A Companion to Ancient Philosophy
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Companion to Ancient Philosophy by Mary Louise Gill
Book DescriptionA Companion to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensive and current overview of the history of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy from its origins until late antiquity.* Comprises an extensive collection of original essays, featuring contributions from both rising stars and senior scholars of ancient philosophy* Integrates analytic and continental traditions* Explores the development of various disciplines, such as mathematics, logic, grammar, physics, and medicine, in relation to ancient philosophy* Includes an illuminating introduction, bibliography, chronology, maps and an index
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631210610
(257mm x 182mm x 49mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Mary Louise Gill
Mary Louise Gill is Professor of Philosophy and Classics at Brown University. She is the author of Aristotle on Substance: The Paradox of Unity (1989), Unity, Identity, and Explanation in Aristotle's Metaphysics (co-edited with Theodore Scaltsas and David Charles, 1994), Self-Motion: From Aristotle to Newton (co-edited with James G. Lennox, 1994), and Plato: Parmenides (with Paul Ryan, 1996). Pierre Pellegrin is Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. His authored works include Aristotle's Classification of Animals (1986), and Aristote: Le Philosophe et les Savoirs (2002).
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