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Title:
Introduction to Greek philosophy
Author:
Roochnik, David.
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Edition:
Library edition.
Publication Information:
Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
12 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guides.
Summary:
Professor Roochnik delivers lectures on ancient Greek philosophy, beginning with the work of Thales of Miletus and ending with the achievements of Aristotle. He examines the influence of the Greeks on modern Western philosophy, as well as the philosophical value of their work.
General Note:
Compact discs.

Each of the two containers contains six compact discs (2 lectures per disc) and 1 course guide.

Teaching Co.: 4475--4476.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. I: A dialectical approach to Greek philosophy -- From myth to philosophy: Hesiod and Thales -- The Milesians and the quest for being -- The great intrusion: Heraclitus -- Parmenides: the champion of being -- Reconciling Heraclitus and Parmenides -- The Sophists: Protagoras, the first "humanist" -- Socrates -- An introduction to Plato's dialogues -- Plato versus the Sophists, I -- Plato versus the Sophists, II -- Plato's forms, I -- Pt. II. Plato's forms, II -- Plato versus the Presocratics -- The republic: the political implications of the forms -- Final reflections on Plato -- Aristotle: "The" philosopher -- Aristotle's Physics: what is nature? -- Aristotle's Physics: the four causes -- Why plants have souls -- Aristotle's hierarchical cosmos -- Aristotle's teleological Politics -- Aristotle's teleological Ethics -- The philosophical life.
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ISBN:
9781565853522
Format :
Audiobook on CD