History of Philosophy / LESSON 21
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Epicurus, Atomic Theory and the Ethics of Hedonism

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Leonard Peikoff introduces three major schools of philosophy that flourished in the several centuries after the death of Aristotle, focusing primarily on the Epicureans. Peikoff explains the Epicureans’ metaphysics of atomism, their denial of free will and their goal of achieving inner tranquility.

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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