Aristotle, Plato and Pythagoreanism in the First Century BC by Malcolm Schofield

By Malcolm Schofield

This ebook offers an up to date review of the most new instructions taken through old philosophy within the first century BC, a interval within which the dominance exercised within the Hellenistic age by way of Stoicism, Epicureanism and educational Scepticism gave technique to a extra different and experimental philosophical scene. Its improvement has been less good understood, yet right here a powerful foreign workforce of top students of the topic reconstruct key gains of the replaced setting. They research afresh the proof for many of the principal Greek thinkers of the interval, in addition to illuminating Cicero's engagement with Plato either as translator and in his personal philosophising. The depth of renewed examine of Aristotle's different types and Plato's Timaeus is an extremely awesome end result in their discussions. the amount might be necessary for students and scholars drawn to the heritage of Platonism and Aristotelianism.

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