Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy: An Introduction by Stephen Clark

By Stephen Clark

even though the Greeks have been chargeable for the 1st systematic philosophy of which now we have any list, they weren't on my own within the Mediterranean international and have been satisfied to attract concept from different traditions; traditions which are now mostly overlooked through philosophers and students. This ebook tells the tale of 'Greek Philosophy', paying due cognizance to its old context and the contributions made via Egyptians, Hebrews, Persians or even barbarians from northern Europe. Stephen Clark presents a story historical past of the philosophical traditions that took form over numerous centuries within the Mediterranean international and gives a complete survey of this significant interval within the heritage of philosophy.

The e-book encompasses a thorough ancient and philosophical evaluation of the entire key thinkers, occasions and ideas that characterised the interval and explores intimately important issues equivalent to the competition of gods and giants, the distinction among the truth and visual appeal, and the assumption of the thinker. excellent for undergraduate scholars, this concise and obtainable publication presents a complete advisor to a desirable interval within the historical past of philosophy.

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