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Diogenes of Sinope


Diogenes of Sinope was the father of the Cynicism school of philosophy. He was also an incredibly eccentric figure who spoke out against pretense, and he used humor to convey his ideals. Read the show notes here.

'Alexander and Diogenes', late 17th-early 18th century. (Photo by Art Media/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Topics in this Podcast: Ancient History, greece, philosophy, plato