Download e-book for iPad: A History of Greek Philosophy: Volume 3, The Fifth Century by W. K. C. Guthrie

By W. K. C. Guthrie

ISBN-10: 0521096669

ISBN-13: 9780521096669

The 3rd quantity of Professor Guthrie's nice historical past of Greek inspiration, entitled The Fifth-Century Enlightenment, bargains in components with the Sophists and Socrates, the foremost figures within the dramatic and basic shift of philosophical curiosity from the actual universe to guy. every one of those elements is now on hand as a paperback with the textual content, bibliography and indexes amended the place worthwhile in order that each one half is self-contained. The Sophists assesses the contribution of people like Protagoras, Gorgias and Hippias to the intense highbrow and ethical fermant in fifth-century Athens. They puzzled the bases of morality, faith and arranged society itself and the character of data and language; they initiated a complete sequence of vital and carrying on with debates, they usually provoked Socrates and Plato to a big restatement and defence of conventional values.

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