A Companion to Ancient Philosophy

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A Companion to Ancient Philosophy

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A Companion to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensiveand current overview of the history of ancient Greek and Romanphilosophy from its origins until late antiquity.

  • Comprises an extensive collection of original essays, featuringcontributions from both rising stars and senior scholars of ancientphilosophy
  • Integrates analytic and continental traditions
  • Explores the development of various disciplines, such asmathematics, logic, grammar, physics, and medicine, in relation toancient philosophy
  • Includes an illuminating introduction, bibliography,chronology, maps and an index

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A Companion to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensiveand current overview of the history of ancient Greek and Romanphilosophy from its origins until late antiquity.

This volume of newly contributed papers is distinctive inincluding contributions from both rising stars and senior scholars,and in integrating what were until recently characterized as twoconflicting traditions, analytic and continental. The papers treatcentral topics in ancient philosophy, such as the problem ofsources or the practice of ancient philosophical commentary, andalso explore the development of various disciplines, includingmathematics, logic, grammar, physics, and medicine, in theirrelation to ancient philosophy. Each paper informs the reader ofthe current state of debate concerning its topic, and pushes thedialogue further by expressing the views of its author.

The volume features a lively introduction, bibliographies,chronology, maps, and two indexes, making this book an excellentresource for students and scholars alike. Non-specialists will findthis Companion accessible and rewarding, while specialists will beinspired to revisit controversial questions anew.

About the Author:

Mary Louise Gill is Professor of Philosophy and Classics atBrown University. She is the author of Aristotle on Substance:The Paradox of Unity (1989), Unity, Identity, andExplanation in Aristotle's Metaphysics (co-edited withTheodore Scaltsas and David Charles, 1994), Self-Motion: FromAristotle to Newton (co-edited with James G. Lennox, 1994), andPlato: Parmenides (with Paul Ryan, 1996).

Pierre Pellegrin is Director of Research at the CentreNational de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. His authored worksinclude Aristotle's Classification of Animals (1986), andAristote: Le Philosophe et les Savoirs (2002).

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