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Introducing Greek philosophy

M. R. Wright

Introducing Greek philosophy

by M. R. Wright

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementM.R. Wright
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB171 .W75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462081M
ISBN 100520261461, 0520261488
ISBN 109780520261464, 9780520261488
LC Control Number2009036885
OCLC/WorldCa436311217

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Introducing Greek Philosophy is a concise, lively, philosophically aware introduction to ancient Greek philosophy aimed at beginning students of classical studies and philosophy who wish to find their bearings in what may seem at first a complex maze of names and schools.

The book begins with the Milesians in Asia Minor before moving over to Author: M. Wright. An Introduction to Greek Philosophy Scope: This series of twenty-four lectures will introduce the student to the first philosophers in Western history: the ancient Greeks.

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