Daily Archives: June 24, 2009

Ed McMahon

I learned today that Ed McMahon has passed away from pneumonia. I don’t know a whole lot about him. He was Johnny Carson’s sidekick, and I remember someone portraying him on Saturday Night Live. Dana Carvey was playing Johnny Carson … Continue reading

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Epicurean Coping Strategies, Epistemology

G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Systems of the Hellenistic Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1985) 98, 120-121, 124. [For Theophrastus in the fourth-third centuries B.C.E., t]he Stoics and Epicureans are … Continue reading

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