Introduction to Presocratics: A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings

Introduction to Presocratics: A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy with Key Readings

Giannis Stamatellos


advent to Presocratics offers a succinct advent to Greek thinkers of the sixth and fifth century BCE and a thematic exploration of the subjects and enquiries opened via those first philosophers and scientists of the Western tradition.

  • Offers a concise, thematically equipped creation to the Presocratics
  • Includes a formerly unpublished translation of the most fragments of the Presocratics through Classics pupil Rosemary Wright
  • Covers key figures together with Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes of Miletus, Xenophanes, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Democritus
  • Supplemented with priceless positive aspects together with a timeline, map of the traditional international, thesaurus of phrases, and index of right names

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