Introduction to Presocratics : A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings, Hardback Book

Introduction to Presocratics : A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings Hardback

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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 Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to the PresocraticsIncludes a previously unpublished translation of the main fragments of the Presocratics by Classics scholar Rosemary WrightCovers key figures including Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes of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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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780470655023

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