SYMHC Classics: Diogenes of Sinope


Diogenes and his barrel, circa 1894. engraver George Christodule, painter George Louis Poilleux Saint-Ange/Public domain

Today we reach back to our 2015 episode on Diogenes of Sinope, 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.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/diogenes-of-sinope.htm

And the show notes from 2015 here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-diogenes.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics