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Title Doctrine and doxography : studies on Heraclitus and Pythagoras / edited by David Sider and Dirk Obbink
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2013


Description 1 online resource (x, 349 pages)
Series Sozomena, 1869-6368 ; volume 14
Sozomena ; volume 14. 1869-6368
Contents I. Pythagoras; 1. Philosophy's Numerical Turn: Why the Pythagoreans' Interest in Numbers is Truly Awesome; 2. Pythagorean Communities: From Individuals to a Collective Portrait; 3. Aristotle on the Pythagoreans: His Sources and his Accounts of Pythagorean Principles; 4. Philolaus' Critique of Heraclitus; II. Heraclitus; 5. Heraclitus, the Rival of Pythagoras; 6. Early Natural Theology: The Purification of the Divine Nature; 7. Heraclitus on Measure and the Explicit Emergence of Rationality; 8. On the physical aspect of Heraclitus' psychology: With New Appendices
9. How Not to Conceive Heraclitean Harmony10. Heraclitus on Logos: Language, Rationality and the Real; 11. Once More unto the Stream; 12. Heraclitus' Ethics; Contributors; General Index; Index Locorum Potiorum
Summary This volume contains the proceedings of a conference on the Presocratic philosophers Pythagoras and Heraclitus. Investigated by a team of international scholars are key problems in doxography, Pythagorean Communities, logos, harmony, psychology, flux, number theory, ethics, and theology. Designed for all students of ancient philosophy, this volume will spur further investigations into these cardinal concerns of early Greek scientific thinkers
Notes International conference proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Pythagoras.
Heraclitus, of Ephesus.
Heraclitus, of Ephesus
Pythagoras and Pythagorean school.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Pythagoras and Pythagorean school
Form Electronic book
Author Sider, David, editor.
Obbink, Dirk, editor.
ISBN 9783110331370