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Philosophic Classics, Volume I Ancient Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0132413175
ISBN-13: 9780132413176
Edition: 5th 2008
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Book details

List price: $74.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

This fascinating anthology of classic philosophical readings provides clear translations of the most important Greek philosophers and some of their Roman followers, key influences on the development of Western civilization.This book begins with the fragmentary statements of the Pre-Socratics, moves through the all-embracing systems of Plato and Aristotle, and culminates in the practical advice of the Hellenistic writers.For anyone interested in owning a collection of clearly translated philosophical works.

New selections in bold
Before Socrates The Milesians
ThalesAnaximanderAnaximenes Three Solitary Figures PythagorasXenophanesHeraclitus
The Monists ParmenidesZeno of Elea
The Pluralists
EmpedoclesAnaxagorasDemocritus (and Leucippus)
Three Sophists
ProtagorasGorgiasCritias Epilogue: Two Views of Athens Pericles (as reported by Thucydides)
Funeral OrationThucydides
The Melian Conference Epilogue: AspasiaAspasia
Socrates Plato
EuthyphroApologyCritoPhaedoMenoSymposiumRepublic (327a-328b; Book I, 336b-349b; 350d-354b; II, 357a-362c; 367e-376e; III, 412b-417b; IV, 427d-445e; V, complete: 449-480a; VI-VII, 502c-521b)
Parmenides (127-135)
Theaetetus (selections)
Timaeus (27d-34b)
Laws (selections)
Aristotle
Categories (Chapters 1-5)
On Interpretation (Chapters 1-9)
Posterior Analytics (Books I, 1-2; II, 19)-new translationPhysics (Book II complete)
Metaphysics (Books I and XII complete)
On the Soul (Books II, 1-3; III, 4-5)
Nichomachean Ethics (Books I-II; III, 1-5; IV, 3; VI-VII; X, 6-9)
Politics (Books I, 1-2; III, 6-9; IV, 11-12; VII, 3b-4, 9)
Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy
Epicurus
Letter to HerodotusLetter to MenoeceusPrincipal Doctrines Lucretius
On the Nature of Universe (Books II, 216-292; III, through 842)
The Early Stoa: Zeno of Citium and Cleanthes Zeno of Citium (selections from Diogenes Laertius)
Hymn to Zeus-new translation Epictetus Encheiridion (Manual)-new translation Marcus Aurelius Meditations (Book IV)
Pyrrho and Sextus Empiricus Outlines of Pyrrhonism (Book I, 1-15)
Plotinus Enneads (I, Tractate 6; V, Tractate 1, 1-12; V, Tractate 3, 12.9-end)-new translation

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