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A critical history of Greek philosophy

Author: W T Stace
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Floating Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virtually every aspect of the modern Western worldview has its roots in the remarkably diverse body of philosophy that emerged from a small patch of land in the Mediterranean thousands of years ago. This volume offers an overview of the highlights of ancient Greek philosophy, as well as an historical account of the lives of many of the scholars and thinkers who helped shaped it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W T Stace
ISBN: 9781775418566 1775418561
OCLC Number: 701495360
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand.
"First published in 1920"--Title page verso.
Title from PDF title page (viewed on Aug. 17, 2011).
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource (1 electronic document (416 pages))
Contents: The idea of philosophy in general --
The Ionics --
The Pythagoreans --
The Eleatics --
Heracleitus --
Empedocles --
The Atomists --
Anaxagoras --
The Sophists --
Socrates --
The Semi-Socratics --
Plato --
Aristotle --
The general character of post-Aristotelian philosophy --
The Stoics --
The Epicureans --
The Sceptics --
Transition to neo-platonism --
The Neo-Platonists.
Responsibility: W.T. Stace.
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Virtually every aspect of the modern Western worldview has its roots in the remarkably diverse body of philosophy that emerged from a small patch of land in the Mediterranean thousands of years ago. This volume offers an overview of the highlights of ancient Greek philosophy, as well as an historical account of the lives of many of the scholars and thinkers who helped shaped it.

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