The Philosophers of Greece

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SUNY Press, 1964 - Philosophy, Ancient - 274 pages
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This is a great book. It weaves a story of how modern science, law, and religions have been affected by these metaphysical discoveries of these ancient Philosophers. The bibliography is a testament to the man's breadth of knowledge. He also headed up the Plato Manuscripts, and was a Yale Professor for at least 20 years (Philosophy).
I would like to note that the ULAN Press version of this book is missing 3 pages (1, 4, 54)! Luckily, the google version has these pages, I have also uploaded the missing pages on Archive.org. I actually went to my university (CSUDH) and pulled a classic copy of this book and got the pages I needed.
 

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
IONIA AND ITALY
5
THALES Inventor of Physics and Philosophy
11
ANAXIMANDER The Idea of Neutral Matter
18
ANAXIMENES Change Without Personality
26
PYTHAGORAS AND HIS SCHOOL The Music of the Spheres
30
HERACLITUS Time Versus Eternity
43
PARMENIDES Logic and Mysticism
50
ANAXAGORAS Mind Orders All Things
100
ARCHELAUS The First Athenian Scientist
108
THE SOPHISTS How to Succeed in Athens
112
SOCRATES The Search for the Self
123
PLATO Order Fact and Value
133
ARISTOTLE The Organization of All Reality
172
CONCLUSION
206
NOTES
210

ZENO OF ELBA The Paradox of Motion
59
EMPEDOCLES Too Much Imagination
68
DEMOCRITUS AND THE ATOMIC THEORY Materialism
78
The School of Greece
93
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
256
BIBLIOGRAPHY
259
INDEX
269
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Robert S. Brumbaugh is Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. A former president of the Metaphysical Society of America, he is the author of many books and articles on classical philosophy.

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