Aristippus o Cyrene (Greek: Ἀρίστιππος; c. 435 – c. 356 BCE) wis the foonder o the Cyrenaic schuil o Filosofie.[1] He wis a pupil o Socrates, but adoptit a very different filosofical ootleuk, teachin that the goal o life wis tae seek pleisur bi adaptin circumstances tae anesel an by mainteenin proper control ower baith adversity an prosperity. Amang his pupils wis his dauchter Arete.

Aristippus
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Bornc. 435 BCE
Cyrene
Diedc. 356 BCE
Cyrene
EraAuncient filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilCyrenaic schuil
Main interests
Hedonism

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  1. Awtho the seestemisation o the Cyrenaic filosofie is generally placed wi his grandson Aristippus the Younger.