Karsten Friis Johansen's A History of Ancient Philosophy: From the Beginning to PDF

By Karsten Friis Johansen

ISBN-10: 0415127386

ISBN-13: 9780415127387

Translated through Henrik Rosenmeier, A background of old Philosophy charts the origins and improvement of historic philosophical proposal. for simple reference, the booklet is split chronologically into six major elements. The sections are extra divided into philosophers and philosophical movements:
*Pre-Socratic Philosophy, together with mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides
*The nice Century of Athens, together with the Sophists and Socrates
*Plato, together with The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus
*Aristotle, together with The Physics, The Metaphysics and The Poetics
*Hellenistic Philosophy, together with the Sceptics, the Stoics, the Epicureans and Cicero
*Late Antiquity, together with Neoplatonism, Origen and St Augustine.
This entire and meticulously documented booklet is based to make historical philosophical notion and historic thinkers obtainable. It contains:
*full references to fundamental sources
*detailed interpretations of key philosophical passages, together with surveys of past philosophical readings
*an assessment of the advance of historical philosophical thought
*discussions of the relationships among philosophers and their ideas
*analyses of key philosophical recommendations and ideologies together with ontology, epistemology, good judgment, semantics, ethical and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics
*explanations of Greek philosophical terminology.

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