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Ancient philosophy : a very short introduction

Author: Julia Annas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Series: Very short introductions, 26.
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Getting away from the presentation of ancient philosophy as a succession of Great Thinkers, the book aims to give readers a sense of the freshness and liveliness of ancient philosophy, and of its wide variety of themes and styles.
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Annas, Julia.
Ancient philosophy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00058869
(OCoLC)44627024
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Annas
ISBN: 9780191540196 0191540196 9780191578304 0191578304
OCLC Number: 426044351
Description: 1 online resource (127 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1 Humans and beasts: understanding ourselves; 2 Why do we read Plato's Republic?; 3 The happy life, ancient and modern; 4 Reason, knowledge and scepticism; 5 Logic and reality; 6 When did it all begin? (and what is it anyway?); Timeline; Further Reading; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 26.
Responsibility: Julia Annas.
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