Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy: An Introduction by Stephen Clark

By Stephen Clark

even if the Greeks have been answerable for the 1st systematic philosophy of which now we have any list, they weren't by myself within the Mediterranean global and have been satisfied to attract thought from different traditions; traditions which are now principally missed through philosophers and students. This booklet tells the tale of 'Greek Philosophy', paying due cognizance to its old context and the contributions made by way of Egyptians, Hebrews, Persians or even barbarians from northern Europe. Stephen Clark offers a story background of the philosophical traditions that took form over numerous centuries within the Mediterranean international and gives a finished survey of this significant interval within the heritage of philosophy.

The booklet features a thorough historic and philosophical assessment of the entire key thinkers, occasions and ideas that characterised the interval and explores intimately important topics reminiscent of the competition of gods and giants, the distinction among the truth and visual appeal, and the assumption of the thinker. excellent for undergraduate scholars, this concise and available ebook offers a entire advisor to a desirable interval within the heritage of philosophy.

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