Introduction to Presocratics

Introduction to Presocratics

A Thematic Approach to Early Greek Philosophy With Key Readings

eBook - 2012
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Introduction to Presocratics presents a succinct introduction toGreek thinkers of the 6th and 5th century BCE and a thematicexploration of the topics and enquiries opened by these firstphilosophers and scientists of the Western tradition.

Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to thePresocratics Includes a previously unpublished translation of the mainfragments of the Presocratics by Classics scholar RosemaryWright Covers key figures including Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenesof Miletus, Xenophanes, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, Parmenides and Zenoof Elea, Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Democritus Supplemented with helpful features including a timeline, map ofthe ancient world, glossary of terms, and index of propernames
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
ISBN: 9781118217580
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 162 pages) : map.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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