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A History of Greek Philosophy (Later Plato & the Academy)

by W. K. C. Guthrie

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Greek Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Philosophy, ancient - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7736379M
    ISBN 100521311020
    ISBN 109780521311021

    Mar 29,  · With this book, Professor Guthrie completed his six-volume A History of Greek Philosophy in the course of which he surveyed the whole field of Greek philosophy from the Presocratics to Aristotle. The History has won acclaim for the author's ability to take on a vast and challenging subject and to 5/5(1). Hailed as “lucid and magisterial” by The Observer, this book is universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject of Western simplicityhsd.comered to be one of the most important philosophical works of all time, the History of Western.

    William Keith Chambers Guthrie FBA (1 August – 17 May ), usually cited as W. K. C. Guthrie, was a Scottish classical scholar, best known for his History of Greek Philosophy, published in six volumes between and his simplicityhsd.com served as Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge from to and as master of Downing College, Cambridge from Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge. Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and simplicityhsd.com questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion.

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A History of Greek Philosophy (Later Plato & the Academy) by W. K. C. Guthrie Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the truly remarkable intellectual achievements of our time, Guthrie's magisterial six volume History of Greek Philosophy, is, within the compass of my reading, the most comprehensive rendering of the golden epoch of Western Philosophy simplicityhsd.com by: Jan 17,  · A History of Philosophy, Vol.

1: Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus Paperback – March 1, /5(65). Feb 02,  · With this book, Professor Guthrie completed his six-volume A History of Greek Philosophy in the course of which he surveyed the whole field of Greek philosophy from the Presocratics to Aristotle.

The History has won acclaim for the author's ability to take on a vast and challenging subject and to produce an account of it remarkable for its combination of learning with 5/5(1). Oct 12,  · Based on lectures delivered ca.

this critical history of Greek philosophy was very good, and promoted a good and basic understanding of the beginnings of philosophy, and it would seem that Greek philosophy is the beginning of all subsequent philosophy. I enjoyed reading this book and gained a lot of knowledge from it about philosophy, especially taking into consideration that my area is history /5(6).

Sep 11,  · A Short History of Greek Philosophy was written by John Marshall, a classicist and educator who translated classic Greek texts and also worked as rector of the Royal High School in Edinburgh, Scotland. Though published inthe text is still very accessible to 21st-century readers/5(22).

This book provides a marvelous, *highly personable* introduction to pre-socratic philosophy. On the whole, the book's organization, maps, style and contents are excellent. De Crescenzo doesn't shy away from humor, from contemporary accounts of ideas related to the ideas discussed in the historical chapters, and from expressing his own views/5.

Sep 11,  · A Short History of Greek Philosophy was written by John Marshall, a classicist and educator who translated classic Greek texts and also worked as rector of the Royal High School in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Though published inthe text is still very accessible to 21st-century simplicityhsd.com by: 1. A History of Greek Philosophy, Volume 2: The Presocratic Tradition from Parmenides to Democritus by W.K.C. Guthrie · 50 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published · 5 editions. Aug 22,  · History of Greek Philosophy is an immense work in two volumes about ancient Greek philosophy.

It (Philosophie der Griechen) was written in German by Dr. Zeller a professor at the University of Berlin, this is the English translation published in England in This makes sense given it’s etymological origins: philo – a Greek term for love, and –sophia, a term that has had many variations in meaning through history, but always essentially denoted an aspect of wisdom, knowledge and understanding.

I’ve put together this as a guide to some of the best philosophy books. Mar 10,  · Quotes from A Short History o “Number became a kind of god, a revealer; and the philosophy of number a kind of religion or mystery.” — 0 likes “For several centuries prior to the great Persian invasions of Greece, perhaps the very greatest and wealthiest city of the Greek world was Miletus.” — 0 likes/5.

A seriously dense, yet rewarding, book about early days of Greek philosophy. This is the first of total 6-volume "A History of Greek Philosophy" by the author.

This is NOT popular reading. Plenty of scholarly ponderance, weighing the source, etc. Guthrie was full-blown classicist of the 20th century, and it shows/5. A Critical History of Greek Philosophy: A Philosophy The Ancient Greek philosophers have played a pivotal role in the shaping of the western philosophical tradition.

This book surveys the seminal works and ideas of key figures in the Ancient Greek philosophical tradition from the Presocratics to the Neoplatonists. 5/5(1). The fourth volume of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek thought deals exclusively with Plato. Plato, however, so prolific a writer, so profoundly original in his thought, and so colossal an influence on the later history of philosophy, that it has not been possible to confine him to one volume.

This is a good contemporary book for those wanting to learn about Greek philosophy without getting confused by the complicated parts. Soupios, Michael A., and Panos Mourdoukoutas.

The Ten Golden Rules: Ancient Wisdom from the Greek Philosophers on Living the Good Life. the great Greek statesman Pericles sagely predicted, “Future ages will wonder at us, as the present age wonders at us now.” *** For a comprehensive, yet readable, work on Greek philosophy, see W.K.C.

Guthrie’s authoritative The History of Greek Philosophy,six volumes. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, –). W.T. Jones, The. Ancient Greek Philosophy: Books. 1 - 20 of results Grid View Grid. List View List.

Add to Wishlist. Quickview. Republic by Plato general miscellaneous ancient greek history books. barnes & noble history book. library book. book by victor caston. indian book. Explore More Items. All volumes of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek philosophy have won their due acclaim.

The most striking merits of Guthrie's work are his mastery of a tremendous range of ancient literature and modern scholarship, his fairness and balance of judgement and the lucidity and precision of his English prose. He has achieved clarity and comprehensiveness.4/5(2).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. This is not just a history of Western Philosophy, but also a bit of a ‘how do all of the main schools of Western Philosophy fit into their culture and times'.

This is a remarkable book. Over the years I have found various reasons to look into it now and again, but have never read the whole thing/5. Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BC and continued throughout the Hellenistic period and the period in which Greece and most Greek-inhabited lands were part of the Roman Empire.

Philosophy was used to make sense out of the world in a non-religious way.Feb 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project simplicityhsd.com by: 1.A History of Philosophy is a history of Western philosophy written by the English Jesuit priest Frederick Charles Copleston originally published in nine volumes between and As is noted by The Encyclopedia Britannica, the work became a "standard introductory philosophy text for thousands of university students, particularly in its U.S.

paperback edition."Author: Frederick Copleston, S.J.