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Presocratic philosophy : a very short introduction

Author: Catherine Rowett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Very short introductions, 103.
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A lively and thematic treatment of early Greek philosophy, this work discusses the invention of western philosophy - the first thinkers to explore ideas about the nature of reality, time, and the origin of the universe.
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Osborne, Catherine.
Presocratic philosophy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004042979
(OCoLC)54425104
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Rowett
ISBN: 9780191517976 0191517976 1280964987 9781280964985
OCLC Number: 137238979
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Lost words, forgotten worlds --
Puzzles about first principles --
Zeno's tortoise --
Reality and appearance : more adventures in metaphysics --
Heraclitus --
Pythagoras and other mysteries --
Spin doctors of the 5th century.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 103.
Responsibility: Catherine Osborne.
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A lively and thematic treatment of early Greek philosophy, this work discusses the invention of western philosophy - the first thinkers to explore ideas about the nature of reality, time, and the origin of the universe.

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