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From the Beginning to Plato
Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 1

Edited By

C.C.W. Taylor




ISBN 9780415308731
Published April 30, 2003 by Routledge
528 Pages

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This first volume in the series traces the development of philosophy over two-and-a-half centuries, from Thales at the beginning of the sixth century BC to the death of Plato in 347 BC.

Table of Contents

Chapters:1. The Polis and its culture2. The Ionians3. Heraclitus4. Pythagoreans and Eleatics5. Empedocles6. Anaxagoras and the atomists7. The Sophists8. Greek arithmetic, geometry and harmonics: Thales to Plato9. Socrates and the beginnings of moral philosophy10. Plato: metaphysics and epistemology11. Plato: ethics and politics12. Plato: aesthetics and psychology

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C. C. W. Taylor