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Ideas of Antisthenes (Ath), by Text

[Greek, 445 - 365 BCE, Born in Athens. Friend of Socrates. Possible founder of the Cynic movement. Lectured in the Cynosarges. Wrote Socratic dialogues.]

405BCE fragments/reports
p.7 Antisthenes said virtue is teachable and permanent, is life's goal, and is like universal wealth [Long]
p.83 Antisthenes says there is only one god, which is nature [Cicero]
p.208 I would rather go mad than experience pleasure
p.241 Some fools think you cannot define anything, but only say what it is like [Aristotle]
p.301 Contradiction is impossible [Aristotle]