Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Philosophy (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

The historic Greeks weren't basically the founders of western philosophy, however the genuine time period "philosophy" is Greek in foundation, probably courting again to the past due 6th century BC. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras, Euclid, and Thales are yet many of the better-known philosophers of historical Greece. in the course of the amazingly fertile interval working from approximately the center of the 1st millennium BC to the center of the 1st millennium advert, the area observed the increase of technological know-how, quite a few faculties of proposal, and—many believe—the beginning of recent civilization.

This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of old Greek Philosophy covers the heritage of Greek philosophy via a chronology, an introductory essay, a word list, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1500 cross-referenced entries on vital philosophers, strategies, concerns, and occasions. This e-book is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person eager to understand extra approximately Greek philosophy.

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