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  • Epicurus 341?-270 B.C. Greek philosopher who founded his influential school of Epicureanism in Athens (c. 306) and a utopian community called "The Garden.”

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  • proper n. An ancient Greek philosopher, founder of the movement commonly known as Epicureanism.

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  • n. Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC)

Etymologies

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From Latin Epicūrus, from Ancient Greek Ἐπίκουρος.

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