Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, Volume I

Paperback | January 3, 2010

byForrest E. Baird

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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers.

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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. Esteemed for providing...

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Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers. First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision ofPhilosophic Classics,Pearson Educ...

Forrest Baird has taught at Whitworth since 1978. In addition to teaching a variety of courses in philosophy, most summers he teaches for Fuller Theological Seminary in extension programs throughout the West. Dr. Baird has a B.A. from Westmont, an M.Div. From Fuller, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Claremont Graduate Universit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 7 × 1.25 inPublished:January 3, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205783856

ISBN - 13:9780205783854

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Table of Contents

BEFORE SOCRATES

The Milesians.

Thales
Anaximander
Anaximenes

Three Solitary Figures

Pythagoras
Xenophanes
Heraclitus

The Monists

Parmenides
Zeno of Elea

The Pluralists.

Empedocles
Anaxagoras
Democritus (and Leucippus)

Three Sophists.

Protagoras
Gorgias
Critias

Epilogue I: Two Views of Athens
Thucydides

PericlesFuneral Oration
The Melian Conference

Epilogue II: Aspasia
PLATO

Euthyphro
Apology
Crito
Phaedo
Meno
Symposium
Republic 
Parmenides
Theaetetus  
Timaeus
Laws

ARISTOTLE

Categories
On Interpretation
Posterior Analytics
Physics
Metaphysics
On the Soul
Nichomachean Ethics
Politics
Poestics

HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PHILOSOPHY

Epicurus.

Letter to Herodotus
Letter to Menoeceus
Principal Doctrines

Lucretius.

On the Nature of Universe

The Early Stoa: Zeno of Citium and Cleanthes

Zeno of Citium
Cleanthes, Hymn to Zeus

Epictetus

Handbook (Encheiridion )

Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

Pyrrho and Sextus Empiricus

Outlines of Pyrrhonism 

Plotinus

Enneads