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Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece : everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask, edited by Patricia F. O'Grady

Label
Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece : everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask
Title
Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece
Title remainder
everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask
Statement of responsibility
edited by Patricia F. O'Grady
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Commencing with Thales of Miletus and continuing to the end of the Ancient Period of philosophy by way of Heraclitus, Parmenides, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Epictetus this book explores the major contributions of each philosopher as well as looking at archaeological and historical sites where they lived, worked and thought. This book is an outstanding introduction to the world of the philosophers of Ancient Greece"--Publisher description
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CREDO
Dewey number
180
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
B171
LC item number
.M44 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece : everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask, edited by Patricia F. O'Grady
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introductory essays: Introduction / Alan Chalmers ; What is philosophy? / Trevor Curnow ; What Greek philosophy means to us today / Ian Hunt -- pt. 2. The precursors of philosophy: Homer / Seamus Sweeney ; Hesiod / Aude Engel ; Aesop / Leo Groarke -- pt. 3. The pre-Socratics and Socrates: Thales of Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Anaximander of Miletus / Dirk L. Couprie and Heleen J. Pott ; Sappho of Lesbos / Christina A. Clark ; Pythagoras / Thomas Kiefer ; Xenophanes / Hye-Kyung Kim ; Aeschylus / Seamus Sweeney ; Anaxagoras of Clazomenae / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Heraclitus / G.S. Bowe ; Parmenides / Allan F. Randall ; Empedocles / James M. Magrini ; Protagoras of Abdera and Plato's 'Protagoras' / Jonathan Lavery ; The Sophists / Jonathan Lavery ; Zeno of Elea / Doukas Kapantaïs ; Sophocles / James M. Magrini ; Euripides / Seamus Sweeney ; Herodotus / Christine Farmer ; Diotima of Mantineia / Melanie B. Mineo ; Hippocrates of Cos / Andrew Gregory ; Socrates / Hope May ; Thucydides / Matthew Usher ; Democritus / Alan Chalmers -- pt. 4. The classical period: Aristophanes / Robert Phiddian ; Plato / Gerasimos Santas ; Plato's 'Symposium' / Steven R. Robinson ; The anonymous Iamblichi / Louis Groarke ; Diogenes of Sinope / Marjolein Oele ; Eudoxus of Cnidos / Andrew Gregory ; Aristotle / Hope May -- pt. 5. The Hellenistic philosophers: Theophrastus of Eresus / Irene Svitzou ; Pyrrho / Leo Groarke ; Epicurus / Dirk Baltzly ; Zeno of Citium / Maria Protopapas-Marneli ; Archimedes / Suzanne Roux ; Aristarchus of Samos / Andrew Gregory ; Carneades / G.S. Bowe ; Lucretius / Tim O'Keefe ; Seneca the Younger / Kartika Panwar ; Apollonius of Tyana / Gabriele Cornelli -- pt. 6. The Roman period: Epictetus / Keith Seddon ; Apuleius of Madauros / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Marcus Aurelius / William O. Stephens ; Plotinus / David J. Yount ; Sextus Empiricus / Sabatino DiBernardo ; Iamblichus of Chalcis / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Anthony of Egypt and the Desert Fathers / Louis Groarke ; Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea / Linos G. Benakis ; Hypatia of Alexandria / Virginia Haddad ; Proclus / Dirk Baltzly ; John Philoponus / Antonia Kakavelaki ; The closure of the Academy of Athens / George Arabatzis -- pt. 7. Archaeological sites: The Athenian acropolis / Evanthia Speliotis ; The Athenian Agora / Kevin Glowacki ; Corinth / G.S. Bowe ; Delphi / Deborah Nash Peterson ; Didyma / Peter Sommer ; Eleusis / Anne Farrell ; Epidaurus / Glenn Rawson ; Marathon / Trevor Curnow ; Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Ancient Olympia : athletic games and intellectual contests / Glenn Rawson ; Piraeus / Daniel Silvermintz ; Samos / Tim O'Keefe and Patricia F. O'Grady ; Syracuse / Phillip Meade ; Troy and Heinrich Schliemann / Patricia F. O'Grady -- Glossary / Glenn Rawson -- Time line of ancient authors / Andrew Gregory
Control code
ocn710016700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849728133
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)710016700
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Meet the philosophers of ancient Greece : everything you always wanted to know about ancient Greek philosophy but didn't know who to ask, edited by Patricia F. O'Grady
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introductory essays: Introduction / Alan Chalmers ; What is philosophy? / Trevor Curnow ; What Greek philosophy means to us today / Ian Hunt -- pt. 2. The precursors of philosophy: Homer / Seamus Sweeney ; Hesiod / Aude Engel ; Aesop / Leo Groarke -- pt. 3. The pre-Socratics and Socrates: Thales of Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Anaximander of Miletus / Dirk L. Couprie and Heleen J. Pott ; Sappho of Lesbos / Christina A. Clark ; Pythagoras / Thomas Kiefer ; Xenophanes / Hye-Kyung Kim ; Aeschylus / Seamus Sweeney ; Anaxagoras of Clazomenae / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Heraclitus / G.S. Bowe ; Parmenides / Allan F. Randall ; Empedocles / James M. Magrini ; Protagoras of Abdera and Plato's 'Protagoras' / Jonathan Lavery ; The Sophists / Jonathan Lavery ; Zeno of Elea / Doukas Kapantaïs ; Sophocles / James M. Magrini ; Euripides / Seamus Sweeney ; Herodotus / Christine Farmer ; Diotima of Mantineia / Melanie B. Mineo ; Hippocrates of Cos / Andrew Gregory ; Socrates / Hope May ; Thucydides / Matthew Usher ; Democritus / Alan Chalmers -- pt. 4. The classical period: Aristophanes / Robert Phiddian ; Plato / Gerasimos Santas ; Plato's 'Symposium' / Steven R. Robinson ; The anonymous Iamblichi / Louis Groarke ; Diogenes of Sinope / Marjolein Oele ; Eudoxus of Cnidos / Andrew Gregory ; Aristotle / Hope May -- pt. 5. The Hellenistic philosophers: Theophrastus of Eresus / Irene Svitzou ; Pyrrho / Leo Groarke ; Epicurus / Dirk Baltzly ; Zeno of Citium / Maria Protopapas-Marneli ; Archimedes / Suzanne Roux ; Aristarchus of Samos / Andrew Gregory ; Carneades / G.S. Bowe ; Lucretius / Tim O'Keefe ; Seneca the Younger / Kartika Panwar ; Apollonius of Tyana / Gabriele Cornelli -- pt. 6. The Roman period: Epictetus / Keith Seddon ; Apuleius of Madauros / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Marcus Aurelius / William O. Stephens ; Plotinus / David J. Yount ; Sextus Empiricus / Sabatino DiBernardo ; Iamblichus of Chalcis / Bruce J. MacLennan ; Anthony of Egypt and the Desert Fathers / Louis Groarke ; Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea / Linos G. Benakis ; Hypatia of Alexandria / Virginia Haddad ; Proclus / Dirk Baltzly ; John Philoponus / Antonia Kakavelaki ; The closure of the Academy of Athens / George Arabatzis -- pt. 7. Archaeological sites: The Athenian acropolis / Evanthia Speliotis ; The Athenian Agora / Kevin Glowacki ; Corinth / G.S. Bowe ; Delphi / Deborah Nash Peterson ; Didyma / Peter Sommer ; Eleusis / Anne Farrell ; Epidaurus / Glenn Rawson ; Marathon / Trevor Curnow ; Miletus / Patricia F. O'Grady ; Ancient Olympia : athletic games and intellectual contests / Glenn Rawson ; Piraeus / Daniel Silvermintz ; Samos / Tim O'Keefe and Patricia F. O'Grady ; Syracuse / Phillip Meade ; Troy and Heinrich Schliemann / Patricia F. O'Grady -- Glossary / Glenn Rawson -- Time line of ancient authors / Andrew Gregory
Control code
ocn710016700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849728133
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)710016700
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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