Ancient Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0205783856
ISBN-13: 9780205783854
Edition: 6th 2011 (Revised)
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Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers. First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision ofPhilosophic Classics,Pearson Education's long-standing anthology (available in split volumes), continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. For more information on the main combined anthology, or the additional period volumes, please see below: Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783864 Philosophic Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783856 Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783899

Walter Kaufmann was born in Freiburg, Germany in July 1, 1921. He arrived in the United States at the age of 17 and became a citizen in 1944. He received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1941 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1947. During World War II, he served in the United States Army from 1943-1946. He was a member of the philosophy department at Princeton University from 1947-1980. He was a philosopher, translator, poet, and photographer. His first book, a critical study of Nietzsche, was published in 1950. His other works include Critique of Religion and Philosophy, From Shakespeare to Existentialism, The Faith of a Heretic, Tragedy and Philosophy, Without Guilt and Justice, Religions in Four Dimensions, and Man's Lot. He died on September 4, 1980 at the age of 59.

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BEFORE SOCRATES
The Milesians
ThalesAnaximanderAnaximenes
Three Solitary Figures
PythagorasXenophanesHeraclitus
The Monists
ParmenidesZeno of Elea
The Pluralists
EmpedoclesAnaxagorasDemocritus (and Leucippus)
Three Sophists
ProtagorasGorgiasCritias
Epilogue I: Two Views of AthensThucydides
Pericles Funeral Oration The Melian Conference
Epilogue II: Aspasia PLATO
EuthyphroApologyCritoPhaedoMenoSymposium (189c-193d; 201d-end (223d))Republic (Book I, 336b-349b; 350d-354b; Book II, 357a-362c; 367e-376e; Book III, 386b-d; 387b-388e; 412b-417b; Book IV, 427d-445e; Book V, complete: 449-480a; Book VI-VII, 502c-521b Book VIII 562a-563-e)Parmenides (127-135)Theaetetus (selections) PLEASE NOTE THIS Section MAY BE CUT DUE TO PAGE COUNT, PLEASE CHECK AFTER BOOK HAS PUBLISHED AND CORRECT ACCORDINGLYTimaeus (27d-34b)Laws (selections)
ARISTOTLE
Categories (Chapters 1-5)On Interpretation (Chapters 1-9)Posterior Analytics (Book I, 1-2; Book II, 19)Physics (Book II complete)Metaphysics (Books I and XII complete)On the Soul (Book II, 1-3; Book III, 4-5)Nichomachean Ethics (Book I-II; Book III, 1-5; Book IV, 3; Books VI-VII; Book X,6-8, 9)Politics (Book I, 1-2; Book III, 6-9; Book IV, 11-12; Book VII, 3b-4, 9)Poestics (Chapter 6)
HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PHILOSOPHY
Epicurus
Letter to HerodotusLetter to MenoeceusPrincipal Doctrines
Lucretius
On the Nature of Universe (Book II, 216-284; Book III, tselections through 831)
The Early Stoa: Zeno of Citium and Cleanthes
Zeno of Citium (selections from Diogenes Laertius) Cleanthes, Hymn to Zeus
Epictetus
Handbook (Encheiridion )
Marcus Aurelius
Meditations (Book IV)
Pyrrho and Sextus Empiricus
Outlines of Pyrrhonism (Book I, 1-15) THIS MAY CHANGE TO 1-13 DEPENDING ON PAGE COUNT PLEASE CHECK UPON PUBLICATION
Plotinus
Enneads (I, Tractate 6; V, Tractate 1, 1-12; V, Tractate 3, 12,9-end)-THE BOLDED Section MAY BE DELETED DEPENDING ON FINAL PAGE COUNT

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