Antisthenes[an tis′t̸hə nēz′]
444?-365? ; Gr. philosopher; founder of Cynicism
Greek philosopher whose teachings were central to the founding of the Cynic school.
- A Greek male given name, notably borne by Antisthenes of Athens (445–365 B.C.), a Greek philosopher and a pupil of Socrates
From Latin Antisthenēs, from Ancient Greek Ἀντισθένης (Antisthenēs).