Aristippus
biographical name circa 435-366 B.C. Greek philosopher

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  • Aristippus — ( el. Ἀρίστιππος) of Cyrene, (c. 435 c. 356 BCE), was the founder of the Cyrenaic school of Philosophy. [Although the systemization of the Cyrenaic philosophy is generally placed with his grandson Aristippus the Younger.] He was a pupil of… …   Wikipedia

  • Aristippus — Aristippus, aus Kyrene, Schüler des Sokrates, Stifter der Kyrenischen Philosophenschule, um 380 v. Chr., legte in den durch Weisheit beherrschten und durch Bildung veredelten Genuß das höchste Gut …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aristippus — aus Cyrene, Stifter der cyrenäischen Schule, war Schüler des Sokrates, ohne indessen von seinem Meister außer der Uebung in der geistigen Gymnastik viel anzunehmen; nach A. ist ein veredeltes Genußleben, wie es durch erhöhte Bildung möglich wird …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Aristippus — [ar΄is tip′əs] 435? 365? B.C.; Gr. philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school …   English World dictionary

  • ARISTIPPUS — I. ARISTIPPUS Cyrenaeus, Senior dictus, Socratis auditor; cum Epicuro de voluptate sensit. Primus quaestu philosophatus est, et cum Xenophonte simultatem habuit, et a Diogene Canis Regius appellatus est, quod Dioysio, ac aliis divitibus ventris… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aristippus — /ar euh stip euhs/, n. 435? 356? B.C., Greek philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy. * * * ▪ Greek philosopher born c. 435 BC, , Cyrene, Libya died 366, Athens       philosopher who was one of Socrates disciples and the founder …   Universalium

  • Aristippus — Ar•is•tip•pus [[t]ˌær əˈstɪp əs[/t]] n. pho 435?–356? b.c., Greek philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy …   From formal English to slang

  • Aristippus — /ærəsˈtɪpəs/ (say aruhs tipuhs) noun 435?–356? BC, Greek philosopher who founded a school at Cyrene, an ancient Greek city in northern Africa, and formed the philosophy of hedonism …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aristippus — /ar euh stip euhs/, n. 435? 356? B.C., Greek philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aristippus the Younger — Aristippus the Younger, of Cyrene, was the grandson of Aristippus of Cyrene, and is widely believed to have formalized the principles of Cyrenaic philosophy.He lived in the second half of the 4th century BC. His mother was Arete, daughter of the… …   Wikipedia

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