By Karsten Friis Johansen
Translated through Henrik Rosenmeier, A background of historical Philosophy charts the origins and improvement of historic philosophical notion. for simple reference, the e-book is split chronologically into six major components. The sections are extra divided into philosophers and philosophical movements:
*Pre-Socratic Philosophy, together with mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides
*The nice Century of Athens, together with the Sophists and Socrates
*Plato, together with The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus
*Aristotle, together with The Physics, The Metaphysics and The Poetics
*Hellenistic Philosophy, together with the Sceptics, the Stoics, the Epicureans and Cicero
*Late Antiquity, together with Neoplatonism, Origen and St Augustine.
This complete and meticulously documented e-book is dependent to make historical philosophical notion and historic thinkers available. It contains:
*full references to basic sources
*detailed interpretations of key philosophical passages, together with surveys of earlier philosophical readings
*an evaluate of the advance of historic philosophical thought
*discussions of the relationships among philosophers and their ideas
*analyses of key philosophical options and ideologies together with ontology, epistemology, common sense, semantics, ethical and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics
*explanations of Greek philosophical terminology.