Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 01 October 2012
  • ISBN : 9781409486541
  • Page : 344 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece, was written by Dr Patricia F O'Grady and published by Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 01 October 2012 with total pages 344. Ancient Greece was the cradle of philosophy in the Western tradition. Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece brings the thoughts and lives of the pioneers of Western philosophy down from their sometimes remote heights and introduces them to a modern audience. Comprising seventy essays, written by internationally distinguished scholars in a lively and accessible style, this book presents the values, ideas, wisdom and arguments of the most significant thinkers from the world of Ancient Greece. Commencing with Thales of Miletus and continuing to the end of the Ancient Period of philosophy by way of Heraclitus, Parmenides, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Epictetus this book explores the major contributions of each philosopher as well as looking at archaeological and historical sites where they lived, worked and thought. This book is an outstanding introduction to the world of the philosophers of Ancient Greece.