Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy: from Thales to Aristotle / Edition 4

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Soon after its publication, Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy was hailed as the favorite to become "the 'standard' text for survey courses in ancient philosophy. Nothing on the market touches it for comprehensiveness, accuracy, and readability."* Fifteen years on, that prediction has been borne out, and the volume's preeminence as the leading anthology for the teaching of ancient philosophy still stands.

The Fourth Edition features a completely revamped and expanded unit on the Presocratics and Sophists that draws on the wealth of new scholarship published on these fascinating thinkers over the past decade or more. At the core of this unit, as ever, are the fragments themselves—but now in thoroughly revised and, in some cases, new translations by Richard McKirahan and Patricia Curd, among them those of the recently published Derveni Papyrus.

*APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603844628
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 261,961
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2000

    The most complete text of Greek philosophers ever published

    This book chronicles the thoughts of some of the most influential thinkers of the ancient world, who's theories are still discussed today. Although very heavy reading this book is broken into segments making it much easier to read than any other quantitative book I have ever read, along with introductions in every new section making it easier to comprehend what these men were really talking about.

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