Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Oxford University Press (1998)
R. J. Hankinson traces the history of ancient Greek thinking about causation and explanation, from its earliest beginnings through more than a thousand years to the middle of the first millennium of the Christian era. He examines ways in which the Ancient Greeks dealt with questions about how and why things happen as and when they do, about the basic constitution and structure of things, about function and purpose, laws of nature, chance, coincidence, and responsibility.
Keywords Causation History  Explanation History  Philosophy, Ancient
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Call number B187.C38.H36 1998
ISBN(s) 0198237456     9780199246564
DOI 10.2307/631841
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