Ancient Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western by Graham Oppy,N. N. Trakakis

By Graham Oppy,N. N. Trakakis

The origins of the Western philosophical culture lie within the historic Greco-Roman global. This quantity presents a distinct perception into the lifestyles and writings of a various crew of philosophers in antiquity and provides the most recent considering on their perspectives on God, the gods, non secular trust and perform. starting with the 'pre-Socratics', the amount then explores the influential contributions made to the Western philosophy of faith via the 3 towering figures of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The chapters that persist with disguise the the major philosophers of the key faculties of the traditional global - Epicureanism, Stoicism, Neoplatonism and the early Christian Church. "Ancient Philosophy of faith" should be of curiosity to students and scholars of Philosophy, Classics and faith, whereas ultimate available to any drawn to the wealthy cultural historical past of historic spiritual thought.

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