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Three Millennia of Greek Literature

A History of Greek Philosophy
by John Marshall (London 1891)

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THE SOPHISTS

Anarchic philosophy—Success not truth—Man the measure—All opinions true—Reductio ad absurdum
Nothing knowable—The solitude of scepticism—The lawlessness of scepticism—The good in scepticism

PROTAGORAS

GORGIAS


SOCRATES

The crisis of philosophy—Philosophic midwifery—The wisest of men—The gadfly of Athens—Justice, beauty, utility—Virtue is knowledgeThe dialectic method—Instruction through humiliation—Justice and utility—Righteousness transcending rule


THE INCOMPLETE SOCRATICS

A philosopher at ease—The sensual sty—Citizens of the world—The tub of Diogenes—A philosophy of abstracts

ARISTIPPUS AND THE CYRENAICS

ANTISTHENES AND THE CYNICS

EUCLIDES THE MEGARIC

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First Chapter of the History : THALES

Jump : Preface, Miletus, Pythagoreans, Eleatics, Atomists, Sophists, Plato, Aristotle, Sceptics, Epicureans, Stoics

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