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Classical philosophy : a contemporary introduction, Christopher Shields

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Classical philosophy : a contemporary introduction
Title
Classical philosophy
Title remainder
a contemporary introduction
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Shields
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Classical Philosophy is a comprehensive examination of early philosophy from the pre-Socratics through to Aristotle. The aim of the book is to provide an explanation and analysis of the ideas that flourished at this time and considers their relevance both to the historical development of philosophy and to contemporary philosophy today. From these ideas we can see the roots of arguments in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and political philosophy. The book is arranged in four parts by thinker and covers The Pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Christopher Shields' style is inviting, re
Member of
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Shields, Christopher John
Dewey number
180
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy, Ancient
Label
Classical philosophy : a contemporary introduction, Christopher Shields
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-158) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Philosophy before Socrates; Xenophanes; Heracleitus; Parmenides and Zeno; Democritus and fifth-century atomism; Protagoras and the Sophistic Movement; Challenges from the Presocratics and Sophists; Suggestions for additional readings; Socrates; The Socratic elenchus; The failures of Meno and Euthyphro; Socratic ignorance and Socratic irony; Socratic conviction and the Socratic paradoxes; Socrates on trial and in prison; Conclusions; Suggestions for additional readings; Plato; From Socrates to Plato; Meno's paradox of inquiry
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ocm54058379
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203468142
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unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54058379
Label
Classical philosophy : a contemporary introduction, Christopher Shields
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-158) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Philosophy before Socrates; Xenophanes; Heracleitus; Parmenides and Zeno; Democritus and fifth-century atomism; Protagoras and the Sophistic Movement; Challenges from the Presocratics and Sophists; Suggestions for additional readings; Socrates; The Socratic elenchus; The failures of Meno and Euthyphro; Socratic ignorance and Socratic irony; Socratic conviction and the Socratic paradoxes; Socrates on trial and in prison; Conclusions; Suggestions for additional readings; Plato; From Socrates to Plato; Meno's paradox of inquiry
Control code
ocm54058379
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203468142
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54058379

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