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Antiphon the Sophist

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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Complete edition, including a translation, of all the evidence for this philosophical contemporary of Socrates.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521651615
Author:
Pendrick, Gerard J. (edt)
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Translator:
Pendrick, Gerard J.
Editor:
Pendrick, Jerry
Editor:
Pendrick, Gerard J.
Author:
Tarrant, R. J.
Author:
Antiphon
Author:
Powell, Jonathan
Author:
Sedley, D. N.
Author:
Reeve, Michael
Author:
Pendrick, Gerard J.
Author:
Hopkinson, Neil
Author:
Diggle, J.
Author:
Tarrant, Richard
Author:
Reeve, M. D.
Author:
Sedley, David
Author:
Hopkinson, N.
Author:
Diggle, James
Author:
Powell, J. G. F.
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Sophists
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Antiphon
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series:
Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries
Series Volume:
20, 3/439
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
472
Dimensions:
8.74x5.82x1.15 in. 1.72 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , Complete edition, including a translation, of all the evidence for this philosophical contemporary of Socrates.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-457) and indexes.
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