By C. C. W. Taylor
The essays current the elemental methods and thinkers of Greek philosophy in chronological order. every one is written via a acknowledged authority within the specific box, and takes account of the big volume of fine quality paintings performed within the previous few many years on Platonic and pre-Platonic philosophy. All write in an available kind, assembly the wishes of the non-specialist with no lack of scholarly precision. subject matters coated diversity from early Greek speculative notion, its cultural and social atmosphere, to the Sophists, Socrates and culminate in 3 chapters on Plato's lasting contribution to all primary components of philosophy.
Supplemented with a chronology, a thesaurus of technical phrases and an intensive bibliography, this quantity will end up a useful and accomplished advisor to the beginnings of philosophy.
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