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By Tim O'Keefe

during this 2005 booklet, Tim O'Keefe reconstructs the speculation of freedom of the traditional Greek thinker Epicurus (341–271/0 BCE). Epicurus' thought has attracted a lot curiosity, yet our makes an attempt to appreciate it were hampered by way of examining it anachronistically because the discovery of the trendy challenge of unfastened will and determinism. O'Keefe argues that this type of freedom which Epicurus desired to defend is considerably diversified from the 'free will' which philosophers debate this day, and that during its emphasis on rational motion it has a lot nearer affinities with Aristotle's suggestion than with present preoccupations. His unique and provocative ebook might be of curiosity to a variety of readers in Hellenistic philosophy.

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