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By W. K. C. Guthrie

The 3rd quantity of Professor Guthrie's nice historical past of Greek concept, entitled The Fifth-Century Enlightenment, offers in elements with the Sophists and Socrates, the major figures within the dramatic and basic shift of philosophical curiosity from the actual universe to guy. each one of those components is now on hand as a paperback with the textual content, bibliography and indexes amended the place precious in order that each one half is self-contained. The Sophists assesses the contribution of people like Protagoras, Gorgias and Hippias to the extreme highbrow and ethical fermant in fifth-century Athens. They wondered the bases of morality, faith and arranged society itself and the character of information and language; they initiated an entire sequence of significant and carrying on with debates, and so they provoked Socrates and Plato to an incredible restatement and defence of conventional values.

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