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The Cambridge companion to early Greek philosophy

Author: A A Long
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Western tradition of philosophy began in Greece with a cluster of thinkers often called the Presocratics. All these thinkers are discussed in this volume both as individuals and collectively in chapters on specific topics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A A Long
ISBN: 0521441226 9780521441223 0521446678 [pbk 9780521446679 [pbk
OCLC Number: 39654703
Description: xxx, 427 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Scope of early Greek philosophy / A.A. Long --
Sources / Jaap Mansfeld --
Beginnings of cosmology / Keimpe Algra --
Pythagorean tradition / Carl A. Huffman --
Heraclitus / Edward Hussey --
Parmenides and Melissus / David Sedley --
Zeno / Richard D. McKirahan, Jr. --
Empedocles and Anaxagoras : responses to Parmenides / Daniel W. Graham --
Atomists / C.C.W. Taylor --
Rational theology / Sarah Broadie --
Early interest in knowledge / J.H. Lesher --
Soul, sensation, and thought / André Laks --
Culpability, responsibility, cause : philosophy, historiography, and medicine in the fifth century / Mario Vegetti --
Rhetoric and relativism : Protagoras and Gorgias / Paul Woodruff --
Protagoras and Antiphon : sophistic debates on justice / Fernanda Decleva Caizzi --
Poetics of early Greek philosophy / Glenn W. Most.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by A.A. Long.
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