The philosophers of Greece /

Illustrations include a reconstruction of the first map.

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Author / Creator:Brumbaugh, Robert S. (Robert Sherrick), 1918-1992.
Imprint:Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1981.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 274 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophie ancienne.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Griekse oudheid.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-267) and index.
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Summary:Illustrations include a reconstruction of the first map.
Other form:Print version: Brumbaugh, Robert Sherrick, 1918- Philosophers of Greece. Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1981 0873955501
Table of Contents:
  • Ionia and Italy
  • Thales: inventor of physics and philosophy
  • Anaximander: the ideal of neutral matter
  • Anaximenes: change without personality
  • Pythagoras and his school: the music of the spheres
  • Heraclitus: time versus eternity
  • Parmenides: logic and mysticism
  • Zeno of Elea: the paradox of motion
  • Empedocles: too much imagination
  • Democritus and the atomic theory: materialism
  • Athens: the school of Greece
  • Anaxagoras: mind orders all things
  • Archelaus: the first Athenian scientist
  • The Sophists: how to succeed in Athens
  • Socrates: the search for the self
  • Plato: order, fact, and value
  • Aristotle: the organization of all reality.