Epicures are devotees of fine food and drink. But Dr. Doug Adeney advises that their ancient Greek namesake Epicurus recommended pleasures of totally different sorts
About Dr Douglas Adeney
Dr Douglas Adeney lectured in philosophy for many years at Melbourne State College and then the University of Melbourne. Since 2011 he has greatly enjoyed teaching numerous CAE philosophy courses.
A non-academic friend of his was once asked by his wife what Doug did for a living. On hearing that he was a philosopher, she said ‘Oooh, he must be very intelligent … Or is he just weird?’ Come and decide for yourself.