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Introducing Greek philosophy

M. R. Wright 1933-


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  • Title:
    Introducing Greek philosophy
  • Author: M. R. Wright 1933-
  • Description: 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
    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
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Durham : Acumen
  • Format: 1 online resource (257 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-317-49246-3;ISBN 1-317-49247-1;ISBN 1-315-71161-3;ISBN 1-283-45675-3;ISBN 9786613456755;ISBN 1-84465-439-7
  • Subjects: Philosophy, Ancient; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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