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Widely praised for its accessibility and its concentration on the metaphysical issues that are most central to the history of Greek philosophy, Greek Philosophy: Thales to Aristotle offers a valuable introduction to the works of the Presocratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

For the Third Edition, Professor Allen has provided new translations of Socrates' speech in the Symposium and of the first five chapters of Aristotle's Categories, as well as new selections bearing on Aristotle's Theory of Infinity, Continuity, and Discreteness. The book also contains a general introduction which sets forth Professor Allen's distinctive and now widely accepted interpretation of the development of Greek philosophy and science, along with selective bibliography, and lists of suggested readings.

Synopsis:

Widely praised for its accessibility and its concentration on the metaphysical issues that are most central to the history of Greek philosophy, Greek Philosophy: Thales to Aristotle offers a valuable introduction to the works of the Presocratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

For the Third Edition, Professor Allen has provided new translations of Socrates' speech in the Symposium and of the first five chapters of Aristotle's Categories, as well as new selections bearing on Aristotle's Theory of Infinity, Continuity, and Discreteness. The book also contains a general introduction which sets forth Professor Allen's distinctive and now widely accepted interpretation of the development of Greek philosophy and science, along with selective bibliography, and lists of suggested readings.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-442) and index.

About the Author

Reginald E. Allen is professor of classics and philosophy at Northwestern University. He is the author of Plato's Parmenides: Translation and Analysis, Socrates and Legal Obligation, and Plato's Symposium.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION

INTRODUCTION

PRESOCRATIC PHILOSOPHY

TRANSLATED BY G. S. KIRK AND J. E. RAVEN

I. The Sources

II. The Milesians

III. Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism

IV. Heraclitus

V. The Eleatics

VI. The Pluralists

PLATO

VII. Euthyphro

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

VIII. Apology

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

IX. Crito

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

X. Meno

TRANSLATED BY W. K. C. GUTHRIE

XI. The Speech of Socrates in the Symposium (in part)

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

XII. Phaedo (in part)

TRANSLATED BY R. HACKFORTH

XIII. Republic (in part)

TRANSLATED BY F. M. CORNFORD

XIV. Phaedrus (in part)

TRANSLATED BY R. HACKFORTH

XV. Parmenides (in part)

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

XVI. Timaeus (in part)

TRANSLATED BY F. M. CORNFORD

ARISTOTLE

XVII. Categories (in part)

TRANSLATED BY R. E. ALLEN

XVIII. On the Soul (in part)

TRANSLATED BY W. S. HETT

XIX. Metaphysics (in part)

TRANSLATED BY HUGH TREDENNICK

XX. Nicomachean Ethics (in part)

TRANSLATED BY H. RACKHAM

XXI. Politics (in part)

TRANSLATED BY H. RACKHAM

XXII. Physics (in part)

TRANSLATED BY F. M. CORNFORD AND P. WICKSTEED

SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780029004951
Author:
Allen, Reginald E
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
Allen, Reginald E.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
General Philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Readings in the history of philosophy
Series Volume:
no. 32
Publication Date:
19911014
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
446
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 12.915 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Widely praised for its accessibility and its concentration on the metaphysical issues that are most central to the history of Greek philosophy, Greek Philosophy: Thales to Aristotle offers a valuable introduction to the works of the Presocratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

For the Third Edition, Professor Allen has provided new translations of Socrates' speech in the Symposium and of the first five chapters of Aristotle's Categories, as well as new selections bearing on Aristotle's Theory of Infinity, Continuity, and Discreteness. The book also contains a general introduction which sets forth Professor Allen's distinctive and now widely accepted interpretation of the development of Greek philosophy and science, along with selective bibliography, and lists of suggested readings.

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