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  • Cleanthes is said to have held that all survive to the great conflagration which closes the cycle, Chrysippus that only the wise will.
  • In later times Orphic theology engaged the attention of Greek philosophersEudemus the Peripatetic, Chrysippus the Stoic, and Proclus the Neoplatonist, but it was an especially favourite study of the grammarians of Alexandria, where it became so intermixed with Egyptian elements that Orpheus came to be looked upon as the founder of mysticism.
  • Like the earlier Stoics, Cleanthes and Chrysippus, he held that virtue may be taught.
  • This problem was taken up by Chrysippus, who admitted that he could not solve it.
  • The chief objects of his study, however, were the works of Chrysippus, opposition to whose views is the mainspring of his philosophy.

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