Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy, (Fourth Edition): from Thales to Aristotle: from Thales to Aristotle (Google eBook)

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S. Marc Cohen, Patricia Curd, C. D. C. Reeve
Hackett Publishing, Oct 1, 2011 - Philosophy - 1008 pages
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Soon after its publication, Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy was hailed as the favorite to become "the 'standard' text for survey courses in ancient philosophy.  Nothing on the market touches it for comprehensiveness, accuracy, and readability" (APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy). Fifteen years on, that prediction has been borne out, and the volume's preeminence as the leading anthology for the teaching of ancient philosophy still stands. The Fourth Edition features a completely revamped and expanded unit on the Presocratics and Sophists that draws on the wealth of new scholarship published on these fascinating thinkers over the past decade or more. At the core of this unit, as ever, are the fragments themselves -- but now in thoroughly revised and, in some cases, new translations by Richard McKirahan and Patricia Curd, among them those of the recently published Derveni Papyrus.

  

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Review: Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy: From Thales to Aristotle

User Review  - Jono - Goodreads

Only read the sections required for my university course in Ancient Philosophy. Really enjoyed the Phaedo. Read full review

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User Review  - Savanna Wimer - Goodreads

It would be better without the compiler commentary. Read full review

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S. Marc Cohen is Professor of Philosophy, University of Washington. Patricia Curd is Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University. C. D. C. Reeve is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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