Founders of Thought: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine

Founders of Thought: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine

by Richard M. Hare, Henry Chadwick, Jonathan Barnes
     
 


Founders of Thought offers introductions to three of the most influential intellects of classical antiquity: Plato, whose dialogues form the basis of the study of logic, metaphysics, and moral and political philosophy; Aristotle, polymath, tutor of Alexander the Great and "master of those who know"; and Augustine, the Christian convert who asked GodSee more details below

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Founders of Thought offers introductions to three of the most influential intellects of classical antiquity: Plato, whose dialogues form the basis of the study of logic, metaphysics, and moral and political philosophy; Aristotle, polymath, tutor of Alexander the Great and "master of those who know"; and Augustine, the Christian convert who asked God to make him good, "but not yet." Brief, accessible, and written by outstanding scholars, these studies offer readers an introduction to the ideas and achievements of the thinkers whose works are essential to a full understanding of western thought and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192876843
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Series:
Past Masters Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.85(d)

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