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Stamatellos, Giannis

Introduction to Presocratics: A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings

Stamatellos, Giannis - Introduction to Presocratics: A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings, ebook

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Introduction to Presocratics presents a succinct introduction to Greek thinkers of the 6th and 5th century BCE and a thematic exploration of the topics and enquiries opened by these first philosophers and scientists of the Western tradition.

  • Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to the Presocratics
  • Includes a previously unpublished translation of the main fragments of the Presocratics by Classics scholar Rosemary Wright
  • Covers key figures including Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes of Miletus, Xenophanes, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Democritus
  • Supplemented with helpful features including a timeline, map of the ancient world, glossary of terms, and index of proper names

Keywords: General & Introductory Classical Studies, Ancient, philosopher, Eleatics, Pluralists, Ionian, Western, Pythagorean

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
200 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118217597
Printed ISBN
9780470655030

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