Epicurus (Founder of Epicureanism, lived 341-270 BCE)

“Death is nothing to us; for that which has been dissolved lacks sensation; and that which lacks sensation is no concern to us.”

  • From Epicurus’ Principle Doctrines (section ii), translated in Hellenistic Philosophy: Stoics, Epicureans, Skeptics, edited by A. A. Long (University of California Press, 1986).


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