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The history of western philosophy of religion. Volume 1, Ancient philosophy of religion

Graham Robert Oppy; Nick Trakakis


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  • Title:
    The history of western philosophy of religion. Volume 1, Ancient philosophy of religion
  • Author: Graham Robert Oppy; Nick Trakakis
  • Description: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editorial Introduction; Contributors; 1. Ancient Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction; 2. Pythagoras; 3. Xenophanes; 4. Socrates and Plato; 5. Aristotle; 6. Epicurus; 7. The Stoics; 8. Cicero; 9. Philo of Alexandria; 10. The Apostle Paul; 11. Plutarch of Chaeroneia; 12. Sextus Empiricus; 13. Early Christian Philosophers: Justin, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian; 14. Origen; 15. Plotinus; 16. Porphyry and Iamblichus; 17. The Cappadocians: Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa; 18. Augustine
    19. Proclus20. Pseudo-Dionysius; Chronology; Bibliography; Index
    The origins of the Western philosophical tradition lie in the ancient Greco-Roman world. This volume provides a unique insight into the life and writings of a diverse group of philosophers in antiquity and presents the latest thinking on their views on God, the gods, religious belief and practice. Beginning with the ''pre-Socratics'', the volume then explores the influential contributions made to the Western philosophy of religion by the three towering figures of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The chapters that follow cover the the leading philosophers of the major schools of the ancient world
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Durham : Acumen
  • Format: 1 online resource (335 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-317-54651-2;ISBN 1-84465-463-X
  • Subjects: Religion -- Philosophy -- History; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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