Like his friend Socrates, Antisthenes believed virtue (1) could be taught and (2) was all one needed for happiness. Another Diogenes, Diogenes of Sinope, was a pupil of Antisthenes. Diogenes was the philosopher who historically earned the label "cynic" from the Greek for "dog".
- Christopher C. W. Taylor "Antisthenes" Who's Who in the Classical World. Ed. Simon Hornblower and Tony Spawforth. Oxford University Press, 2000.
- "Cynics" The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy. Simon Blackburn. Oxford University Press, 2008
- A History of Cynicism - From Diogenes to the 6th Century A.D., by Donald R. Dudley; 2007.
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