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A Short History of Greek Philosophy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date January 18, 2012
Pages 186
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781469927701
ISBN-10 1469927705
Dimensions 0.42 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you soon. We have thousands of titles available, and we invite you to search for us by name, contact us via our website, or download our most recent catalogues. The main purpose which I have had in view in writing this book has been to present an account of Greek philosophy which, within strict limits of brevity, shall be at once authentic and interesting—authentic, as being based on the original works themselves, and not on any secondary sources; interesting, as presenting to the ordinary English reader, in language freed as far as possible from technicality and abstruseness, the great thoughts of the greatest men of antiquity on questions of permanent significance and value. There has been no attempt to shirk the really philosophic problems which these men tried in their day to solve; but I have endeavoured to show, by a sympathetic treatment of them, that these problems were no mere wars of words, but that in fact the philosophers of twenty-four centuries ago were dealing with exactly similar difficulties as to the bases of belief and of right action as, under different forms, beset thoughtful men and women to-day. In the general treatment of the subject, I have followed in the main the order, and drawn chiefly on the selection of passages, in Ritter and Preller's Historia Philosophiae Graecae. It is hoped that in this way the little book may be found useful at the universities, as a running commentary on that excellent work; and the better to aid students in the use of it for that purpose, the corresponding sections in Ritter and Preller are indicated by the figures in the margin. In the sections on Plato, and occasionally elsewhere, I have drawn to some extent, by the kind permission of the Delegates of the Clarendon Press and his own, on Professor Jowett's great commentary and translation.

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from Createspace Independent Pub (March 18, 2016)
9781530628988 | details & prices | 130 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.30 in. | List price $4.99
About: John Marshall’s concise A Short History of Greek Philosophy spans the time between Thales of Milete up till the Stoics, covering School of Miletes (Thales et al), Pythagoras, The Eleatics (Xenophanes et al), The Atomists, The sophists, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, The Sceptics and Epicureans and Zeno and the Stoics.
from Createspace Independent Pub (November 2, 2015)
9781518880179 | details & prices | 120 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.28 in. | List price $9.00
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9781499757774 | details & prices | 72 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.17 in. | List price $6.99
About: This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 19, 2013)
9781484163979 | details & prices | 114 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.26 in. | List price $7.95
About: A Short History of Greek Philosophy by John Marshall - Understanding Greek Philosophy - SAMPLE The chief record that we possess of the philosophic teaching of Thales is contained in an interesting notice of earlier philosophies by Aristotle, the main part of which as regards Thales runs as follows: "The early philosophers as a rule formulated the originative principle ((Greek) arche) of all things under some material expression.
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from Createspace Independent Pub (January 18, 2012)
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