Chapter 1. Presocratic Philosophy

  1. Christopher Shields
  1. Richard McKirahan

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch1

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

How to Cite

McKirahan, R. (2003) Presocratic Philosophy, in The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (ed C. Shields), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222149

Online ISBN: 9780470756652

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Keywords:

  • philosophy;
  • socrates;
  • aristotle;
  • hellenistic period;
  • supernatural gods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preface

  • Ionian Beginnings

  • Heraclitus

  • Parmenides

  • Fifth-Century Atomisms

  • Conclusion

  • References and Recommended Reading