“Curd and McKirahan’s A Presocratics Reader is by far the best sourcebook for the Presocratics I’ve ever used in forty years of teaching ancient philosophy. A Presocratics Reader has ratings and 18 reviews. Hadrian said: Collection of fragments from the various ‘Pre-Socratic’ philosophers. Shame that this. The Presocratics From the Latin Middle Ages to Hermann Diels: Akten der 9. Tagung der Karl Und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung Vom Oktober in M√ľnchen.

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The Presocratics contemplated the nature of the cosmos in a time before mathematics and poetry and science and creativity were oppressively divided into categories. Find it on Scholar. Paperbackreaedr. Shame that this is their grouping, and that they might be assumed to be ‘before Socrates’ and that’s it. Giannis Stamatellos – – Wiley-Blackwell. Rescued this from a box of book’s Hannah was donating, so read it as more context for The Cave and the Light: Introductory Readings Hackett Classics.

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A Presocratics Reader: Selected Fragments and Testimonia

Selected pages Page xi. My favorite thinkers were the Sophists, especially Protagoras, because he basically didn’t care to operate within the strict metaphys A compilation of primary source material from the Presocratic philosophers in ancient Greece. Jacob Graham – Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Sign in Create an account.

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Jonathan Neufeld – – Studies in Philosophy and Education 31 1: Other than that, this was a helpful book for understanding the pioneers of Western philosophy. I think Heidegger wrote a persocratics on him.

In pursuit of this rational examination of the world, these philosophers considered disciplines as wide-ranging as physics and metaphysics, medicine, rhetoric, poetry, theology, politics, ethics, and biology. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

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With revised introductions, annotations, suggestions for further reading, and more, the second edition draws on the wealth of new scholarship published on these fascinating thinkers over the past decade or more, a remarkably rich period in Presocratic studies. Be the first to ask a question about A Presocratics Reader. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Mckenzie Ragan rated it really liked it Jul 13, A great resource for teaching Plato.

McKirahan No preview available – Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Get to Know Us. Oct 13, me rated it it was amazing Shelves: An Introduction with Texts and Commentary. Austin rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Find it on Scholar. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. University of Toronto Press, Share your thoughts with other customers.


Though this is not the book’s fault, it is often times difficult to piece together an entire philosophical position when all we’re working with a compilation of random fragments. A Presocratics Reader Second Edition: The Legacy of Parmenides: KahnRichard PattersonV.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Sign in to use this feature. Still, great window into the ancients struggling with scientific as well as philosophical questions which were of presocraticd one and the same thingand in ways that begin to anticipate Western scientific thought if not method; that seems to wait for Aristotle.

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