Cynicism
Cynic or Cynicism may mean:
Hipparchia of Maroneia
Hipparchia of Maroneia (/hɪˈpɑrkiə/; Greek: Ἱππαρχία; fl. c. 325 BC) was a Cynic philosopher, and wife of Crates of Thebes. She was born in Maroneia, but her family moved to Athens, where Hipparch...
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Cynic epistles
The Cynic epistles are a collection of letters expounding the principles and practices of Cynic philosophy mostly written in the time of the Roman empire but purporting to have been written by much ea...
Antisthenes
Antisthenes (/ænˈtɪsθɨniːz/; Greek: Ἀντισθένης; c. 445 – c. 365 BC) was a Greek philosopher and a pupil of Socrates. Antisthenes first learned rhetoric under Gorgias before becoming an ardent disc...
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Xenias of Arcadia
For other persons with the same name, see XeniasXenias of Arcadian Parrhasia was a commander of mercenaries in the service of Cyrus the Younger, whom he accompanied, with a body of 300 men, to court, ...
Crates of Thebes
Crates (Greek: Κράτης; c. 365 – c. 285 BC) of Thebes was a Cynic philosopher. Crates gave away his money to live a life of poverty on the streets of Athens. He married Hipparchia of Maroneia who ...
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Passing of Peregrinus
The Passing of Peregrinus or The Death of Peregrinus (Greek: Περὶ τῆς Περεγρίνου Τελευτῆς; Latin: De Morte Peregrini) is a satire by the Syrian Greek writer Lucian in which the lead character,...
Hermagoras of Amphipolis
Hermagoras of Amphipolis (Greek: Ἑρμαγόρας ὁ Ἀμφιπολίτης) (3rd century BC) was a Stoic philosopher, student of Cypriot Persaeus, in the court of Antigonus II Gonatas. He wrote several dialogues, among...
Parrhesia
In rhetoric, parrhesia is a figure of speech described as: to speak candidly or to ask forgiveness for so speaking. There are three different forms of parrhesia. Parrhesia is its nominal form, is tra...
Spoudaiogeloion
Spoudaiogeloion (Greek: σπουδαιογέλοιον) denotes the mixture of serious and comical elements stylistically. The word comes from the Greek σπουδαῖον spoudaion, "serious", and γελοῖον geloion, "comi...
List of Cynic philosophers
This is a list of Cynic philosophers, ordered (roughly) by date. The criteria for inclusion in this list is fairly mild. See also Category:Cynic philosophers.
List of Cynic philosophers - Wikipedia
Diodorus of Aspendus
Diodorus of Aspendus, was a Pythagorean philosopher, who lived in the 4th century BC, and was an acquaintance of Stratonicus the musician. Diodorus is said to have adopted a Cynic way of life, "lettin...
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List of works by Lucian
A list of works by Lucian of Samosata (c. AD 125 – after AD 180), who wrote in Ancient Greek.The order of the works is that of the Oxford Classical Texts edition. The English titles are taken from Loe...
Critique of Cynical Reason
Critique of Cynical Reason is a book by the German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk, published in 1983 in two volumes under the German title Kritik der zynischen Vernunft. It discusses philosophical Cynic...
Criticism of postmodernism
Criticisms of postmodernism are intellectually diverse, including the belief that postmodernism can be meaningless, promotes obscurantism and uses relativism (in culture, morality, knowledge) to the e...
Postmodernity
Postmodernity (post-modernity or the postmodern condition) is the economic or cultural state or condition of society which is said to exist after modernity. Some schools of thought hold that modernity...
Cynicism (contemporary)
Cynicism is an attitude or state of mind characterized by a general distrust of others' motives believing that humans are selfish by nature, ruled by emotion, and heavily influenced by the same primit...
Menippean satire
The genre of Menippean satire is a form of satire, usually in prose, which has a length and structure similar to a novel and is characterized by attacking mental attitudes rather than specific individ...
Phigalia
Phigalia or Phigaleia (Greek: Φιγαλεία or Φιγάλεια) is an ancient Greek city in the south-west corner of Arcadia. It is also the present name of a nearby modern village, known up to the early 20th...
Parrhasia (Arcadia)
Parrhasia (Greek: Παρρασία) was a region in south Arcadia, Greece. Parrhasius, son of Lycaon gave it his name.Today, the area corresponds to modern southwestern Arcadia, west of Megalopoli, and so...
Meleager of Gadara
Meleager of Gadara (Greek: Μελέαγρος; 1st century BCE) was a poet and collector of epigrams. He wrote some satirical prose, now lost, and he wrote some sensual poetry, of which 134 epigrams surviv...
Alifeira
Alifeira (Greek: Αλίφειρα) is a mountain village and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Andritsaina-Krestena,...
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Menedemus the Cynic
Menedemus (Greek: Μενέδημος; fl. 3rd century BC) was a Cynic philosopher, and a pupil of the Epicurean Colotes of Lampsacus. Diogenes Laërtius states that he used to go about garbed as a Fury, pro...
Cynosarges
Cynosarges (Greek: Κυνόσαργες Kynosarges) was a public gymnasium located just outside the walls of Ancient Athens on the southern bank of the Ilissos river. Its exact location is unknown but it is now...
Basilis
Basilis (Ancient Greek: Βασιλίς) was a settlement in Parrhasia, ancient Arcadia. It was situated on the river Alpheus. Its location has been identified with that of the modern village Kyparissia,...
Damarchus
Damarchus (Greek: Δάμαρχος) or Demaenetus was a victorious Olympic boxer from Parrhasia (Arcadia) who is said to have changed his shape into that of a wolf at the festival of Lycaea, only to becom...
Menippus
Menippus of Gadara (/məˈnɪpəs/; Greek: Μένιππος; fl. 3rd century BC) was a Cynic satirist. His works, which are all lost, were an important influence on Varro and Lucian. The Menippean satire genr...
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Trapezus, Arcadia
Trapezus (Ancient Greek: Τραπεζοῦς, Greek: Τραπεζούντα Trapezounta) was an ancient city of Parrhasia, Arcadia. It was located near the present villages Mavria and Kyparissia, in the municipal...
István Cs. Bartos
István Csaba Bartos ([ˈbɑːrtɔʃ]; AKA Bartos the Great Human Muck Pit) is a Hungarian performance artist and spoken word performer mostly known for his notorious subversive acts in which he eats dirt, ...