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Health Psychology and Human Nature

Aug 4, 2020

How ought one to live? Epicureanism is a Philosophy created by Epicurus who lived 341-270 BC. It is famous for it’s thoughts about the meaning of life/how you should live your life. Epicureanism focus on reducing your mental and emotional pain and satisfying your basic needs such as food, shelter and connection with others. This is believed to create a peaceful enjoyment/tranquility named Ataraxia.

Dr. Catherine Wilson is a former Professor of Philosophy with degrees in Philosophy from Yale, Oxford and Princeton. She has written three books related to Epicureanism: How to Be an Epicurean, Epicureanism: A Very Short Introduction and Epicureanism at the Origin of Modernity.

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