Epicurean vs Stoics

Epicurean vs Stoics - virtuous and moderate life. The...

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Epicurean vs. Stoic moral theories The Epicurean and the Stoics has a very different moral theories then each other. Epicurean moral theories were to avoid all pain that can bring suffering to the human beings. Because of the moral theories, the Epicurean live in their own society where they limit their desires to live a happy life. For example, if a person wants to choose between going to cubs game and visiting his grandma. Then according to the Epicurean he would limit his desires and visit his grandma. The Epicurean also valued pleasure above everything else, but pleasure was obtained by knowledge, friendship, and living a
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Unformatted text preview: virtuous and moderate life. The Stoics are living in a different because they believed in freedom from pain and passion by taking the side of engagement with the sources of sufferings. Their metaphysics was that the pantheist suffered retermining which is best of all possible worlds by theodicy. They also believed that pain and suffering is the way of nature that can be over come by virtue and reasoning. The similarities between the two are that they both are looking to be free from pain and sufferings, but both have their own way of doing it. For both this was not just a belief but its the way of life they lived by....
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