The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy

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A. A. Long
Cambridge University Press, 28 giu 1999 - 427 pagine
The Western tradition of philosophy began in Greece with a cluster of thinkers often called the Presocratics. All these thinkers are discussed in this volume both as individuals and collectively in chapters on specific topics.

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Sommario

The scope of early Greek philosophy
1
Sources
22
The beginnings of cosmology
45
The Pythagorean tradition
66
Heraclitus
88
Parmenides and Melissus
113
Zeno
134
Empedocles and Anaxagoras Responses to Parmenides
159
Early interest in knowledge
225
Soul sensation and thought
250
Culpability responsibility cause Philosophy historiography and medicine in the fifth century
271
Rhetoric and relativism Protagoras and Gorgias
290
Protagoras and Antiphon Sophistic debates on justice
311
The poetics of early Greek philosophy
332
Bibliography
363
Indexes of passages
399

The atomists
181
Rational theology
205

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