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JOHANSEN, Karsten Friis. A History of Ancient Philosophy : From the Beginnings to St. Augustine. Translated [from the Danish] by Henrik Rosenmeier. London and New York : Routledge, (1998). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-685,(5). Large 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Contents: Part I. Pre-Socratic Philosophy, including mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides;Part II. The Great Century of Athens, including the Sophists and Socrates;Part III. Plato, including The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus;Part IV. Aristotle, including The Physics, The Metaphysicsand The Poetics;Part V. Hellenistic Philosophy, including the Sceptics, t he Stoics, the Epicureans and Cicero;Part VI. Late Antiquity, including Neoplatonism, Origen and St Augustine."Translated into English for the firsttime, Farsten Friis Johansen's book charts the development of ancient phil osophy from the mythological traditions to Late Antiquity and early Christian thought. Special attention is paid to the giants of Plato and Aristotle.A History of Ancient Philosophy includes: An overview of the development o f ancient philosophical thought; Discussions of the relations between individual philosophers and schools of thought; Analyses of key philosophical concepts and ideologies, including ontology, epistemology, logic, semantics, moral and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics; Detailed interpretations of key philosophical passages, including discussions of previous philosophical readings; Explanations of Greek philosophical terminology; Comprehensive references to primary sources. This comprehensive and meticulouslydocumented survey and analysis of ancient philosophical thought and ancien t thinkers." - from the dj. Faint crease to early pages, else very good in very good dustjacket. 75.00
Title: History of Ancient Philosophy : From the Beginnings to St. Augustine. FirstEdition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Routledge, London and New York, 1998, ISBN:0415127386:
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