Retrieving the Ancients: An Introduction to Greek Philosophy

Wiley-Blackwell (2004)

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David Roochnik
Boston University
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_Retrieving the Ancients_ tells the story of the first philosophers in the West. A clear and engaging introduction to ancient Greek philosophy. Tells the story of the first philosophers in the West, from Thales to Aristotle. Has a strong sense of narrative drive. Treats the history of ancient Greek philosophy dialectically, as a conversation in which each thinker responds to and moves beyond his predecessors. Argues that the works of the ancients are as valuable today as ever
Keywords Philosophy, Ancient
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Call number B171.R66 2004
ISBN(s) 9780470796115   9781405108614   9781405108621   1405108614
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