Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece : everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask /

"Commencing with Thales of Miletus and continuing to the end of the Ancient Period of philosophy by way of Heraclitus, Parmenides, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Epictetus this book explores the major contributions of each philosopher as well as looking at archaeological an...

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Imprint:Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2005.
Description:1 online resource (xx, 312 pages) : illustrations, maps
Language:English
Subject:Philosophy, Ancient.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophie
Griechenland
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11259591
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Other authors / contributors:O'Grady, Patricia F.
ISBN:9781849728133
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Summary:"Commencing with Thales of Miletus and continuing to the end of the Ancient Period of philosophy by way of Heraclitus, Parmenides, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Epictetus this book explores the major contributions of each philosopher as well as looking at archaeological and historical sites where they lived, worked and thought. This book is an outstanding introduction to the world of the philosophers of Ancient Greece"--Publisher description.
Other form:Print version: Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece 0754651312 9780754651314
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Introductory essays: Introduction / Alan Chalmers ; What is philosophy? / Trevor Curnow ; What Greek philosophy means to us today / Ian Hunt
  • pt. 2. The precursors of philosophy: Homer / Seamus Sweeney ; Hesiod / Aude Engel ; Aesop / Leo Groarke
  • pt. 3. The pre-Socratics and Socrates: Thales of Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Anaximander of Miletus / Dirk L. Couprie and Heleen J. Pott ; Sappho of Lesbos / Christina A. Clark ; Pythagoras / Thomas Kiefer ; Xenophanes / Hye-Kyung Kim ; Aeschylus / Seamus Sweeney ; Anaxagoras of Clazomenae / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Heraclitus / G.S. Bowe ; Parmenides / Allan F. Randall ; Empedocles / James M. Magrini ; Protagoras of Abdera and Plato's 'Protagoras' / Jonathan Lavery ; The Sophists / Jonathan Lavery ; Zeno of Elea / Doukas Kapantaïs ; Sophocles / James M. Magrini ; Euripides / Seamus Sweeney ; Herodotus / Christine Farmer ; Diotima of Mantineia / Melanie B. Mineo ; Hippocrates of Cos / Andrew Gregory ; Socrates / Hope May ; Thucydides / Matthew Usher ; Democritus / Alan Chalmers
  • pt. 4. The classical period: Aristophanes / Robert Phiddian ; Plato / Gerasimos Santas ; Plato's 'Symposium' / Steven R. Robinson ; The anonymous Iamblichi / Louis Groarke ; Diogenes of Sinope / Marjolein Oele ; Eudoxus of Cnidos / Andrew Gregory ; Aristotle / Hope May
  • pt. 5. The Hellenistic philosophers: Theophrastus of Eresus / Irene Svitzou ; Pyrrho / Leo Groarke ; Epicurus / Dirk Baltzly ; Zeno of Citium / Maria Protopapas-Marneli ; Archimedes / Suzanne Roux ; Aristarchus of Samos / Andrew Gregory ; Carneades / G.S. Bowe ; Lucretius / Tim O'Keefe ; Seneca the Younger / Kartika Panwar ; Apollonius of Tyana / Gabriele Cornelli
  • pt. 6. The Roman period: Epictetus / Keith Seddon ; Apuleius of Madauros / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Marcus Aurelius / William O. Stephens ; Plotinus / David J. Yount ; Sextus Empiricus / Sabatino DiBernardo ; Iamblichus of Chalcis / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Anthony of Egypt and the Desert Fathers / Louis Groarke ; Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea / Linos G. Benakis ; Hypatia of Alexandria / Virginia Haddad ; Proclus / Dirk Baltzly ; John Philoponus / Antonia Kakavelaki ; The closure of the Academy of Athens / George Arabatzis
  • pt. 7. Archaeological sites: The Athenian acropolis / Evanthia Speliotis ; The Athenian Agora / Kevin Glowacki ; Corinth / G.S. Bowe ; Delphi / Deborah Nash Peterson ; Didyma / Peter Sommer ; Eleusis / Anne Farrell ; Epidaurus / Glenn Rawson ; Marathon / Trevor Curnow ; Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Ancient Olympia : athletic games and intellectual contests / Glenn Rawson ; Piraeus / Daniel Silvermintz ; Samos / Tim O'Keefe and Patricia F. O'Grady ; Syracuse / Phillip Meade ; Troy and Heinrich Schliemann / Patricia F. O'Grady
  • Glossary / Glenn Rawson
  • Time line of ancient authors / Andrew Gregory.