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House philosopher, Altes Museum, Berlin, photo by M. Pigliucci

By Catherine Wilson

by Catherine Wilson

Stoicism is a comprehensive philosophy reaching from logic and epistemology into metaphysics and ethics and Epicureanism is equally comprehensive. The Epicureans and Stoics saw themselves and were seen as rival schools, and their differences were the subject of important dialogues by Cicero…