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Presocratics

Author: James Warren
Publisher: Stocksfield : Acumen, 2007.
Series: Ancient philosophies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This general account of the Presocratics introduces the major Greek philosophical thinkers from the sixth to the middle of the fifth century BC. It explores how we might go about reconstructing their views and understanding the motivation and context for their work as well as highlighting the ongoing philosophical interest of their often surprising claims.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Warren, James, 1974-
Presocratics.
Stocksfield : Acumen, 2007
(OCoLC)141381643
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Warren
ISBN: 9781844653911 1844653919 9781317493372 1317493370
OCLC Number: 715185131
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 224 pages) : map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : reading Presocratic philosophy --
Ionian beginnings --
Xenophanes --
The riddles of Heraclitus --
Parmenides --
Reactions to Parmenides --
Anaxagoras --
Empedocles --
Leucippus and Democritus.
Series Title: Ancient philosophies.
Responsibility: James Warren.

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