Pleasuring Yourself: Epicureanism

When pleasure is the ultimate good

In this week’s episode, the Six Pack team steps outside of the usual Socratic realm and explores the ideas of Epicurus that place pleasure at the pinnacle of ethics. Often misconstrued as a system that promotes debauchery and disregard for the structures of society,┬áthe Six Pack team seeks to set the record straight about the actual roots of Epicureanism and the ways in which Epicurus attempted to test his theories and implement them within his own society.

Epicrueanism

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The Beer:

Porter – Sierra Nevada

Hard Shot:

Knocked Up for Good

The Links:

Epicurus.net

The Basics of Philosophy

Internet of Philosophy

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