Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

by Don Marietta, Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765602164

ISBN-13: 9780765602169

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This survey of the history of Western philosophy, from Thales to Austin, introduces the central tenets of each philosopher or school within the cultural and historical context of the particular time.

Overview

This survey of the history of Western philosophy, from Thales to Austin, introduces the central tenets of each philosopher or school within the cultural and historical context of the particular time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765602169
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introductionix
1Greek Cultural Background3
2The Primary Stuff and Structure of the World: The Milesians and Pythagoreans9
3Change, Stability, and Permanence: Heraclitus and the Eleatics19
4Reconciliation of Eleaticism and Experience: The Pluralists and Atomists28
5The Sophists39
6Socrates50
7Plato: Metaphysics and Theology60
8Plato: Theory of Knowledge72
9Plato: Ethics and Politics79
10Aristotle: Metaphysics90
11Aristotle: Physics, Biology, and Psychology101
12Aristotle: Knowledge and Logic110
13Aristotle: Ethics and Politics119
14Hellenistic Cultural Background130
15Epicureanism136
16Stoicism147
17Skepticism162
18Neo-Platonism167
19Augustine178
Notes189
Bibliography211
Index215

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