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Hellenistic Philosophy : Hackett Classics - Brad Inwood

Hellenistic Philosophy

Hackett Classics

By: Brad Inwood (Editor), Lloyd P. Gerson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1997
ISBN: 9780872203785
Number Of Pages: 438

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This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy--including nearly 100 pages of additional materia--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence. Inwood and Gerson maintain the standard of consistency and accuracy that distinguished their translations in the first edition, while regrouping some material into larger, more thematically connected passages. This edition is further enhanced by a new, more spacious page design.

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The selections are well chosen, the translation accurate and very readable, and the glossary and indices quite helpful. . . . it is to be recommended for it is the best available. --Peter Preuss, Canadian Philosophical Review Inwood/Gerson furnish a collection ideal for the classroom. --Steven J. Willett, Syllecta Classica

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Epicureanismp. 3
The Ancient Biography of Epicurusp. 3
The Extant Lettersp. 5
Ancient Collections of Maximsp. 32
Doxographical Reportsp. 40
The Testimony of Cicerop. 45
The Testimony of Lucretiusp. 63
The Polemic of Plutarchp. 65
Short Fragments and Testimonia from Known Worksp. 72
Short Fragments and Testimonia from Uncertain Worksp. 81
Logic and Epistemologyp. 81
Physics and Theologyp. 85
Ethicsp. 95
Stoicismp. 103
Lives of the Stoicsp. 103
On Philosophyp. 110
Logic and Theory of Knowledgep. 111
Physicsp. 132
On Fatep. 179
Ethicsp. 190
Scepticismp. 261
Academic Scepticism: Arcesilaus and Carneadesp. 261
Pyrrhonian Scepticismp. 285
Pyrrhop. 285
Timonp. 297
Aenesidemusp. 300
Later Pyrrhonism: Sextus Empiricusp. 302
General Principlesp. 302
The Modesp. 325
Logicp. 341
Physicsp. 362
Ethicsp. 387
Glossaryp. 399
Philosophers and Philosophical Sourcesp. 407
Index of Passages Translatedp. 411
Indexp. 419
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ISBN: 9780872203785
ISBN-10: 0872203786
Series: Hackett Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 438
Published: 1st December 1997
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised