He was incredulous as a Missouri cynic but interested.
Epictetus, however, would have the sage hold aloof from domestic cares, another Cynic trait.
ANTISTHENES (c. 444-365 B.C.), the founder of the Cynic school of philosophy, was born at Athens of a Thracian mother, a fact which may account for the extreme boldness of his attack on conventional thought.
Eubulides wrote a treatise on Diogenes the Cynic and also a number of comedies.
Zeno, we have reason to believe, adopted the Cynic Logos for his guidance to truth as well as to morality.