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Contents

Introduction-1

Chapter 1. A Philosopher among the Sophists-8
Chapter 2. Diogenes of Oenoanda and Second-Century Epicurieansm-43
Chapter 3. Defending Epicurus: The Letter to Mother-66
Chapter 4. A Second-Century Mission for the "New Epicurus"-94

Epilogue-128
Select Bibliography-131
Index-135
 

Description

Brings to life the controversial philosophers Diogenes and Epicurus

Pamela Gordon is Associate Professor of Classics, University of Kansas.