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The World of Parmenides

Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment, 1st Edition

By Karl Popper

Edited by Jørgen Mejer, Arne Petersen

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352 pages

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This unique collection of essays not only explores the complexity of ancient Greek thought, but also reveals Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and the enlightenment he experienced in reading Parmenides. It includes writings on Greek science, philosophy and history, and demonstrates Popper's lifelong fascination and admiration of the Presocratic philosophers, in particular Parmenides, Xenophanes and Heraclitus.

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