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Antiphon the Sophistby Gerard J. (edt) Pendrick
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The ancient Greek philosopher Antiphon was a contemporary of Socrates who lived in the fifth century BCE Athens. Antiphon wrote several major works, which have survived only in very fragmentary form. All that is known about these works as well as about Antiphon is included in this study. The material is translated, and its significance assessed in a detailed commentary that addresses the numerous problems raised by the fragmentary material. Antiphon's contribution to the wider history of ideas is addressed in conclusion.
The sophist Antiphon lived in Athens in the fifth century BCE, where he was a contemporary of Socrates. He wrote several major works, which have survived only in very fragmentary form. This is a complete edition, with translation, of all the evidence both for these works and for Antiphon himself.
Complete edition, including a translation, of all the evidence for this philosophical contemporary of Socrates.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-457) and indexes.
About the Author
Gerard J. Pendrick is Lecturer in Latin in the Department of Foreign Languages at Spelman College, Atlanta. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and has taught both there and at colleges and universities in Georgia. He is the author of a number of articles published in learned journals.
Table of Contents
Conspectus siglorum et symbolorum; Introduction; Texts and translations; Commentary.
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