Philosophy, Pleasure and the Living Body

Image: Champagne advertisement. By Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939). Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Arete of Cyrene was an early woman philosopher who was important in the establishment of the Cyrenaic school, which emphasised the centrality of bodily pleasure to the good life.

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Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham

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Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham