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Ancient Philosophy: The Fundamentals

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Ancient Philosophy: The Fundamentals

Daniel Graham

ISBN: 978-1-119-11015-6 February 2020 Wiley-Blackwell

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1 Introduction 1

1.1 From Mythology to Philosophy

1.2 History and Philosophy

2 The Presocratics 10

2.1 The Birth of the Gods

2.2 A New Way of Understanding

2.3 Theories of Matter

2.4 Parmenides’ Criticisms of Natural Philosophy

2.5 After Parmenides

2.6 Sophistic

2.7 Conclusion

3 Socrates 41

3.1 The Socratic Problem

3.2 Socratic Paradoxes

3.3 The Elenchus

3.4 Intellectualism

3.5 Living Virtuously

3.6 Logic Therapy

3.7 Conclusion

4 Plato 64

4.1 Life and Work

4.2 The Soul

4.3 The Transcendent Forms

4.4 The Forms and the Soul

4.5 The Republic

4.6 The Theory of Forms and Its Problems

4.7 Conclusion

5 Aristotle 93 5.1 Life and Works

5.2 Basic Ontology

5.3 Logic, Science, Knowledge

5.4 Nature, Change, and Explanation

5.5 Psychology

5.6 Metaphysics

5.7 Ethics

5.8 Conclusion

6 Hellenistic Philosophy 139

6.1 Epicureanism

6.2 Stoicism

6.3 Skepticism

7 Plotinus and Neoplatonism 172

7.1 Plotinus

7.2 The Hierarchy of Being

7.3 Souls

7.4 Ethics

7.5 Influence

8 Augustine and Christian Philosophy 183

8.1 Early Christian Thought

8.2 Augustine