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Greek Philosophical Terms A Historical Lexicon by F. E. Peters

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Published by New York University Press .
Written in English


  • Ancient Greek & Roman philosophy,
  • General,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Foreign Language Study / Ancient Languages,
  • Philosophy

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Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL8045691M
ISBN 100814765521
ISBN 109780814765524

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Review: February A very useful resource with one small flaw This book is of tremendous use to anyone interested in Greek Philosophy. It is a dictionary that also gives (in a rather abbreviated form, naturally) the history of the usage of a given philosophical term/5(22). Combining the convenience of a dictionary with the depth of a history of philosophy, this new reference book fills a great need and should prove exceedingly useful to all students and scholars in classics, philosophy, theology and linguistics. The book defines and translates key terms used by pre-Christian philosophers up to the time of Proclus, with special references to the writings of the /5(2). Entries are arranged in dictionary style, but a knowledge of Greek is not necessary to use the book, since an English-Greek index provides the reader with Greek equivalents of English terms, with cross-reference to . Get this from a library! Greek philosophical terms; a historical lexicon. [F E Peters] -- Combining the convenience of a dictionary with the depth of a history of philosophy, this new reference book fills a great need and should prove exceedingly useful to all students and scholars in.

It should therefore should be possible to teach the essential, experiential meaning of Greek philosophy by suppling key definitions, and de-emphasizing doctrine. Let us then test the conjecture in the following pages, which treat of ten leading Greek philosophical terms. References Hadot, Pierre. What Is Ancient Philosophy? (Michael Chase, trans.).File Size: KB. GLOSSARY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS z absolutism The view that there are some types of action that are strictly prohibited by morality, no matter what the specific facts are in a particular case. Some have held, for example, that the inten-tional torturing or killing of an innocent person isFile Size: KB. Peters F, Greek Philosophical Terms, A Historical Lexicon, New York University Press An invaluable book; not only for succinct explanations of various common terms but also for varied references to show how they are used in ways not the same by Aristotle and Plato or Proclus/5(10). The book begins with the Milesians in Asia Minor before moving over to the developments in the western Greek world, then focusing on Socrates, Plato and Aristotle in Athens, finishing with the Hellenistic schools and their arrival in Rome, where the main ideas are set out in the Latin poetry of Lucretius and the prose of book eschews.

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. GREEK PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS: A HISTORICAL LEXICON By F. E. Peters - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. : Greek Philosophical Terms () by Peters, Francis E. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(21).   Greek philosophical terms: a historical lexicon by Peters, F. E. (Francis E.) Publication date Topics Greek language -- Terms and phrases, Philosophy -- Terminology, Philosophy, Ancient Publisher New York: New York University Press Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.