Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus

Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus

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This is a major reinterpretation of ancient philosophy that recovers the long Greek and Roman tradition of philosophy as a complete way of life--and not simply an intellectual discipline. Distinguished philosopher John Cooper traces how, for many ancient thinkers, philosophy was not just to be studied or even used to solve particular practical problems. Rather, philosophy--not just ethics but even logic and physical theory--was literally to be lived. Yet there was… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (May 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 456 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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