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The Oxford handbook of presocratic philosophy

Author: Patricia Curd; Daniel W Graham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This handbook brings together leading international scholars to study the diverse figures, movements, and approaches that constitute Presocratic philosophy. More than a survey of scholarship, this  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Curd; Daniel W Graham
ISBN: 9780195146875 0195146875
OCLC Number: 644375065
Description: xii, 588 p.
Contents: The sources of presocratic philosophy / David T. Runia --
Prehistory of presocratic philosophy in an orientalizing context / Walter Burkert --
Milesian measures : time, space, and matter / Stephen A. White --
The cloud-astrophysics of Xenophanes and Ionian material monism / Alexander P.D. Mourelatos --
Heraclitus : flux, order, and knowledge / Daniel W. Graham --
Signs and arguments in the Parmenides B8 / Richard D. McKirahan --
Anaxagoras and the theory of everything / Patricia Curd --
Empedocles : physical and mythical divinity / Oliver Primavesi --
Two problems in Pythagoreanism / Carl Huffman --
Atomism's Eleatic roots / David Sedley --
Leucippus's atomism / Daniel W. Graham --
Speculating about Diogenes of Apollonia / André Laks --
The Sophists / Michael Gagarin and Paul Woodruff --
The role of medicine in the formation of early Greek thought / Philip van der Eijk --
Presocratic Cosmologies / M.R. Wright --
Reason, cause, and explanation in presocratic philosophy / R.J. Hankinson --
The humanizing of knowledge in presocratic thought / J.H. Lesher --
Presocratic theology / T.M. Robinson --
Aristotle's account of the origins of philosophy / Michael Frede --
Classical representations and uses of the presocratics / John Palmer.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Curd and Daniel W. Graham.
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