Heraclitus and Thales’ Conceptual Scheme: A Historical Study

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BRILL, Feb 6, 2017 - Philosophy - 428 pages
In Heraclitus and Thales’ Conceptual Scheme: A Historical Study Aryeh Finkelberg rejects the teleological interpretation of early Greek thought as targeted at later results, viz. philosophy, and seeks to determine its intended meaning by restoring it to its historical context.
 

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Contents

Questions of Method
1
PART 1 Heraclitus
19
The Life and the Book
21
Want and Satiety
41
3 The Solstices of Fire
67
4 The Fugitive δαίμονες
84
5 Fighting Souls
104
6 Heraclitus and Other Teachers of Salvation
126
10 The Companions of Gods
216
PART 2 Thales and PrePlatonic Thought
235
11 The Thaletan Conceptual Scheme
237
12 The One
257
13 The One versus the Many
278
14 The Thaletan Conceptual Scheme and the Thaletan Tradition
302
Marcus Aurelius Quotations
325
References
332

7 The One and the Many
146
8 The Mind that Is in Us
169
9 The Logos
189
Appendix
210

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