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The brilliant writings of a highly influential Greek philosopher, with a foreword by Daniel Klein, author of Travels with EpicurusThe teachings of Epicurusabout life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendshipattracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought Though Epicurus faced hostile opposition for centuries after his death, he counts among his many admirers Thomas Hobbes, Thomas Jefferson, Karl Marx, and Isaac Newton This volume includes all of his extant writingshis letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayingsalongside parallel passages from the greatest exponent of his philosophy, Lucretius, extracts from Diogenes Laertius Life of Epicurus, a lucid introductory essay about Epicurean philosophy, and a foreword by Daniel Klein, author of Travels with Epicurusand coauthor of the New York Timesbestseller Plato and a Platypus Walk into a BarForthan sixty five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world Withthan ,titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators