Parmenides (Illustrated)

Parmenides (Illustrated)

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*Illustrated with over a dozen pictures of Plato and other Ancient Greek philosophers.
*Includes Table of Contents

In 427 B.C., the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens was flourishing. Approximately 80 years earlier, the Athenians had formed the first self-representative democracy in history, the Peloponnesian War against Sparta had only just started, and…  See more details below

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*Illustrated with over a dozen pictures of Plato and other Ancient Greek philosophers.
*Includes Table of Contents

In 427 B.C., the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens was flourishing. Approximately 80 years earlier, the Athenians had formed the first self-representative democracy in history, the Peloponnesian War against Sparta had only just started, and Socrates was only beginning to lay the foundation of what would become Western philosophy. That year Plato was born to a wealthy family: with an uncle who was close friends with Socrates, Plato was seemingly destined to become a philosopher. By the end of his life, Plato had indeed become the foremost philosopher of his time, and perhaps the most famous philosopher in Western history.

None of Socrates’ works survived antiquity, so most of what is known about him came from the writings of his followers, most notably Plato. What is known about Socrates is that he seemed to make a career out of philosophy, and Plato was intent on following in his footsteps. Yet for all of the influence of Socrates’ life on Plato, it was Socrates’ death around 399 B.C. that truly shaped him. Plato was so embittered by Socrates’ trial in Athens that he completely soured on Athenian democracy, and he began to travel around the Mediterranean, studying topics like mathematics, honing his approach to philosophical thinking, and continuing to refine his philosophical beliefs.

About a decade later, Plato returned to Athens and founded his famous Platonic Academy around 387 B.C., which he oversaw for 40 years until his death. One of Plato’s philosophical beliefs was that writing down teachings was less valuable than passing them down orally, and several of Plato’s writings are responses to previous writings of his, so Plato’s personally held beliefs are hard to discern. However, Plato educated several subsequent philosophers, chief among them Aristotle, and his writings eventually formed the backbone of Western philosophy.

This edition of Plato’s Parmenides is specially formatted with over a dozen pictures of Plato and other famous Ancient Greek philosophers. It also includes a Table of Contents for easier navigation.

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ISBN-13:
2940013787384
Publisher:
Charles River Editors
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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Parmenides 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No idk
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh okay
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She does. She commented on the Chapter xD.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THE REBELS ARE ATTACKING TONIGHT!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"I pot my hands out encampassing everything"that is because all of you are godmoddingleaders that think there so great when they are truly power crazy which is why d i conclude there is more than what was three camps
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No, Greek.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"There is only Nero. And Syren is too stuck up ad prideful to admit these camps exist. I offered to join my other camp with her and have an alliance with herododus and nero, she said no oter demigod camp exists because shes going by the books. So nero is out."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What happned last night with the rebellion? I was on vacation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*is dragged* (( i dont rp anywhere else but i will help. I am archer healer and close combat))
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well the rebels attacked ethics. And only me and re d maggie were here t help. Luckily we won by one guy who turned against the rebels.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago