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435?–356? b.c., Greek philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy.
Historical Examples

Xenophon notices briefly two other colloquies between Sokrates and Aristippus.
Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote

When Aristippus was asked by someone, “Are you everywhere then?”
Plutarch’s Morals Plutarch

The theory here laid down by the Platonic Sokrates is the same as that of Aristippus.
Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote

From Antisthenes came the Cynics; from Aristippus the philosophers of pleasure.
Initiation into Philosophy Emile Faguet

And when Aristippus, returning to the charge, asked him “if he knew of any thing beautiful.”
The Memorabilia Xenophon

“Cincinnatus is a better model than Aristippus: confess it,” said I, smiling.
Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Lamettrie has been called “the Aristippus of modern materialism.”
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 2 Various

To what did the dialogues composed by the first Aristippus refer?
Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote

To him to,” said Aristippus, “for without that art all the rest would avail him nothing.
The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates Xenophon

Arete, daughter of Aristippus, continued the latter’s teachings after his death.
Greek Women Mitchell Carroll

?435–?356 bc, Greek philosopher, who believed pleasure to be the highest good and founded the Cyrenaic school


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