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Early Greek philosophy

Author: Jonathan Barnes
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1987.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zeno's extraordinary and disturbing paradoxes, the atomic theories of Democritus that so strikingly anticipate contemporary physics, the enigmatic and haunting epigrams of Heraclitus-these are just some of the riches to be found in this collection of the writings of the early Greek philosophers.
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Barnes, Jonathan, 1942-
Early Greek philosophy.
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1987
(OCoLC)624703394
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Barnes
ISBN: 0140444610 9780140444612
OCLC Number: 15731948
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 318 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Map --
Introduction --
Synopsis --
Note to the reader --
PART I --
1. Precursors --
2. Thales --
3. Anaximander --
4. Anaximenes --
5. Pythagoras --
6. Alcmaeon --
7. Xenophanes --
8. Heraclitus --
PART II --
9. Parmenides --
10. Melissus --
11. Zeno --
PART III --
12. Empedocles --
13. Fifth-century --
14. Hippasus --
15. Philolaus --
16. Ion of Chios --
17. Hippo --
18. Anaxagoras --
19. Archelaus --
20. Leucippus --
21. Democritus --
22. Diogenes of Apollonia --
Appendix : the sources --
Further reading --
Subject index --
Index to quoted text --
Index to Diels-Kranz B-texts.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jonathan Barnes.

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