Lives of Eminent Philosophers

ISBN-10: 0674992040
ISBN-13: 9780674992047
Edition: 1925
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Description: This rich compendium on the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the whole tenth book is devoted); 45 important figures are portrayed. Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information  More...

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1925
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1925
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 710
Size: 4.75" wide x 6.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946

This rich compendium on the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the whole tenth book is devoted); 45 important figures are portrayed. Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources and enriches his accounts with numerous quotations. Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the 3rd century A.D., his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. His history, in ten books, is divided unscientifically into two 'Successions' or sections: 'Ionian' from Anaximander to Theophrastus and Chrysippus, including the Socratic schools; 'Italian' from Pythagoras to Epicurus, including the Eleatics and sceptics. It is a very valuable collection of quotations and facts. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Diogenes Laertius is in two volumes.

Antisthenes Diogenes Monimus Onesicritus Crates Metrocles Hipparchia Menippus Menedemus
Zeno Ariston Herillus Dionysius Cleanthes Sphaerus Chrysippus
Pythagoras Empedocles Epicharmus Archytas Alchaeon Hippasus Philolaus Eudoxus
Heraclitus Xenophanes Parmenides Melissus Zeno of Elea Leucippus Democritus Protagoras Diogenes of Apollonia Anaxarchus Pyrrho Timon
Epicurus
Index Nominum Et Rerum
Index Fontium

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