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Rereading ancient philosophy : old chestnuts and sacred cows, edited by Verity Harte, Raphael Woolf

Label
Rereading ancient philosophy : old chestnuts and sacred cows
Title
Rereading ancient philosophy
Title remainder
old chestnuts and sacred cows
Statement of responsibility
edited by Verity Harte, Raphael Woolf
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book revisits, and sheds fresh light on, some key texts and debates in ancient philosophy. Its twin targets are 'Old Chestnuts' - well-known passages in the works of ancient philosophers about which one might have thought everything there is to say has already been said - and 'Sacred Cows' - views about what ancient philosophers thought, on issues of philosophical importance, that have attained the status of near-unquestioned orthodoxy. Thirteen leading scholars respond to these challenges by offering new perspectives on familiar material and challenging some prevailing orthodoxies. On authors ranging from the Presocratics to Plotinus, the book represents a snapshot of contemporary scholarship in ancient philosophy, and a vigorous and illuminating affirmation of its continuing interest and power. The volume is dedicated to Professor M. M. McCabe, an inspiring scholar and teacher, colleague and friend to both the editors and the contributors
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
180
Index
index present
LC call number
B171
LC item number
.R47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harte, Verity
  • Woolf, Raphael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy, Ancient
Label
Rereading ancient philosophy : old chestnuts and sacred cows, edited by Verity Harte, Raphael Woolf
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781107194977
Lccn
2017025815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)990966031
  • (OCoLC)ocn990966031
Label
Rereading ancient philosophy : old chestnuts and sacred cows, edited by Verity Harte, Raphael Woolf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781107194977
Lccn
2017025815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)990966031
  • (OCoLC)ocn990966031

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