As a disciple of the Cynics he must have started.
Like the Cynics and the Cyrenaics, Euclides started from the Socratic principle that virtue is knowledge.
The Cynics made no attempt to solve this difficulty; they were content to mean by virtue what any plain man meant by it, except in so far as their sense of independence led them to reject certain received precepts and prejudices.
The Logos, which had been an ethical or psychological principle to the Cynics,.
Far otherwise was the Socraticspirit understood by Antisthenes and the Cynics.