Body and Soul in Ancient Philosophy by Dorothea Frede,Burkhard Reis PDF

By Dorothea Frede,Burkhard Reis

the matter of physique and soul has a protracted background that may be traced again to the beginnings of Greek tradition. The existential query of what occurred to the soul in the intervening time of dying, even if and in what shape there's lifestyles after loss of life, and of the precise courting among physique and soul used to be replied in numerous methods in Greek philosophy, from the early days to past due Antiquity. The contributions during this quantity not just do justice to the breadth of the subject, in addition they hide the whole interval from the Pre-Socratics to overdue Antiquity. specific recognition is paid to Plato, Aristotle and Hellenistic philosophers, that's the Stoics and the Epicureans.

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