Introducing Greek Philosophy

Introducing Greek Philosophy

by M. R. Wright


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844651832
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

M. R. Wright, Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Wales, Lampeter, is the author of Empedocles: The Extant Fragments, Cosmology in Antiquity, Cicero: On Stoic Good and Evil, and The Presocratics: The Main Fragments in Greek, and the editor of Reason and Necessity: Essays on Plato's Timaeus.

Table of Contents

Preface Chronology 1. Mapping the territory 2. Language, logic and literary form 3. Cosmologies 4. Pagan monotheism 5. Souls and selves 6. Believing, doubting and knowing 7. Leadership, law and the origins of political theory 8. Ethics, goodness and happiness Epilogue Appendix: Sources for Greek philosophy Glossary Notes Further Reading Index of passages Index

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