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Description - Philosophy Before Socrates by Richard D. McKirahan

A new introduction and sourcebook in presocratic philosophy, Philosophy Before Socrates provides a wide survey, informed by the most recent scholarship, of Greek science, metaphysics, and moral and political philosophy, from their roots in myth to the philosophers and sophists of the fifth century. A comprehensive selection of fragments and testimonia, newly translated by the author, is presented in the context of a thorough and accessible discussion. An introductory chapter deals with the sources of presocratic and sophistic texts and the special problems of interpretation they present.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872201750
ISBN-10: 0872201759
Format: Paperback
(150mm x 230mm x 25mm)
Pages: 436
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard D. McKirahan

Richard D McKirahan is Edwin Clarence Norton Professor of Classics and Professor of Philosophy at Pomona College.

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