Lacydes (Greek: Λακύδης) of Cyrene was a Greek philosopher and was head of the Platonic Academy at Athens in succession to Arcesilaus from 241 BC. He was forced to resign c. 215 BC due to ill-health, and he died c. 205 BC. Nothing survives of his works. We know very little about his philosophy but is believed to have followed the skeptical tradition of Arcesilaus. As head of the Academy he was succeeded by Evander
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