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Classics of Philosophy Ancient and Medieval

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ISBN-10: 0195116453

ISBN-13: 9780195116458

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Louis P. Pojman

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Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. Ideal for courses in ancient or ancient and medieval philosophy, it includes twenty-nine works--seven of them complete--by thirteen philosophers as well as fragments from the Pre-Socratics. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers. Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary, which covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. In addition, there is a single-volume edition available that combines Volume I and Volume II, providing the most comprehensive anthology of…    
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/2/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 478
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Louis P. Pojman (1935-2005) was Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, at the United States Military Academy and a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He received an M.A. and Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Copenhagen and a Rockefeller Fellow at Hamburg University. He received his D.Phil. in Philosophy from Oxford University in 1997.His first position was at the University of Notre Dame, after which he taught at the University of Texas at Dallas. Later, at the University of Mississippi, he served for three years as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. In 1995, he became Professor of Philosophy…    

Preface
The Ancient Period
The Presocratics
Plato
Aristotle
Epicurus
Epictetus
Sextus Empiricus
Plotinus
The Medieval Period
Augustine
Boethius
Avicenna
Anselm (and Gaunilo)
Maimonides
Thomas Acquinas
William of Ockham