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Aristippus

Aristippus (4th century BC) was a Greek philosopher born in Cyrene in Africa. He was a pupil of Socrates at Athens, before teaching philosophy at Syracuse at the court of Dionysius. The doctrine of his school, the Cyrenaics, promoted hedonism and egoism.



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