Ancient Greek Philosophy: From the Presocratics to the Hellenistic Philosophers

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 6, 2011 - Philosophy - 328 pages
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"Ancient Greek Philosophy: From the Presocratics to the Hellenistic Philosophers" presents a comprehensive introduction to the philosophers and philosophical traditions that developed in ancient Greece from 585 BC to 529 AD. Provides coverage of the Presocratics through the Hellenistic philosophers Moves beyond traditional textbooks that conclude with Aristotle A uniquely balanced organization of exposition, choice excerpts and commentary, informed by classroom feedback Contextual commentary traces the development of lines of thought through the period, ideal for students new to the discipline Can be used in conjunction with the online resources found at http: //tomblackson.com/Ancient/toc.html
 

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Contents

Dedication
The Presocratics
The Good Life
Against the Sophists
Three Platonic Theories
Justice and its Reward
Second Philosophy
Psychology
First Philosophy
Ethics
Reaction to the Classical Tradition
References
Index of Passages
Copyright

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Thomas A. Blackson is a member of the Philosophy Faculty in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University.

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