By David Sider, Dirk Obbink
This quantity includes the lawsuits of a convention at the Presocratic philosophers Pythagoras and Heraclitus. Investigated by way of a workforce of foreign students are key difficulties in doxography, Pythagorean groups, trademarks, concord, psychology, flux, quantity thought, ethics, and theology. Designed for all scholars of historical philosophy, this quantity will spur additional investigations into those cardinal issues of early Greek medical thinkers.
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