Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 May 1999

442 Pages


ISBN: 9780192892539

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Classical Philosophy

Edited by Terence Irwin

Oxford Readers

  • Thematic rather than chronological structure, which means focus is on philosophical problems and ideas, rather than historical circumstances
  • Covers natural philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, the soul, free will, moral philosophy, political philosophy, and religious belief
  • Extensive commentary sets extracts in context, and directs readers to philosophical significance
  • New translations of ancient texts
  • Includes occasional brief extracts from modern philosophers commenting on Greek philosophers expanding specific philosophical problems

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