Introducing Greek philosophy /

Aimed at students of classics and of philosophy who would like a taste of the subject before being committed to a full course and at those who have already started and need to find their bearings in what may seem at first a complex maze of names and schools, ""Introducing Greek Philosophy&...

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Author / Creator:Wright, M. R., 1933-
Imprint:Durham : Acumen, 2009.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 244 pages) : illustrations, map
Language:English
Subject:Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11133804
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ISBN:9781844654390
1844654397
9781317492474
1317492471
1844651827
1844651835
9781844651825
9781844651832
1317492463
9781317492467
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9781315711614
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9781283456753
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6613456756
Digital file characteristics:text file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-232)-and indexes.
English.
Summary:Aimed at students of classics and of philosophy who would like a taste of the subject before being committed to a full course and at those who have already started and need to find their bearings in what may seem at first a complex maze of names and schools, ""Introducing Greek Philosophy"" is a concise, lively, philosophically aware introduction to ancient Greek philosophy. The book begins with the Milesians in Asia Minor before moving over to the developments in the western Greek world, then focusing on Socrates, Plato and Aristotle in Athens, finishing with the Hellenistic schools and their.
Other form:Print version: 1844651827
Print version: 1844651835
Print version: 9781844651825
Print version: 9781844651832
Print version: 9781844654390
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Chronology; Map of the ancient Mediterranean; 1 Mapping the territory; 2 Language, logic and literary form; 3 Cosmologies; 4 Pagan monotheism; 5 Souls and selves; 6 Believing, doubting and knowing; 7 Leadership, law and the origins of political theory; 8 Ethics, goodness and happiness; Epilogue; Appendix: Sources for Greek philosophy; Glossary of Greek philosophical terms; Notes; Further reading; Index of passages; Index