Introduction to Presocratics (Innbundet)

A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 176
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470655023
Omtale Introduction to Presocratics
Introduction to Presocratics presents a succinct introduction to Greek thinkers of the 6th and 5th century BCE and a thematic exploration of the topics and enquiries opened by these first philosophers and scientists of the Western tradition.


Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to the PresocraticsIncludes a previously unpublished translation of the main fragments of the Presocratics by Classics scholar Rosemary WrightCovers key figures including Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes of Miletus, Xenophanes, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, Empedocles, Anaxagoras and DemocritusSupplemented with helpful features including a timeline, map of the ancient world, glossary of terms, and index of proper names

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