A History of Ancient Philosophy: From the Beginning to Augustine

1st Edition

Karsten Friis Johansen

Routledge
Published August 9, 2012
Reference - 698 Pages
ISBN 9780415642323 - CAT# Y142789

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Summary

Translated by Henrik Rosenmeier, A History of Ancient Philosophy charts the origins and development of ancient philosophical thought. For easy reference, the book is divided chronologically into six main parts. The sections are further divided into philosophers and philosophical movements:
*Pre-Socratic Philosophy, including mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides
*The Great Century of Athens, including the Sophists and Socrates
*Plato, including The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus
*Aristotle, including The Physics, The Metaphysics and The Poetics
*Hellenistic Philosophy, including the Sceptics, the Stoics, the Epicureans and Cicero
*Late Antiquity, including Neoplatonism, Origen and St Augustine.
This comprehensive and meticulously documented book is structured to make ancient philosophical thought and ancient thinkers accessible. It contains:
*full references to primary sources
*detailed interpretations of key philosophical passages, including surveys of previous philosophical readings
*an overview of the development of ancient philosophical thought
*discussions of the relationships between philosophers and their ideas
*analyses of key philosophical concepts and ideologies including ontology, epistemology, logic, semantics, moral and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics
*explanations of Greek philosophical terminology.

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