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Something between a survey and a detailed study, though closer to the former, this book made for some nice reading during a recent camping trip.

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The Presocratic search for a universal material key — water, air, etc. Whatever the case, both of these chapters were able to convey a subtlety of thought belonging to these thinkers that was not apparent in the summary treatments I’ve read by Copleston and Russell. Jason rated it really liked it Dec 17, The Presocratics by Edward Hussey.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Be the first to discover new talent! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book presocrativs believe to be most worthy of your preesocratics and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Lawrence rated it really liked it Aug 20, This book presents a picture of these developments, using, wherever possible, translations of the surviving fragments of the Presocratics as a foundation for the discussion.


Alun Salt rated it liked it Mar 13, Joseph Dillstrom rated it it was amazing Mar 27, The origins both of modern science and modern philosophy lie in Greek civilization of the 5th and 6th centuries B.

Recommended for anyone with an interest in presocratocs history of thought. In the middle of social and political changes, and exposed to intellectual influences from the Near East as well as to traditional Greek ideas, the first Presocratics, Thales and Anaximander of Miletus, had a vision of a universe governed by absolute and impartial law.

Plotinus and the Presocratics. In terms of this idea they and their successors tried to account for the observed structure of the physical world. Want to Read saving…. Nick rated it really liked it May 08, Added to PP index Total downloads 35of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Sep 01, Tom rated it really liked it. Ian rated it liked it Jul 28, Translations of the surviving prseocratics of Presocratic writings serve as a foundation from which the discussion proceeds.

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Magic Cactus rated it really liked it Jan 22, The best chapters were those discussing Heraclitus and Parmenides, most likely a reflection of how much in the way of fragments from their work exist.


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Leo Sweeney – – The Hague: This book was very interesting at not only drawing out the important figures of Presocratic thought and their contributions but also contrasting their work, in order to establish the gaps in theoretical explanations that were left regarding subjects such as cosmogony, cosmology, and others.

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Open Preview See a Problem? A Bibliographical and Philosophical Study. Tijmen Lansdaal rated it liked it Jul 15, Graham – hussy Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Also included are maps, notes, and an index of names and terms.