Letters and sayings, by Epicurus


This course explores the nature of happiness, the philosophy of desire, the ethics of pleasure, understanding nature and the cosmos, the art of friendship, the practice of Epicurean philosophy, the governance of life by reason, and the role of death in life, as outlined in 'Letters and Sayings' by Epicurus.

What you will learn

To gain a deep understanding of Epicurean philosophy and its practical application in achieving happiness, managing desires, cultivating friendships, and approaching death with reason and tranquility.

Course program

The Nature of Happiness
The Philosophy of Desire
The Ethics of Pleasure
Understanding Nature and the Cosmos
The Art of Friendship
The Practice of Epicurean Philosophy
The Governance of Life by Reason
The Role of Death in Life