Ancient cynic philosophers

A guide to cynicism - why i call myself the cynical historian


In eight minutes, i try to explain the basics of cynical philosophy. The cynics are an interesting bunch, and none more than diogenes himself. He is the primary.



Cynicism, philosophy and ethics: from diogenes to 2 live crew (part 2)


This screencast considers an important philosophical debate: the tussle between cynicism and utopianism. Towards this we consider the philosophical roots of.



Ancient cynicism


Today, the term cynic brings to mind a person who has little or no faith in the goodness of the human race. In ancient athens, however, it meant something quite.



Cynicism, philosophy and ethics: from diogenes to 2 live crew (part 1)

This screencast considers an important relevant philosophical debate: the tussle between cynicism and utopianism. These issues are covered over a two-part.



Introduction to diogenes the cynic


In this lecture we investigate the life and ideas of diogenes the cynic, one of of the founders and most famous member of the philosophical movement known as.



Diogenes of sinope, the cynic


A brief introduction to the most famous cynic of ancient greece diogenes of sinope.



Cynicism

A discussion on the philosophy of cynicism. I am very fond of its most famous proponent, diogenes, who lived in a bathtub, and was so admired by alexander the.



Ancient rhetorical theory: hellenistic philosophy and the cynics




Philosophy - the stoics


How the stoics can help us tackle anxiety, fury and loss of perspective - and realise that very little is needed to make a happy life. If you like our films take a look.



Diogenes episode 1


Hes back! Diogenes of sinope, diogenes the cynic; c. 412 bc 323 bc, was the most famous of the cynic philosophers of ancient greece. No writings of his.