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Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Blackson – – Wiley-Blackwell. It was then that a series of thinkers, usually known as “the Presocratic philosophers”, created ways of looking at the world that were fundamentally new. The book is, notwithstanding certain weaknesses, an important survey, highly recommended.
Nov 22, Connor Kosnik rated it really liked it. Sign up here to receive your FREE preesocratics. 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.
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Preview — The Presocratics by Edward Hussey. Bristol Classical Press Series: In terms of this idea they and their successors tried to account for the observed structure of the physical world. And hhe chapter contained clear reminders of how non-obvious are the notions about reality taken for granted since Plato. Persocratics Presocratics by Edward Hussey. Arvid rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Aug 15, Canavan rated it liked it.
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.
Lawrence rated it really liked it Aug 20, The origins both of modern science and modern philosophy lie in Greek civilization of the 5th presocraticz 6th centuries B. Philip Ellis Wheelwright – – New York: Nick rated it really liked it May 08, Open Preview See a Problem?
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