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An introduction to Greek philosophy [sound recording] / David Roochnik.

Roochnik, David. (Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield B-CD 180 ROOCHNIK (PT. 1) (Text) 78292000247751 Adult Audio Book Collection Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield B-CD 180 ROOCHNIK (PT. 2) (Text) 78292000247752 Adult Audio Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1565853520
  • Physical Description: 12 sound discs : analog ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 booklets.
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2002]

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General Note: In two containers (22 cm.), each containing six cassettes and 1 course guidebook.
Formatted Contents Note: lecture 1. A dialectical approach to Greek philosophy -- lecture 2. From myth to philosophy, Hesiod and Thales -- lecture 3. The Milesians and the quest for being -- lecture 4. The great intrusion, Heraclitus -- lecture 5. Parmenides, the champion of being -- lecture 6. Reconciling Heraclitus and Parmenides -- lecture 7. The Sophists, Protagoras, the first "humanist" -- lecture 8. Socrates -- lecture 9. An introduction to Plato's Dialogues -- lecture 10. Plato versus the Sophists, I -- lecture 11. Plato versus the Sophists, II -- lecture 12. Plato's Forms, I -- lecture 13. Plato's Forms, II -- lecture 14. Plato versus the Presocratics -- lecture 15. The Republic, the political implications of the Forms -- lecture 16. Final reflections on Plato -- lecture 17. Aristotle, "The" philosopher -- lecture 18. Aristotle's Physics, What is nature? -- lecture 19. Aristotle's Physics, The four causes -- lecture 20. Why plants have souls -- lecture 21. Aristotle's hierarchical cosmos -- lecture 22. Aristotle's teleological Politics -- lecture 23. Aristotle's teleological ethics -- lecture 24. The philosophical life.
Summary, etc.: Professor Roochnik delivers lectures on ancient Greek philosophy, beginning with the work of Thales of Miletus and ending with the achievements of Aristotle. He examines the influence of the Greeks on modern Western philosophy, as well as the philosophical value of their work.
Subject: Philosophy, Ancient.

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