Tetrapharmakos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The (τετραφάρμακος), or, "The four-part cure," is the Greek philosopher ' (, - , ) remedy for leading the happiest possible life. The "" was originally a compound of four drugs (, , and ); the word has been used metaphorically by Epicurus and his ...
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