The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy

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Juni 1999



A Companion to Greek philosophy, invaluable for new readers, and for specialists.


1. The scope of early Greek philosophy A. A. Long; 2. Sources Jaap Mansfeld; 3. The beginnings of cosmology Keimpe Algra; 4. The Pythagorean tradition Carl A. Huffman; 5. Heraclitus Edward Hussey; 6. Parmenides and Melissus David Sedley; 7. Zeno Richard D. McKirahan Jr; 8. Empedocles and Anaxagoras: responses to Parmenides Daniel W. Graham; 9. The atomists C. C. W. Taylor; 10. Rational theology Sarah Broadie; 11. Early interest in knowledge J. H. Lesher; 12. Soul, sensation, and thought Andre Laks; 13. Culpability, responsibility, cause: philosophy, historiography and medicine in the fifth century Mario Vegetti; 14. Rhetoric and relativism: Protagoras and Gorgias Paul Woodruff; 15. Protagoras and Antiphon: Sophistic debates on justice Fernanda DeCleva Caizzi; 16. The poetics of early Greek philosophy Glenn W. Most.


"This is an indispensable aid for both teacher and student in any course devoted to the study of the Presocratics." Review of Metaphysics "[A] fresh and wide-ranging survey of Presocratic philosophers..." Reference & Research Book News "The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy (ccegp) is recommended especially to undergraduates interested in any aspect of philosophy, graduate students specializing in ancient philosophy, and professional scholars interested in the history of philosophy." Monte Ransome Johnson, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "This Companion does an excellent job of meeting its impossible challenge to be all things to all readers." Phoenix "This book is a uniformly excellent collection of essays on early Greek philosophy written by an impressive international array of scholarly contributors. This book will be a good resource for teachers when preparing lectures, an excellent supplemental text in a history of classical philosophy course and would benefit a graduate seminar as well." Religious Studies Review "The volume is, in overall terms, very succesful, with the chapter on sources by Mansfeld and the Bibliography singled out as outstanding, and likely to prove to be of particular interest and usefulness for a good time into the future." Ancient Philosophy
EAN: 9780521446679
ISBN: 0521446678
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Companions to Philosophy'. 1 map. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1999
Seitenanzahl: 460 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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