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History of philosophy: from Heraclitus to the Sophists, vol. I

By: Zvarik, Michal.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Uni Slovakia; 11. Publisher: Frankfurt Peter Lang GmbH 2016Description: 102 p. Includes bibliography.ISBN: 9783631674642.Subject(s): Philosophy | Pre-Socratic philosophers | Philosophy, AncientDDC classification: 190 Summary: This coursebook addresses key Presocratics from Heraclitus to the sophists, who stand at the origin of philosophy as the cornerstone of European spirituality. Readers might find that already at this point we encounter timeless and actual questions concerning the human condition in the world, limits of our knowledge, or the problem of adequate articulation of reality. Later thinkers did not philosophize from scratch but criticized or were inspired by their predecessors. The coursebook thus provides an introduction to presocratic thought as an important field of our spiritual history https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/19333
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Table of content

Introduction More or Less Protreptic
1. Heraclitus of Ephesus
2. Parmenides and Zeno
3. Empedocles
4. Anaxagoras
5. The Presocratic Atomists
6. The Sophists
List of Abbreviations
Bibliography

This coursebook addresses key Presocratics from Heraclitus to the sophists, who stand at the origin of philosophy as the cornerstone of European spirituality. Readers might find that already at this point we encounter timeless and actual questions concerning the human condition in the world, limits of our knowledge, or the problem of adequate articulation of reality. Later thinkers did not philosophize from scratch but criticized or were inspired by their predecessors. The coursebook thus provides an introduction to presocratic thought as an important field of our spiritual history

https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/19333

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