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Antisthenes

[an-tis-thuh-neez] /ænˈtɪs θəˌniz/
noun
1.
444?–365? b.c, Greek philosopher: founder of the Cynic school.
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Antisthenes

/ænˈtɪsθəˌniːz/
noun
1.
?445–365 bc, Greek philosopher, founder of the Cynic school, who taught that the only good was virtue, won by self-control and independence from worldly needs
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Greek philosopher, of Athens, who was a disciple of Socrates and is considered the founder of the Cynic school of philosophy, though Diogenes of Sinope often is given that credit.

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