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By Luis Navia

More than a college of philosophy with an outlined set of ideals and convictions, classical Cynicism represents an unconventional sect of philosophers and a lifestyle. it is a whole account of classical Cynicism from its beginnings within the Socratic circle to its extinction in past due Roman instances. during this completely documented examine, Navia explores numerous matters with regards to the resources of data concerning the Cynics, the improvement of Cynicism, and the critical representatives of classical Cynicism. Exploring the connection among classical Cynicism and cynicism as understood in its usual glossy feel, the writer argues that regardless of their universal designation, they signify considerably assorted philosophical attitudes. This e-book explicates the most rules linked to classical Cynicism and argues that, its shortcomings even though, classical Cynicism furnishes us with a filthy rich resource of philosophical enlightenment.

Individual chapters are dedicated to Antisthenes, Diogenes, and Crates, the 3 critical classical Cynics. recognition is given to the improvement and alertness of convinced primary Cynic rules and to the transformation of those rules through the 8 centuries in which Cynicism was once an influential philosophical move. The booklet presents plentiful references to fundamental and secondary assets and encompasses a bibliography of over entries.

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For a discussion of Foucault's views on the Cynics, see T. R. Flynn, "Foucault as Parrhesiast: His Last Course at the College de France ( 1 984 )," in The Final Foucault. Edited by J. Bemauer and D. Ramussen (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1 99 1 ), pp. 1 02- 1 1 8 . There are also comments on this matter in Flynn's "Foucault and the Politics of Postmodemity . " Nous 23 ( 1 989), pp. 1 87- 1 98. 12. B . Russell, A History of Western Philosophy (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1 972 ), pp. 23 l ff. 1 3 .

8 . Ibid. , Vol. l , p. 1 78 . 9 . Sloterdijk, Kritik der zynischen Vernunft, Vol. 1 , pp. 300-30 1 . 1 0 . , Vol. 1 , p. 296. 1 1 . For a discussion of Foucault's views on the Cynics, see T. R. Flynn, "Foucault as Parrhesiast: His Last Course at the College de France ( 1 984 )," in The Final Foucault. Edited by J. Bemauer and D. Ramussen (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1 99 1 ), pp. 1 02- 1 1 8 . There are also comments on this matter in Flynn's "Foucault and the Politics of Postmodemity . " Nous 23 ( 1 989), pp.

Gill, "Theriophily in Antiquity : A Supplementary Account. " The Journal of the History of Ideas 30 ( 1 969), p. 407. 32. G. Glotz, Histoire Grecque (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1 94 1 ), Vol. 3, pp. 423ff. 3 4 CLASSICAL CYNICISM 3 3 . Two important works on the Cynosarges are M. F . Billot's "Antisthene et le Cynosarges dans l'Athenes des V' et IV' siecles," in Le Cynisme ancien et ses prolon­ gements. Actes du Colloque International du CNRS (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1 993 ) , pp.

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