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Published: 22 April 2004

168 Pages | numerous halftones and text boxes


ISBN: 9780192840943

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Presocratic Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Catherine Osborne

Very Short Introductions

  • A colourful and authoritative introduction to presocratic philosophy
  • Uses as a starting point, the recent findings of the ancient papyrus fragment carrying a poem by the Greek magician and philosopher Empedocles
  • Discusses early Greek philosophy thematically rather than chronologically
  • There is no other book on the subject at this level and price