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A Presocratics reader

Author: Patricia Curd; Richard D McKirahan
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ideal for a two-to-three week introduction to the Presocratics and Sophists, this volume offers a selection of the extant remains of early Greek philosophical thought on cosmology, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, together with unobtrusive, minimally interpretive editorial material: an Introduction, brief headnotes, maps, and a concordance.
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Curd; Richard D McKirahan
ISBN: 0872203263 9780872203266 0872203271 9780872203273
OCLC Number: 33280852
Description: xii, 126 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Milesians --
Thales --
Anaximander --
Anaximenes --
Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism --
Philolaus --
Xenophanes --
Heraclitus --
Parmenides --
The pluralists : Anaxagoras and Empedocles --
Anaxagoras --
Empedocles --
Zeno of Elea --
Atomism : Leucippus & Democritus --
Melissus --
Diogenes of Apollonia --
The Sophists --
Protagoras --
Gorgias --
Antiphon --
Critias.
Responsibility: edited, with introduction, by Patricia Curd ; translated by Richard D. McKirahan, Jr.

Abstract:

Ideal for a two-to-three week introduction to the Presocratics and Sophists, this volume offers a selection of the extant remains of early Greek philosophical thought on cosmology, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, together with unobtrusive, minimally interpretive editorial material: an Introduction, brief headnotes, maps, and a concordance.

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