Full Name: Diogenes of Sinope
Born: 412 BCE
Died: 323 BCE
Hometown: Sinope, Turkey (a Greek colony at the time)
Fave Subjects: Happiness, Right and Wrong, Getting Back to Nature
- one of the founders of the cynic school of philosophy
- could out-talk Plato and Alexander the Great
- had a behaviour disorder named after him
How can living in harmony with nature help us to have better lives?
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