Epicureanism. Major Thinkers include Epicurus (d. 270 BCE) and Lucretius (95-55 BCE). Key Concepts. Greatest good comes from peace of mind (ataraxia) and pleasure (lack of bodily pain). Pleasure can be found in knowledge, friendship, and living a virtuous and temperate life. Since eternal atoms make up existence, individuals should control lives without fear of God or death. No call for social duty.
Major Movements in Philosophy as Minimalist Geometric Graphics
Positivism-The only authentic knowledge is that which is based on sense, experience and positive verification. Scientific method is the best process for uncovering the processes by which both physical and human events occur.