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Author Finkelberg, Aryeh, author

Title Heraclitus and Thales' conceptual scheme : a historical study / by Aryeh Finkelberg
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource (x, 415 pages)
Series Jerusalem studies in religion and culture, 1570-078X ; volume 23
Jerusalem studies in religion and culture ; v. 23. 1570-078X
Summary Aryeh Finkelberg offers an alternative to the traditional teleological interpretation of early Greek thought. Instead of explaining it as targeted at later results, viz. philosophy, as this thought was first conceptualized by Aristotle and has been regarded ever since, the author seeks to determine its intended meaning by restoring it to its historical context as evinced, inter alia, by epigraphic and papyrological evidence, in particular, the Gold Leaves, the Olbian bone plates, and the Derveni papyrus. This approach, together with a considerable amount of hitherto unidentified or largely disregarded evidence, yields a picture of early Greek thought significantly different from the traditional history of 'Presocratic philosophy'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 27, 2017)
Subject Heraclitus, of Ephesus.
Thales, approximately 634 B.C.-approximately 546 B.C.
Heraclitus, of Ephesus
Thales, approximately 634 B.C.-approximately 546 B.C.
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Philosophy, Ancient.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Philosophy, Ancient
Pre-Socratic philosophers
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017002133
ISBN 9789004338210
9004338217