Aristippus

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Born: 435 AD
Died: 366 AD.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: Philosophers


The founder of the Cyrenaic school, was the son of Aritadas, a merchant of Cyrene.

 

He remained thoroughly master of himself and had the self-control to refrain or to enjoy.

 

Greek Hedonist and Egoist philosopher.

 

Leader of Cyreniacs

 

First student of Socrates to charge fees for instruction.

 

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