from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Aristippus of Cyrene 435?-366? B.C. Greek philosopher who founded the Cyrenaic school, based on the pursuit of pleasure tempered by prudence to avoid discomfort.
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(b) This latter phase of Socratic teaching was adopted by Aristippus of Cyrene (435-356 b.c.), who as representative of the Hedonistic