A History of Greek Philosophy: Volume 3, The Fifth Century Enlightenment, Part 2, Socrates
Fifth Century Enlightenment v. 3
By (author) William Keith Chambers Guthrie
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History of Greek Philosophy: Volume 3, The Fifth Century Enlightenment, Part 2, Socrates by William Keith Chambers Guthrie
Book DescriptionThe 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 the two parts is available as a paperback with the text, bibliography and indexes amended where necessary so that each part is self-contained. Socrates dominated the controversies of this period, as he has dominated the subsequent history of western philosophy. He was the first to identify and grapple with some of the most intractable and persistent logical and philosophical problems; but he was also and has remained a highly controversial figure because of his extraordinary personal qualities and his remarkable career. Professor Guthrie offers a balanced and comprehensive picture of the man, his life, and his thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521096676
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Oct-1971
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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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.
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