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Philosophic Classics

Ancient Philosophy, Volume I, 6th Edition

By Forrest E. Baird

Routledge

576 pages

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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers.

Table of Contents

BEFORE SOCRATES

The Milesians.

Thales

Anaximander

Anaximenes

Three Solitary Figures

Pythagoras

Xenophanes

Heraclitus

The Monists

Parmenides

Zeno of Elea

The Pluralists.

Empedocles

Anaxagoras

Democritus (and Leucippus)

Three Sophists.

Protagoras

Gorgias

Critias

Epilogue I: Two Views of Athens

Thucydides

PericlesFuneral Oration

The Melian Conference

Epilogue II: Aspasia

PLATO

Euthyphro

Apology

Crito

Phaedo

Meno

Symposium

Republic

Parmenides

Theaetetus

Timaeus

Laws

ARISTOTLE

Categories

On Interpretation

Posterior Analytics

Physics

Metaphysics

On the Soul

Nichomachean Ethics

Politics

Poestics

HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PHILOSOPHY

Epicurus.

Letter to Herodotus

Letter to Menoeceus

Principal Doctrines

Lucretius.

On the Nature of Universe

The Early Stoa: Zeno of Citium and Cleanthes

Zeno of Citium

Cleanthes, Hymn to Zeus

Epictetus

Handbook (Encheiridion )

Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

Pyrrho and Sextus Empiricus

Outlines of Pyrrhonism

Plotinus

Enneads

About the Author

Forrest Baird has taught at Whitworth since 1978. In addition to teaching a variety of courses in philosophy, most summers he teaches for Fuller Theological Seminary in extension programs throughout the West. Dr. Baird has a B.A. from Westmont, an M.Div. From Fuller, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Baird's most recent scholarly work has been editing the six-volume Philosophic Classics series. His other works include editing the book, Human Thought and Action: Readings in Western Intellectual History, and co-authoring (with Jack Rogers) Introduction to Philosophy: A Case Study Approach.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI002000
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical