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This book is a complete translation of the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers given in the fifth edition of Diels, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker.
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Editorial Reviews

Times Literary Supplement
As a knowledge of [these texts] is necessary for any proper appreciation of the mature development of Greek philosophy, this book supplies a conspicuous need.
Journal of Philosophy
Freeman's translation…measures up to the requirements of accuracy of detail and sensitiveness of interpretation set by contemporary scholarship. ,
Freeman's work is excellent…The book will, of course, be valuable for all students of Greek philosophy.,
Freeman's work is excellent…The book will, of course, be valuable for all students of Greek philosophy.
Journal of Philosophy
Freeman's translation…measures up to the requirements of accuracy of detail and sensitiveness of interpretation set by contemporary scholarship.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674035010
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 8/8/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 174
  • Product dimensions: 0.37 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Orpheus

2. Musaeus

3. Epimenides

4. Hesiod

5. Phocus

6. Cleostratus

7. Pherecydes

8. Theagenes

9. Acusilaus

10. The Seven Sages

11. Thales

12. Anaximander

13. Anaximenes

14. Pythagoras

15. Cercops

16. Petron

17. Bro(n)tinus

18. Hippasos

19. Calliphon and Democedes

20. Parm(en)iscus

21. Xenophanes

22. Heracleitus

23. Epicharmus

24. Alcmaeon

25. Iccus

26. Paron

27. Ameinias

28. Parmenides

29. Zeno

30. Melissus

31. Empedocles

32. Menestor

33. Xuthus

34. Boidas

35. Thrasyalces

36. Ion of Chios

37. Damon

38. Hippon of Samos

39. Phaleas and Hippodamus

40. Polycleitus

41. Oenopides

42. Hippocrates of Chios

43. Theodorus

44. Philolaus

45. Eurytus

46. Archippus. Lysis. Opsimus

47. Archytas

48. Occelus (Ocellus)

49. Timaeus

50. Hicetas

51. Ecphantus

52. Xenophilus

53. Diocles, Echecrates, Polymnastus, Phanton: Arion

54. Prorus, Amyclas, Cleinias

55. Damon and Phintias

56. Simus, Myonides, Euphranor

57. Lycon

58. The Pythagorean School

59. Anaxagoras

60. Archelaus

61. Metrodorus of Lampsacus

62. Cleidemus

63. Idaeus

64. Diogenes of Apollonia

65. Cratylus

66. Antisthenes the Heracleitcan

67. Leucippus

68. Democritus

69. Nessas

70. Metrodorus of Chios

71. Diogenes of Smyrna

72. Anaxarchus

73. Hecataeus of Abdera

74. Apollodorus (of Cyzicus)

75. Nausiphanes

76. Diotimus

77. Bion of Abdera

78. Bolus

79. 'Sophist': Name and Concept

80. Protagoras

81. Xeniades

82. Gorgias

83. Lycophron

84. Prodicus

85. Thrasymachus

86. Hippias

87. Antiphon the Sophist

88. Critias

89. The Anonymous Writer quoted by lamblichus

90. Twofold Arguments

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