There are also some things for which it is not enough to state a single cause, but several, of which one, however, is the case. His teachings are surprisingly modern, therefore Asclepiades is considered to be a pioneer physician in psychotherapy, physical therapy and molecular medicine. Epicurus's Letter to Menoeceuspossibly an early work of his, is written in an eloquent style similar to that of the Athenian rhetorician Isocrates — BC but, for his later works, he seems to have adopted the bald, intellectual style of the mathematician Euclid. The overwhelming majority of surviving Greek and Roman sources are vehemently negative towards Epicureanism  and, according to Gordon, they routinely depict Epicurus himself as "monstrous or laughable". Like Democritus, Epicurus taught that the universe is infinite and eternal and that all matter is made up of extremely tiny, invisible particles known as atoms. This page was last edited on 31 Januaryat Epicurus strongly favored naturalistic explanations over theological ones.
In contrast to the StoicsEpicureans showed little interest in participating in the politics of the day, since doing so leads to trouble.
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Epicurus taught that the motion of atoms is constant, eternal, and without beginning or end. The rugby league and AFL convert said his Instagram comment was to give someone "guidance", not to cause offence. The German philosopher Karl Marx —whose ideas are basis of Marxismwas profoundly influenced as a young man by the teachings of Epicurus  and his doctoral thesis was a Hegelian dialectical analysis of the differences between the natural philosophies of Democritus and Epicurus. Ancient Greek Portrait Sculpture: Folau has previously spoken out against same-sex marriageafter the Wallabies expressed support for the Yes campaign last year. Instead, he insisted that he had been "self-taught".