Greek and Roman Philosophy After Aristotle

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Greek and Roman Philosophy After Aristotle brings together over twenty-five of the most important works of Western philosophy written from 322 B.C.E. - the death of Aristotle - to the close of the third century C.E. Eminent philosopher Jason Saunders's choices for this concise volume emphasize the range and significance of the leading philosophers of the Hellenistic Age. Supplemented by Dr. Saunders's enlightening introduction, descriptive notes, and extensive bibliography, these readings provide an essential ...
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Overview

Greek and Roman Philosophy After Aristotle brings together over twenty-five of the most important works of Western philosophy written from 322 B.C.E. - the death of Aristotle - to the close of the third century C.E. Eminent philosopher Jason Saunders's choices for this concise volume emphasize the range and significance of the leading philosophers of the Hellenistic Age. Supplemented by Dr. Saunders's enlightening introduction, descriptive notes, and extensive bibliography, these readings provide an essential introduction for students and general readers alike to the enormous influence of Greek philosophy on the formative years of Christianity as well as the early Christians' distrust of it.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780684836430
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1997
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 0.85 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
I Epicureanism 13
On the Nature of Things 15
Letter to Pythocles 47
Letter to Menoeceus 49
Principal Doctrines 53
II Stoicism 59
Early Stoic Logic 60
Early Stoic Physics 80
Early Stoic Ethics 111
The Manual of Epictetus 133
Hymn to Zeus 149
III Skepticism 151
Outlines of Pyrrhonism 152
The Sale of Philosophers 183
IV Philo (Judaeus) of Alexandria 199
On the Account of the World's Creation Given by Moses 200
V Plotinus 229
vi (Beauty) 230
viii (The Soul's Descent into Body) 240
i (The Three Initial Hypostases) 249
ix (On the Good, or the One) 261
iii (Dialectic) 271
viii (On the Intellectual Beauty) 276
VI Early Christian Thought 287
Book of Acts 290
Dialogue with Trypho 293
Hortatory Address to the Greeks 295
Octavius 297
The Stromata 305
On First Principles 328
Prescription against Heretics 343
On the Soul 352
Bibliography 359
Index 365
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