Patron Philosopher of the Stomach

Epicurus, the Foodies’ Philosopher by Michael Symons* “Epicurus is often viewed as responding to Plato virtually point for point. He reinverted Plato’s world (as Marx would do with Hegel’s), making the opposite case at every level, physically, ethically, and epistemologically. The secret is that, for Epicurus, the belly ruled the mind, rather than vice versa.… Read More Patron Philosopher of the Stomach