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Philosopher (341 BC — 270 BC)


Elizabeth Asmis. Epicurus' Scientific Method. Cornell University Press. 1984. 385pp.

Cyril Bailey. The Greek Atomists and Epicurus: A Study. Clarendon Press. 1928. 619pp.

Norman Wentworth De Witt. Epicurus and His Philosophy. Greenwood Press. 1973. 388pp.

Walter G. Englert. Epicurus on the Swerve and Voluntary Action. Scholars Press. 1987. 215pp.

Benjamin Farrington. The Faith of Epicurus. Basic Books. 1967. 160pp.

André Jean Festugière. Epicurus and His Gods. Blackwell. 1955. 100pp.

Dane R. Gordon; David B. Suits (editors). Epicurus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance. RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press. 2003. 223pp.

Pamela Gordon. Epicurus in Lycia: The Second-Century World of Diogenes of Oenoanda. University of Michigan Press. 1996. 140pp.

Avraam Koen. Atoms, Pleasure, Virtue: The Philosophy of Epicurus. Peter Lang. 1995. 161pp.

Phillip Mitsis. Epicurus' Ethical Theory: The Pleasures of Invulnerability. Cornell University Press. 1988. 184pp.

Tim O'Keefe. Epicurus on Freedom. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 175pp.

George A. Panichas. Epicurus. Twayne. 1967. 181pp.

Max Radin. Epicurus My Master. University of North Carolina Press. 1949. 142pp.

John M. Rist. Epicurus: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press. 1972. 185pp.

A. E. Taylor. Epicurus. London: John Constable. 1911. 121pp.

James Warren. Epicurus and Democritean Ethics: An Archaeology of Ataraxia. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 241pp.

James Warren. Facing Death: Epicurus and His Critics. Oxford University Press. 2006. 240pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.482)

  6. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.144-46)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.324)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.10b)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.169)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.197)

  11. Who's Who in the Greek World (p.94)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.175)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.102)

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