[Buddha-l] Call for Papers: Philosophy as Therapeia

Michael Paris parisjm2004 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 21 11:38:59 MST 2008

Epicurus was a _Stoic_? 

Mayhaps there's some confusion between the Stoic Epictetus and the
Epicurean Epicurus. 

I'm not so sure that Epicurus conceived of philosophy as therapy;
Epictetus, possibly.

Michael Paris

--- Katherine Masis <twin_oceans at yahoo.com> wrote:
>   The Stoic Epicurus (341-271 BCE) was not the only philosopher to
> give voice to a conception of philosophy as a cure or remedy for the
> maladies of the human soul. 

[snips pre- and post-]

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