Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy Volume I

Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy Volume I

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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics 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. 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.

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 175.26 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 839.14g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, maps
  • 0205783856
  • 9780205783854

About Walter A. Kaufmann

Forrest Baird has taught at Whitworth since 1978. In addition to teaching a variety of courses in philosophy, most summers he teaches for Fuller Theological Seminary in extension programs throughout the West. Dr. Baird has a B.A. from Westmont, an M.Div. From Fuller, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Baird's most recent scholarly work has been editing the six-volume Philosophic Classics series. His other works include editing the book, Human Thought and Action: Readings in Western Intellectual History, and co-authoring (with Jack Rogers) Introduction to Philosophy: A Case Study Approach.

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"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 of "Philosophic 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 II: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783902" Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783899"

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Table of contents

BEFORE SOCRATES The Milesians. Thales Anaximander Anaximenes Three Solitary Figures Pythagoras Xenophanes Heraclitus The Monists Parmenides Zeno of Elea The Pluralists. Empedocles Anaxagoras Democritus (and Leucippus) Three Sophists. Protagoras Gorgias Critias Epilogue I: Two Views of Athens Thucydides PericlesFuneral Oration The Melian Conference Epilogue II: Aspasia PLATO Euthyphro Apology Crito Phaedo Meno Symposium Republic Parmenides Theaetetus Timaeus Laws ARISTOTLE Categories On Interpretation Posterior Analytics Physics Metaphysics On the Soul Nichomachean Ethics Politics Poestics HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PHILOSOPHY Epicurus. Letter to Herodotus Letter to Menoeceus Principal Doctrines Lucretius. On the Nature of Universe The Early Stoa: Zeno of Citium and Cleanthes Zeno of Citium Cleanthes, Hymn to Zeus Epictetus Handbook (Encheiridion ) Marcus Aurelius Meditations Pyrrho and Sextus Empiricus Outlines of Pyrrhonism Plotinus Enneads

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