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Description - The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy by Christopher Shields

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensive treatment of the principal figures and movements of philosophy from its origins before Socrates, through the towering achievements of Plato and Aristotle, and into its final developments in late antiquity. Authored by a cast of distinguished philosophers, this collection offers in-depth, accessible essays on the Presocratics, the Sophistic Movement, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the principal Hellenistic schools - Epicureanism, Academic Skepticism, and Stoicism - and, finally, the often neglected Neoplatonists.Featuring a comprehensive bibliography of primary and secondary recommended works for each of its topics, this book is an indispensable resource for the study of ancient philosophy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631222156
ISBN-10: 0631222154
Format: Paperback
(243mm x 171mm x 19mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Shields

Christopher Shields is Professor of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is author of Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle (1999).

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