The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Book VI

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Diogenes Laertius

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2017

Duration: 1 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

There are 10 divisions in this title. This project is a recording of book 6. There is a number of interesting anecdotes on the lives of Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Monimus, Onesicritus, Crates of Thebes, Metrocles, Hipparchia, Menippus and Menedemus. Their school of thought is known an Cynicism. Most of the text in this book is devoted to the anecdotes concerning Diogenes's life and sayings. Even Alexander envied his life saying that if he had not been Alexander, he should have liked to be Diogenes. (Summary by bala)

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