greek http://kalw.org en Epicurus and the Good Life on Philosophy Talk http://kalw.org/post/epicurus-and-good-life-philosophy-talk <p>Though his name is often misleadingly associated with indulgence in sensual pleasures, the Greek philosopher Epicurus developed a far-reaching system of thought that incorporated an empiricist theory of knowledge, a description of nature based on atomistic materialism, and views about the importance of friendship. His notions of what constitutes a good life have preserved the relevance of Epicurean philosophy for contemporary life. A diverse array of thinkers, including Thomas Jefferson, Diderot, and Jeremy Bentham, have considered themselves Epicureans. Thu, 08 May 2014 19:07:00 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 43446 at http://kalw.org Epicurus and the Good Life on Philosophy Talk Ross Daly & Kelly Thoma ~ Live Studio Performance! http://kalw.org/post/ross-daly-kelly-thoma-live-studio-performance <p><em>Folk Music &amp; Beyond</em> welcomes master musician Ross Daly from the Grecian isle of Crete. &nbsp;He draws upon a number of popular and classical idioms mainly from the Balkans and Middle East, but also from North Africa and Central and South Asia, incorporating elements of each into his compositions and renditions of traditional repertoire. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:48:28 +0000 JoAnn Mar 18365 at http://kalw.org Ross Daly & Kelly Thoma ~ Live Studio Performance!