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Epicurus

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in A Dictionary of Scientists

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780192800862
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726835
Epicurus

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(c.341 bc–270 bc) Greek philosopher

Epicurus, who was born on the Greek island of Samos, traveled to Athens when he was about 18 years old, and received military training. He then taught at Mytilene and Lampsacus before returning to Athens (...

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