Beware of the Philosopher: the Cynics | History of Philosophy


This is a nice quick lecture on the Ancient Cynics. Since the speaker references “The Bare Necessities” from The Jungle Book, I also include that song below. You might watch it before you listen to the lecture.

In this episode we unleash the most outrageous ancient philosophers, Diogenes and the Cynics, and their quest to “deface the currency” by exposing the hypocrisy of Greek society.

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