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  • ARISTIPPUS (c. 435-356 B.C.), Greek philosopher, the founder of the Cyrenaic school, was the son of Aritadas, a merchant of Cyrene.
  • His daughter Arete, and her son Aristippus (µr)Tp03LSaKTos, " pupil of his mother"), carried on the school after his death.
  • Aristippus and his followers seized upon this, and made it the prime factor in existence, denying to virtue any intrinsic value.
  • Yet Aristippus was compelled to admit that some actions which give immediate pleasure entail more than their equivalent of pain.
  • Aristippus, both in theory and in practice, insisted that true pleasure belongs only to him who is self-controlled and master of himself.

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