Ancient Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

From 600 BCE to 500 CE

Book - 2011
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Even before the spread of Christianity throughout Europe, individuals began to demand a systematic way to view the worlda way to substitute order for chaos. Supplanting mythical explanations with those based on observation, early Greeks and some of their contemporaries sought to comprehend worldly phenomena in terms of more universal truths. This book introduces readers to the figures instrumental in implementing this refined way of thinking, including Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. It also examines the effect of these thinkers on the major religions of the time, namely, Judaism and Christianity.
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781615301416
1615301410
Characteristics: 211 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Duignan, Brian

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Jan 15, 2014

Much of what I'm interested in are in this book. A good read if you're into history and philosophy.

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