Welcome to Episode 2! Welcome to Episode 2: Our co-hosts today are Kevin Patrick and Phil Somers, with a special guest hosting by Rory Buchanan. Today, we discuss Antisthenes and Cynicism, how he relates to the school as a proto-Cynic, and the Cynic heritage in Stoicism. Rory also announces a special project. Selected Links from the Episode The Edge Brothers (our theme music, like them on Facebook, and tell them we sent you!). The Cynicism Facebook Group. The Cynic Epistles. Navia's "Diogenes the Cynic: The War Against the World." Show Notes Antisthenes, the first Cynic? [1:15] Socrates. [2:40] Xenophon's "Symposium." [2:45] Dudley: A History of Cynicism... [4:01] Parrhesia and Gravitas. [7:00] Plato's "Euthydemus." [11:05] Sophistry. [11:40] Ponos. [14:55] The Monad. [18:30] Virtue/arete. [22:00] Jedan's "Stoic Virtue..." [23:18] The Labors of Hercules. [26:40] Stoicism and Suicide. [31:00] Cynic Course. [32:30] Cynosarges. [35:00] Thanks for listening!