The Presocratics

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Litwa, M. David. (2020). The Presocratics. In In Edwards, Mark (Ed.). The Routledge handbook of early Christian philosophy pp. 179-190 Routledge.
AuthorsLitwa, M. David
EditorsEdwards, Mark
Abstract

“Presocratics” is a name given to authors who preceded or were contemporary with Socrates, and whose sayings were later quoted as contributions to the history of philosophy. This chapter reviews the information furnished by Christian authors on the teachings of Empedocles, Parmenides, Xenophanes, Anaxagoras and Heraclitus, concluding with Pythagoras as the pagan archetype of the holy man.

Page range179-190
Year2020
Book titleThe Routledge handbook of early Christian philosophy
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxon
New York , NY
Edition1st
ISBN9781315543512
1315543516
9781134856053
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