The philosophy of cynicism – William D. Desmond

The philosophy of cynicism – William D. Desmond

In the 4th century BCE, a banker’s son threw the city of Sinope into scandal by counterfeiting coins. When the dust finally settled, the young man, Diogenes of Sinope, had been stripped of his citizenship, his money, and all his possessions. At least, that’s how the story goes. While many of the details of Diogenes’ […]

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