Anaximander in Context: New Studies in the Origins of Greek Philosophy

SUNY Press
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Promoting a new, broadly interdisciplinary horizon for future studies in early Greek philosophy, Dirk L. Couprie, Robert Hahn, and Gerard Naddaf establish the cultural context in which Anaximander’s thought developed and in which the origins of Greek philosophy unfolded in its earliest stages. In order to better understand Anaximander’s achievement, the authors call our attention to the historical, social, political, technological, cosmological, astronomical, and observational contexts of his thought. Anaximander in Context brings to the forefront of modern debates the importance of cultural context, and the indispensability of images to clarify ancient ideologies.
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About the author

Dirk L. Couprie is an independent researcher and former Associate Professor at the University of Leiden.

Robert Hahn is Professor of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is the author of several books, including Anaximander and the Architects: The Contributions of Egyptian and Greek Architectural Technologies to the Origins of Greek Philosophy, also published by SUNY Press.

Gerard Naddaf is Professor of Philosophy at York University in Toronto and the author of The Greek Concept of Nature, also published by SUNY Press.

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SUNY Press
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Published on
Feb 29, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9780791487785
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English
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Genres
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
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