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Introduction to Presocratics : A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings, Paperback / softback Book

Introduction to Presocratics : A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings Paperback / softback

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 * Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to the Presocratics * Includes a previously unpublished translation of the main fragments of the Presocratics by Classics scholar Rosemary Wright * Covers key figures including Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes of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

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9780470655030

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