Philosophy Beyond Socrates' Athens
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Philosophy Beyond Socrates' Athens : Cynics, Cyrenaics, Elians and Megarians

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Philosophy beyond Socrates' Athens aims at fostering a fresher appreciation of the philosophical importance of the so-called Socratic schools, in particular the Cynics (with particular reference to Antisthenes), Cyrenaics, Megarians, Elians and Eretrians. It covers topics in ethics, epistemology, logic, metaphysics and philosophy of language, and fills an important gap in scholarship by providing a systematic attempt to deal with a vast group of underestimated philosophers and ancient traditions of thought, all originating from Socrates, yet all flourishing outside Athens.show more

Product details

  • Hardback
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138807915
  • 9781138807914

About Ugo Zilioli

Ugo Zilioli is Marie Curie Individual Research fellow at the Department of Philosophy, University of Pisa, Italy.show more

Table of contents

1. People, schools and sources 2. Ethics: the Megarians, Antisthenes and the Cynics 3. Ethics: the Cyrenaics and the Elians-Eretreans 4. Metaphysics: Antisthenes and the Cyrenaics 5. Metaphysics: the Megarians on heaps, things and the future 6. Meaning and language 7. Epistemology 8. Logic: propositions and modality 9. Conclusionshow more