Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

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The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and beyond. There are dedicated discussions of the major areas of the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle together with accounts of their predecessors and successors.

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Overview

The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and beyond. There are dedicated discussions of the major areas of the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle together with accounts of their predecessors and successors.

The contributors also address various problems of interpretation and method, highlighting the particular demands and interest of working with ancient philosophical texts. All original texts discussed are translated into English.

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"The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a remarkable accomplishment for at least two reasons. It offers an exceptionally broad view of ancient Greek thought, from the pioneering philosopher-scientists of ancient Ionia down to the leading Neoplatonic thinkers and ancient commentators on Aristotle. It also features an outstanding set of contributors, most of them acknowledged experts on their topic, with others who are authors of important recent work."

James Lesher, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy provides authoritative interpretations of key texts while engaging the reader in ongoing, lively controversies. It is a comprehensive and richly detailed resource for anyone interested in the fascinating landscape of Greek and Roman philosophy."

Harald Thorsrud, Agnes Scott College

"Condensing a huge wealth of expertise, and skillfully combining historical with interpretative orientation, this Companion opens up to a broad readership the seminal movements and ideas that constituted philosophy from the Sixth century BC to the Sixth century AD."

David Sedley, University of Cambridge

"The essays are of uniformly high quality...This excellent reference will be useful to faculty and students alike...Summing Up: Recommended."

C. R. McCall, Elmira College, in CHOICE

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Meet the Author

James Warren is a Reader in Ancient Philosophy and Fellow and Director of Studies in Philosophy at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge

Frisbee Sheffield is Director of Studies in Philosophy at Christ's College, University of Cambridge

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Table of Contents

Introduction James Warren Part I: Before Plato 1. The World of Early Greek philosophy John Palmer 2. The Early Ionian philosophers Daniel Graham 3. Parmenides, Zeno and Melissus Steve Makin 4. Anaxagoras and Empedocles in the shadow of Elea John Sisko 5. Leucippus and Democritus Pieter Sjoerd Hasper 6. Pythagoreans and the Derveni author Gábor Betegh 7. Sophists Noburu Notomi 8. Socrates: sources and interpretations Jenny Bryan Part II: Plato 9. Reading Plato Alex Long 10. Plato on philosophical method: enquiry and definition Raphael Woolf 11. Plato’s Epistemology David Wolfsdorf 12. Plato: Moral psychology Jimmy Doyle 13. Plato on virtue and the good life Frisbee C. C. Sheffield 14. Plato: Philosopher-rulers Rachana Kamtekar 15. Plato’s metaphysics Allan Silverman 16. Plato’s Cosmology Andrew S. Mason 17. Plato’s Poetics Gabriel Richardson Lear Part III: Aristotle18. Reading Aristotle Michael Pakaluk 19. Aristotle: Logic Ermelinda Valentina Di Lascio 20. Understanding, knowledge, and inquiry in Aristotle Hendrik Lorenz 21. Aristotle: Psychology Giles Pearson 22. Aristotle’s philosophy of nature Andrea Falcon 23. First philosophy first: Aristotle and the practice of metaphysics Christopher Shields 24. Aristotle on the good life Dominic Scott 25. Aristotle on the political life Antony Hatzistavrou 26. Aristotle’s aesthetics David K. O’Connor Part IV: Hellenistic Philosophy27. Hellenistic philosophy: places, institutions, character James Warren 28. Cynics Eric Brown 29. Cyrenaics James Warren 30. The Stoic system: ethics and nature Thomas Bénatouïl 31. The Stoic system: logic and knowledge Katerina Ierodiakonou 32. Epicurus’ garden: physics and epistemology Tim O’Keefe 33. Epicurus’ garden: ethics and politics Pierre-Marie Morel 34. The Hellenistic Academy Katja Vogt 35. Early Pyrrhonism: Pyrrho to Aenesidemus Luca Castagnoli 36. The Peripatetics after Aristotle Han Baltussen 37. Philosophy comes to Rome Tobias Reinhardt Part V: Philosophy in the Empire and Beyond 38. Roman Stoics Ricardo Salles 39. Middle Platonism Mauro Bonazzi 40. Galen James Allen 41. Sextus Empiricus Svavar Svavarsson 42. Plotinus Christoph Horn 43. Porphyry and Iamblichus George Karamanolis 44. Syrianus, Proclus, and Damascius Jan Opsomer 45. Commentators on Aristotle James Wilberding 46. Ancient Philosophy in Christian Sources Mark Edwards 47. The Arabic reception of Greek Philosophy Peter Adamson

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