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Infinity in the Presocratics

Leo Sweeney

Infinity in the Presocratics

a bibliographical and philosophical study.

by Leo Sweeney

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Published by Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infinite.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [185]-205.

    StatementForeword by Joseph Owens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB187.I5 S94
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5369334M
    ISBN 109024711703
    LC Control Number72350613

    Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks (German: Philosophie im tragischen Zeitalter der Griechen) is an incomplete book by Friedrich Nietzsche. He had a clean copy made from his notes with the intention of publication. The notes were written around In it he discussed five Greek philosophers from the sixth and fifth centuries : Friedrich Nietzsche. "Curd and McKirahan's A Presocratics Reader is by far the best sourcebook for the Presocratics I've ever used in forty years of teaching ancient philosophy. Pieces I used to have to translate myself, such as the Dissoi Logoi, and Gorgias' Encomium of Helen, are included in the text, in much more skilled enlarged 2nd edition made a good book better.".


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It had confronted Greek philosophical speculation from earliest times. It appeared in the definition of the divine attributed to Thales in Diogenes Laertius (I, 36)Brand: Springer Netherlands.

Divine Infinity in Greek and Medieval Thought deals with Hellenic and Hellenistic philosophers such at the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, and Proclus, as well as with Eastern Church fathers such as Gregory of Nyssa and John Damascene.

The book also draws on the works of Augustine and such medieval authors as Peter Lombard, Richard Fishacre, Bonaventure, and Aquinas.5/5(2). Throughout the long centuries of western metaphysics the problem of the infinite has kept surfacing in different but important ways.

It had confronted Greek philosophical speculation from earliest tim. Infinity in the Presocratics: Science Logic and Mathematics. Gurtler – – Ancient Philosophy 30 1: Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book presents a picture of these developments, using, wherever possible, translations of the surviving prezocratics of the Presocratics as a foundation for the discussion.

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Angela Hobbs. Angela Hobbs is Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. She is the author of the Ladybird Expert Book on Plato's Republic,a wonderful introduction to the world of Plato for teenagers (or adults) as well as Plato and the Hero.

Read "Infinity in the Presocratics A Bibliographical and Philosophical Study" by L. Sweeney available from Rakuten Kobo. Throughout the long Infinity in the Presocratics book of western metaphysics the problem of the infinite has kept surfacing in different but imp Brand: Springer Netherlands.

This book was a joy to read and helped expand my understanding of philosophy as a whole. Infinity in the Presocratics: Translations of the surviving fragments of Presocratic writings serve as a foundation from which the discussion proceeds.

Chran rated it really liked it ;resocrat Canavan rated it liked it. In general, the Kirk half of K&R had more value than the Raven half -- but old' Schofield ruined both halves.

On the Presocratics, one simply has to study Cherniss' book, Aristotle's Criticism of Presocratic Philosophy (which is quite difficult), and then study the relevant papers of William Arthur Heidel (Heidel, /5.

A book conducted through the eyes of Eric Gorvin, exploring the Infinity in the Presocratics book of Infinity. Designed elegantly and organized in a loose coffee-table-esk-fashion—The Infinity Book.

I think the best way into Infinity in the Presocratics book presocratics is to just read the presocratics, in an edition that provides some notes and context.

To that end I recommend the Hackett Presocratics Reader, which is what I usually see used in Infinity in the Presocratics book. The introduction is informative and accessible, as are the introductions to the individual guys, and the.

In the Beginning Was the Apeiron: Infinity in Greek Philosophy. Adam Drozdek - - Steiner. In the Beginning Was the Apeiron: Infinity in the : Jason W. Carter. Infinity in the Presocratics: a Bibliographical and Philosophical Study. [Leo Sweeney] -- Throughout the long centuries of western metaphysics the problem of the infinite.

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In summarizing current scholarly literature on Parmenides, one could write the same word as used previously to describe the state of Pythagorean studies: “controversy.” In the Dutch scholar, J.

Loenen, admitted that “almost everything is still problematic.” He listed as problems the third way (e.g., whether this is directed against. The views of the ancient Greek pre-Socratic philosophers from Ionia opened new paths for the study of nature using human logic.

Starting from the worship of the Earth as a goddess, they proceeded. Edward Hussey, The Presocratics – PhilPapers. The best chapters were those discussing Heraclitus and Parmenides, most likely a reflection of Something between a survey and a detailed study, though presocrratics to the former, this book made for some nice reading during a recent camping trip.

Connor Kosnik rated it really liked it. Anaximenes postulated that it was rather air that was the prime source of matter and he explained the entire constitution of the natural world by how air was condensed and dispersed in physical space.

Heraclitus on the other hand symbolically stated that fire was the Arche, as for Heraclitus “everything was exchanged for fire and fire for everything”, he used fire as a symbol to emphasize. Widely praised for its accessibility and its concentration on the metaphysical issues that are most central to the history of Greek philosophy, Greek Philosophy: Thales to Aristotle offers a valuable introduction to the works of the Presocratics, Plato, and Aristotle.

For the Third Edition, Professor Allen has provided new translations of Socrates' speech in the Symposium and of the first five. A translation of Parmenides’ Peri Phuseos from my book Return from Transcendence: Parmenides, Plato and Mortal Philosophy. London: Continuum, “Derrida, Textuality, and Sacrifice.” Southwest Philosophical Studies 29 (): “Initiation into the Mysteries: Experience of the Irrational in Plato.” Mouseion III.6 (): Best books on the history of presocratic philosophy.

Book List. There is only so much that you can learn using free online resources. This section features books that may be useful if you’re looking to learn more about the Presocratics. This list was created using the books featured in the course syllabi and forum recommendations above. THE PRESOCRATICS: BEING, NOT-BEING AND BECOMING, a lecture by Ricardo Nirenberg.

Fallthe University at Albany, Project Renaissance. In today's lecture we leave myth, we leave story-telling, and deal for the first time with philosophy, with abstract thought.

This book is a translation from the French of a history of atomic thought and theory, from ancient Greece to the present day. Pullman grounds his coverage of scientific theory always in the religious and philosophical context of the times, covering the whole period of Western civilization, including in passing the major scientific philosophies.

Karl Popper, Back to the Presocratics Harvard University physicist and historian of Science, Gerald Holton, coined the term “Ionian Enchantment”, an expression that links the idea back in the 6th c- tury B. to the ancient Ionians along the eastern Aegean coast, while capturing its fascination.

Description: The book is a historical investigation of the problem of infinity in Greek ontology and physics more specifically, the problem of the infinite size of the world and of its eternal existence, the problem of the infinity of worlds, of infinite divisibility of matter.

Starting around B.C., however, the Greek Presocratics began to study infinity more thoroughly. The Greek Concept of Infinity Anaximander ( - B.C.) introduced the concept of Apeiron, an infinite and infinitely divisible primordial form of matter that is the origin of all finite things: " Infinity.

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Salma asked: In what way can the study of philosophy in the pre-Socratic thinkers illuminate the nature of philosophy. Answer by Craig Skinner Here are three ways in which philosophy was, and still is, greatly influenced by the Presocratics.

They were the original naturalistic philosophers. They exemplified the two sides in the debate. Pre-Socratic philosophy is ancient Greek philosophy before Socrates and schools contemporary to Socrates that were not influenced by him.

In Classical antiquity, the pre-Socratic philosophers were called physiologoi (Greek: φυσιολόγοι; in English, physical or natural philosophers). Their inquiries spanned the workings of the natural world as well as human society, ethics, and. In this book, Bobbio, who himself played an outstanding role in the development of Italian civic culture, follows each of the major ideologies, explaining how they developed, describing the key actors, and considering the legacies they left to political culture.

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Vesey, ed. The Philosophy. The Pre-Socratics are variously credited with inventing some of the individual sciences, and with inventing scientific method itself (see the book by the physicist, Carlo Rovelli, titled, THE FIRST SCIENTIST: ANAXIMANDER AND HIS LEGACY) “The Greek.

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