Retrieving the Ancients: An Introduction to Greek Philosophy

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UPC:
9781405108621
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2004-06-18
Author:
David Roochnik
Language:
english
Edition:
1

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Product Overview

Retrieving the Ancients tells the story of the first philosophers in the West.


  • A clear and engaging introduction to ancient Greek philosophy.
  • Tells the story of the first philosophers in the West, from Thales to Aristotle.
  • Has a strong sense of narrative drive.
  • Treats the history of ancient Greek philosophy dialectically, as a conversation in which each thinker responds to and moves beyond his predecessors.
  • Argues that the works of the ancients are as valuable today as ever.

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