Zeno of Citium love

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  • Zeno of Citium 335?-263? B.C. Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school, teaching that virtue is necessarily good and that objects of desire are morally ambiguous.

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  • n. ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)

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  • Antigonus Gonatas was alleged to have been a pupil of Zeno of Citium.

    Stoicism

  • The essentials of Epictetus 'thought derive from the early or foundational period of Stoicism, from the third-century writings of Zeno of Citium, Cleanthes, and Chrysippus.

    Epictetus

  • Migrating from Cyprus, Zeno of Citium (336┬ľ264) founded STOICISM, teaching in the Painted Porch (stoa poikile).

    5. The Hellenistic World, to 30 B.C.E

  • Stoicism is the name of a comprehensive philosophical system inaugurated at Athens by Zeno of Citium in the last years of the fourth century B.C. The system was divided for the purposes of exposition into three subjects: physics, logic, and ethics; but between these there is a fundamental connection which makes

    ETHICS OF STOICISM

  • (Zeno of Citium, Cleanthes, Chrysippus), like the Epicureans, make speculation subordinate to the quest of happiness, and the two schools, in spite of their divergencies, both consider happiness to be ataraxia or absence of sorrow and preoccupation.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • This division, we are told by Diogenes, was made by Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic sect, and by Chrysippus; but these philosophers placed the three divisions in the following order: Logic, Physic, Ethic.

    The Philosophy of Antoninus, by George Long, M. A

  • Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic sect, and by Chrysippus; but these philosophers placed the three divisions in the following order, --

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius

  • Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, held that the origin of the human race lay at the beginning of the world.

    The Chicago Blog

  • a school of PHILOSOPHY founded in the fourth century B.C. by Zeno of Citium which taught a PANTHEISTIC MONISM that identified GOD with the principle of UNIVERSAL REASON and advised everyone to accept their place in the scheme of life by doing their duty which was to follow the most RATIONAL path possible.

    Concise Dictionary of Religion

  • According to him, far from being an innovator, Zeno of Citium, the founder of Stoicism, was responsible only for a new terminology and some corrections to the Old Academic doctrine (Cicero,

    Antiochus of Ascalon

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