- WHAT DOES THE NAME DIOGENES MEAN? It means the man of god.
-WHAT IS MODERN CYNISM? Is a phylosophical school who thinks negatively about human beigns and existance in general.
-WHAT DOES MODERN AND ANCIENT CYNISM THINK ABOUT THE GENERAL RUN OF MANKIND? Did not think very highly of the general run of mankind.
-WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN THE ANCIENT AND THE MODERN CYNIC IN RELATION TO LIFE ITSELF? Contrary to the modern cynic, the ancient cynic was not pessimistic about life itself.
-WHAT IS TO BE AN AUTONOMOUS PERSON ACORDING TO DIOGENES?
An individual that has shaken off all social constraints norms and expectation and lives according to his own internal laws and ideals
-WHAT IS THE POURPOSE OF PHILOSOPHY? The pourpose of philosophy is like a way of life.
-WHAT IS ONE OF THE MORE FAMOUS ANECDOTES ABOUT DIOGENES ?
The one with Alexander the great. It means that you dont have to be intimate by a person that have more power than you.
-HOW DID DIOGENES TREAT OTHER PEOPLE? DID HE HAVE A GOOD OPINION ON THE HUMAN SPIECES? He treat other people with the respect he think they deserve. No he haven.
-DID DIOGENES THINK THAT HUMAN BEINGS ARE CORRUPT BY NATURE?
No, he didnt think human nature was corrupt and to blame for the depravity.
-CYNIC : A member of school of ancient greek philosopher who held virtue to be the only good and stressed independence from worloly helds and pleasure they became critical of the rest of society and its material interests.