), a philosopher, who agreed with Calliphon in considering the chief good to consist in the union of virtue with bodily pleasure, which Cicero calls a joining of the man with the beast.
The doctrine is thus further explained by Clement of Alexandria :--Pleasure and virtue are both of them ends
to man; but pleasure is so from the first, whilevirtue only becomes
so after experience. (Cic. de Fin.
5.8, de Off.
3.33, Tusc. Quest.
5.30; Clem. Alex. Strom.
2.21.) The Deinomachus, whom Lucian introduces in the Philopseudes,
is of course a different person, and possibly a fictitious character.