Retrieving the Ancients: An Introduction to Greek Philosophy
June 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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Retrieving the Ancients tells the story of the first philosophers in the West.
- A clear and engaging introduction to ancient Greek philosophy.
- Tells the story of the first philosophers in the West, from Thales to Aristotle.
- Has a strong sense of narrative drive.
- Treats the history of ancient Greek philosophy dialectically, as a conversation in which each thinker responds to and moves beyond his predecessors.
- Argues that the works of the ancients are as valuable today as ever.