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Headword: *)/oxlos
Adler number: omicron,1056
Translated headword: mob
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] disturbance/disruption.
Greek Original:
*)/oxlos: h( taraxh/.
Both headword and gloss are words used by Epicurus and are in close connection: “the mob” (o)/xlos) can be a cause of disturbance (taraxh/, the opposite of one of the “katastematic” or stable pleasures: “freedom of disturbance”, a)taraci/a). The term “mob” appears in Vatican Saying 67 where Epicurus recommends that, in order to reach a free life, one has to avoid acquiring great wealth, because the task is not easy without slavery to the mob or those in power. See also Vatican Saying 81; cf. omicron 1054.
Keywords: definition; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 7 July 2003@20:10:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 7 July 2003@21:38:38.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 8 July 2003@04:07:43.
Marcelo Boeri (Minor correction in note.) on 24 July 2003@18:45:45.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2013@05:51:08.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 31 July 2014@00:14:44.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 13 March 2021@19:17:31.


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