism.
Adept practitioners of ancient moral philosophies, such as Stoicism and Epicureanism, understood and often referred to their teaching as therapy.
For the thesis that 2 Peter is arguing with Greco-Roman converts who are steeped in the Greek idea of ekpyrosis, either through Epicureanism or, simply, Stoicism, see Tord Fornberg, An Early Church in a Pluralistic Society: A Study of 2 Peter, ConB NT 9 (Lund, Sweden: CWK Gleerup, 1977) 67 n.
Celenza), the rediscovery of Stoicism, Epicureanism, and skepticism (Jill Kraye), Islamic philosophy (Dag Nikolaus Hasse), magic (Brian P.
Recognising Campbell, in Jameson's formulation, as an "anti-modern modernist" (162), Meihuizen proposes that Campbell embraces "the paradox [of] the form of the endless" (159) as the principle of his work: Futurism, Lucretian Epicureanism, Mithraism, perhaps Fascism, all given expression in the strictest of traditional forms, thus seem to lead almost inevitably to the conversion to Catholicism.
Rice asserts that Julius Caesar rejects Brutus's Stoicism and Cassius's Epicureanism as "inadequate both as definitions of human capability and as guides to human conduct"; instead, the play echoes "Pyrrhonic doubt of the capability of human judgment.
We may opt to believe that the world beyond has absolutely nothing to do with the world we currently live in (Option Two: Epicureanism and deism).
Gassendi was attracted to Epicureanism and therefore wrote extensively on Epicurus.
Closer to home were the Roman treatises on agriculture and the vivid similes of the natural world in Lucretius' great poem of Epicureanism, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things).