This is a list of Epicurean philosophers, ordered (roughly) by date. See also Category:Epicurean philosophers.

Name Period Notes
3rd century BC
Epicurus 341-270 BC Founder of the Epicurean school of philosophy.
Polyaenus of Lampsacus c. 345-c. 285 BC Mathematician and friend of Epicurus.
Metrodorus of Lampsacus 331-278 BC Close friend of Epicurus.
Leontion fl. 300 BC Philosopher who criticized Theophrastus.
Timocrates of Lampsacus fl. 300 BC Brother of Metrodorus, and apostate of Epicureanism.
Leonteus of Lampsacus c. 300 BC Pupil of Epicurus.
Themista of Lampsacus c. 300 BC Pupil of Epicurus.
Carneiscus c. 300 BC Epicurean who wrote a work on friendship.
Idomeneus of Lampsacus c. 325-c. 250 BC Friend and pupil of Epicurus. Biographer of famous lives.
Hermarchus c. 325-c. 250 BC Second leader of the Epicurean school.
Colotes of Lampsacus c. 320-c. 250 BC Friend of Epicurus.
Polystratus c. 290-219 BC Third leader of the Epicurean school.
Dionysius of Lamptrai c. 275-205 BC Fourth leader of the Epicurean school.
Basilides c. 250-c. 175 BC Fifth leader of the Epicurean school.
2nd century BC
Philonides of Laodicea c. 200-c. 130 BC Epicurean philosopher who lived at the Seleucid court.
Diogenes of Tarsus fl. 150 BC Epicurean philosopher and author.
Diogenes of Seleucia fl. 150 BC Epicurean philosopher, lived at the court of Syria.
Alcaeus and Philiscus fl. 150 BC Epicurean philosophers expelled from Rome in 173 or 154 BC.
Apollodorus fl. 125 BC Leader of the Epicurean school, teacher of Zeno of Sidon.
Demetrius Lacon c. 150-c. 75 BC Epicurean philosopher and writer.
Zeno of Sidon c. 150-c. 75 BC Epicurean philosopher, and teacher of Philodemus.
Gaius Amafinius fl. 125 BC Epicurean philosopher who introduced Epicureanism to Rome.
Titus Albucius fl. 105 BC Orator and politician.
1st century BC
Rabirius fl. 100 BC Writer of Epicurean texts in Latin.
Phaedrus 138-70 BC Leader of the Epicurean school.
Philodemus c. 110-c. 40 BC Epicurean philosopher whose works survive in the Villa of the Papyri.
Lucretius c. 95-c. 55 BC Epicurean philosopher-poet who composed De rerum natura.
Patro fl. 70 BC Leader of the Epicurean school.
Catius fl. 50 BC Epicurean philosopher, wrote Latin books.
Titus Pomponius Atticus c. 110 BC-c. 33 BC Banker and patron of letters.
Siro fl. 50 BC Epicurean philosopher and teacher of Virgil.
2nd century AD
Diogenes of Oenoanda fl. 125 AD Epicurean who carved Epicurus's teachings on a wall in Oenoanda.

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