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By Richard D. McKirahan,Patricia Curd

development at the virtues that made the 1st variation of A Presocratics Reader the main common sourcebook for the examine of the Presocratics and Sophists, the second one version deals much more worth and a much broader number of fragments from those philosophical predecessors and contemporaries of Socrates. With revised introductions, annotations, feedback for additional examining, and extra, the second one version attracts at the wealth of recent scholarship released on those attention-grabbing thinkers over the last decade or extra, a remarkably wealthy interval in Presocratic reviews. on the volume’s middle, as ever, are the fragments themselves--but now in completely revised and, every now and then, new translations through Richard D. McKirahan and Patricia Curd, between them these of the lately released Derveni Papyrus.

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