Method in Ancient Philosophy
Edited by Jyl Gentzler
Normal Price: $99.95
Your Price: $89.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $10.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.50 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Method in Ancient Philosophy by Jyl Gentzler
Book DescriptionMethod in Ancient Philosophy brings together fifteen new, specially written essays by leading scholars on a broad subject of central importance. It is characteristic of human beings that they direct their activities by reasoning, but methods of reasoning, even towards the same ends, vary. Self-conscious reflection on the methods of reasoning marks the beginning of philosophy in the West; and the views of the ancient Greeks have had considerable influence upon our own assumptions about the demarcations between different kinds of enquiry and the sorts of methods that are appropriate for them. For this reason, examination of how the ancients reasoned, and how they thought about methods of reasoning, helps us to see how they came to hold the views they did, and how we have come to think as we do. Most of the essays focus on Socrates, Plato, or Aristotle, but earlier and later ancient philosophy is brought into the picture by essays on Eleatic and Epicurean thought.
Buy Method in Ancient Philosophy book by Jyl Gentzler from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199244980
(157mm x 235mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jyl Gentzler
Method in Ancient Philosophy, Hardback (January 1998)» View all books by Jyl Gentzler
Self-conscious reflection on the methods of reasoning marks the beginning of philosophy in the West, according to the authors of this study, which focuses on the works of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. It considers ancient Greek philosophic thought, and theories about methods of reasoning.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Method in Ancient Philosophy book by Jyl Gentzler and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jyl Gentzler
Jyl Gentzler is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Amherst College, Massachusetts.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687