A history of Greek philosophy

by William Keith Chambers Guthrie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
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Statementby W. K. C. Guthrie. v. 6, Aristotle - an encounter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,456p. ;
Number of Pages456
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Open LibraryOL21502281M
ISBN 100521387604

The third volume of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek thought, entitled The Fifth-Century Enlightenment, deals in two parts with the Sophists and Socrates, the key figures in the dramatic and fundamental shift of philosophical interest from the physical universe to man. Each of these parts is now available as a paperback with the text, bibliography and indexes amended where necessary 5/5(1). The A History of Greek Philosophy book series by W.K.C. Guthrie & Jean-Pierre Cottereau includes books A History of Greek Philosophy 1: The Earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans, A History of Greek Philosophy 2: The Presocratic Tradition from Parmenides to Democritus, A History of Greek Philosophy 3: The Fifth-Century Enlightenment, and several more. Online Christian Library - Virtual Theological Resources.   History of Greek philosophy () by B. A. G. Fuller, PDF book Excerpt from the author's introduction: To add another to the numerous histories of Greek Philosophy available in English may seem uncalled for and imprudent, if not downright impertinent.

History of Greek philosophy. Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Guthrie, W.K.C. (William Keith Chambers), History of Greek philosophy. Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / . An erudite, entertaining, anarchistic history of Greek philosophy with a difference. It combines accurate but entertaining accounts of the Greek philosophers who shaped our world view, with the views of some of the author's friends. the great Greek statesman Pericles sagely predicted, “Future ages will wonder at us, as the present age wonders at us now.” *** For a comprehensive, yet readable, work on Greek philosophy, see W.K.C. Guthrie’s authoritative The History of Greek Philosophy,six volumes. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, –). W.T. Jones, The. Buy a cheap copy of A History of Greek Philosophy 3: The book by W.K.C. Guthrie. All volumes of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek philosophy have won their due acclaim. The most striking merits of Guthrie's work are his mastery of a Free shipping over $

Every single Greek myth is in this book, is that right? As far as I know, every single myth and every single variation, every single little nugget of Greek myth that isn’t necessarily even complete, is in there. This is my Greek myth bible. Robert Graves was the most amazing ancient history scholar and a marvellous writer as well.

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W. Guthrie's incredible series "A History of Greek Philosophy" begins here with Volume I: "The Earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans". Originally published inthis volume, and the series continues to be reprinted today, and for good reason.

Professor Guthrie manages to make the entire subject very readable and very by:   History of Greek Philosophy is an immense work in two volumes about ancient Greek (Philosophie der Griechen) was written in German by Dr.

Zeller a professor at the University of Berlin, this is the English translation published in England in   A Review by Anthony T. Riggio of “A Short History of Greek Philosophy” by John Marshall (Originally published in ) I down loaded this book from Kindle, it was a freebie, and I always had an interest in Philosophy but never really studied it /5(49).

History of Greek Philosophy book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. This makes sense given it’s etymological origins: philo – a Greek term for love, and –sophia, a term that has had many variations in meaning through history, but always essentially denoted an aspect of wisdom, knowledge and understanding.

I’ve put together this as a guide to some of the best philosophy books. All volumes of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek philosophy have won their due acclaim.

The most striking merits of Guthrie's work are his mastery of a tremendous range of ancient literature and modern scholarship, his fairness and balance of judgement and the lucidity and precision of his English prose.

He has achieved clarity and comprehensiveness.4/5(2). The third volume of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek thought, entitled The Fifth-Century Enlightenment, deals in two parts with the Sophists and Socrates, the key figures in the dramatic and fundamental shift of philosophical interest from the physical universe to by:   A History of Philosophy, Vol.

1: Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus Paperback – March 1, by Frederick Copleston (Author) out of 5 stars 77 ratings. Book 1 of 9 in the A History of Philosophy Series.

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A Short History of Greek Philosophy by J. Marshall. Customer Book Reviews. Rated /5 based on 5 customer reviews A Short History of Greek Philosophy. A Review by Anthony T. Riggio of “A Short History of Greek Philosophy” by John Marshall (Originally published in ) I down loaded this book from Kindle, it was a freebie, and I always had an interest in Philosophy but never really studied it Cited by: 1.

Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BC and continued throughout the Hellenistic period and the period in which Greece and most Greek-inhabited lands were part of the Roman Empire.

Philosophy was used to make sense out of the world in a non-religious way. It dealt with a wide variety of subjects, including astronomy, mathematics, political philosophy, ethics. A seriously dense, yet rewarding, book about early days of Greek philosophy.

This is the first of total 6-volume "A History of Greek Philosophy" by the author. This is NOT popular reading. Plenty of scholarly ponderance, weighing the source, etc. Guthrie was full-blown classicist of the 20th century, and it shows/5. This page contains a list of the best books on Ancient Greek philosophy.

Just to be clear, there is no single best book on Ancient Greek philosophy. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about Ancient Greek philosophy.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short. A History of Greek Philosophy, Volume 4 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The fourth volume of Professor Guthrie's gre /5. A Critical History of Greek Philosophy: A Philosophy The Ancient Greek philosophers have played a pivotal role in the shaping of the western philosophical tradition.

This book surveys the seminal works and ideas of key figures in the Ancient Greek philosophical tradition from the Presocratics to the Neoplatonists.

Author: J. Marshall. A Review by Anthony T. Riggio of “A Short History of Greek Philosophy” by John Marshall (Originally published in ) I down loaded this book from Kindle, it was a freebie, and I always had an interest in Philosophy but never really studied it except for an introductory college course.

My instructor, was a worthless egotist who was one of the worst teacher I ever had and his /5. A History of Greek Philosophy 2: The Presocratic Tradition from Parmenides to Democritus, W.K.C. Guthrie All volumes of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek philosophy have won their due acclaim.

The most striking merits of Guthrie's work are his mastery of a tremendous range of ancient literature and modern scholarship, his fairness and balance of judgement and the lucidity and /5. This is the enlarged edition of a Critical History of Modern Philosophy. In this new edition Greek and Medieval Philosophies have been added.

The book also includes a critical and comparative account of the major contributions of eight modern thinkers. To this exposition the idealism of Hegel and Bradley has been introduced. Recent discussions concerning Hume, Kant, Hegel and Bradley have also Reviews: 1.

Based on lectures delivered ca.this critical history of Greek philosophy was very good, and promoted a good and basic understanding of the beginnings of philosophy, and it would seem that Greek philosophy is the beginning of all subsequent philosophy. I enjoyed reading this book and gained a lot of knowledge from it about philosophy Reviews: 9.

Probably the best book to start with is the Dialogues of Plato. These dialogues are divided into early, middle and late periods. The later dialogues can be very hard to read and deal with obscure topics.

But the earlier dialogues, especially those. The Greek Philosophers was published intwo years before its author, W. Guthrie, was elected the third Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the University of Cambridge.

It predates his monumental (and sadly unfinished) six-volume A History of Greek Philosophy by more. Introducing Greek Philosophy.

Berkeley: University of California Press. For a more recent treatment of the Greek philosophers, Wright's book presents a nice easy read. This is a good contemporary book for those wanting to learn about Greek philosophy without getting confused by the complicated parts.

Soupios, Michael A., and Panos Mourdoukoutas. Peter Adamson talks about philosophy in the Islamic World and the interplay of the philosophical tradition in the Arabic speaking world with the philosophy of ancient Greece. He explains what was original in that tradition and why he thinks that Avicenna was the most important medieval philosopher of any religious persuasion.

The History has won acclaim for the author's ability to take on a vast and challenging subject and to produce an account of it remarkable for its combination of learning with clarity of exposition.

This is a book for students of classics and Greek philosophy, and indeed for anyone interested in reading a clear account of Aristotle's thought.4/5(2). A Critical History of Greek Philosophy by Stace, W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy by Eduard Zeller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The fourth volume of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek thought deals exclusively with Plato.

Plato, however, so prolific a writer, so profoundly original in his thought, and so colossal an influence on the later history of philosophy, that it has not been possible to confine him to one volume. Volume IV therefore offers a general introduction to his life and writings, and covers the.

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Pages: In A Short History of Greek Philosophy, renowned British classicist John Marshall provides a thorough yet engaging account of the seminal philosophical movements of ancient Greece, from the Sophists to the Sceptics to the Stoics.The main purpose which I have had in view in writing this book has been to present an account of Greek philosophy which, within strict limits of brevity, shall be at once authentic and interesting--authentic, as being based on the original works themselves, and not on any secondary sources; interesting, as presenting to the ordinary English reader, in language freed as far as possible from.