Southwest Philosophy Review 38 (1):41-49 (2022)

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Scott Aikin
Vanderbilt University
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Lucretius follows his symmetry argument that one should not fear death with a dialectical strategy, the squandering argument. The dialectical presumption behind the squandering argument is that its audience is not an Epicurean, so squanders their life. The question is whether the squandering argument works on lives that by Epicurean standards are not squandered.
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DOI 10.5840/swphilreview20223815
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