The World of Parmenides: Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment by Karl Popper | 9781317835004 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The World of Parmenides: Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment

The World of Parmenides: Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment

by Karl Popper
     
 

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This unique collection of essays, published together for the first time, not only elucidates the complexity of ancient Greek thought, but also reveals Karl Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and the enlightenment he experienced in his reading of Parmenides. As Karl Popper himself states himself in his introduction, he was inspired to write about

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This unique collection of essays, published together for the first time, not only elucidates the complexity of ancient Greek thought, but also reveals Karl Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and the enlightenment he experienced in his reading of Parmenides. As Karl Popper himself states himself in his introduction, he was inspired to write about Presocratic philosophy for two reasons - firstly to illustrate the thesis that all history is the history of problem situations and secondly, to show the greatness of the early Greek philosophers, who gave Europe its philosophy, its science and its humanism.

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ISBN-13:
9781317835004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
3 MB

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