The Presocratics

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Hackett Publishing, 1995 - Philosophy - 168 pages
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This comprehensive account of the history of ancient Greek thought circa 600 to 400 B.C. offers an accessible, nontechnical introduction to Presocratic philosophy. Translations of the surviving fragments of Presocratic writings serve as a foundation from which the discussion proceeds. Also included are maps, notes, and an index of names and terms.

 

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Contents

The Milesians
11
Heraclitus
32
Pythagoras and the Greek West
60
Parmenides and Zeno
78
The Age of the Sophists
107
Cosmology from Parmenides
127
the Study of
149
Notes
156
Magna Graecia 62
166
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Edward Hussey is Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College.

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