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The making of modern cynicism

Asks: how did ancient Cynic philosophy come to provide a name for its modern, unphilosophical counterpart, and what events caused such a dramatic reversal of cynicism's former meanings? This work traces the concept of cynicism from its origins as a philosophical way of life in Greek antiquity.
Print Book, English, 2007
University of Virginia press, Charlottesville, 2007
XI, 305 p. ; 25 cm.
9780813926155, 0813926157