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Lives of eminent philosophers

Diogenes Laertius

Lives of eminent philosophers

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Published by Heinemann, Harvard University Press in London, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by R.D. Hicks.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsHicks, R. D.
The Physical Object
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13753222M


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Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius. Hicks. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. (First published ). National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text.

This text was converted to electronic form by Data Entry and has been proofread to a low level of accuracy. This book by Diogenes Laertius is the main source we have for biographical info on the lives and doctrines of the ancient philosophers. Believed written around b.

which is years after Plato, it appears to be a compilation from other earlier sources, many of which were still written long after their subjects were gone.

45(34). Title: The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers Author: Diogenes Laërtius Translator: C. Yonge Release Date: J [EBook ] Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK LIVES, OPINIONS--EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS Produced by Ted Garvin and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, BOOK X, EPICURUS ( B.

) EPICURUS ( B. ) Epicurus, son of Neocles and Chaerestrate, was as citizen of Athens of the deme Gargettus, and, as Metrodorus says in his book On Noble Birth, of the family of the Philaidae. Lives of the Eminent PhilosophersBook IX.

From Wikisource Parmenides is said to Lives of eminent philosophers book served his native city as a legislator: so we learn from Speusippus in his book On Philosophers. Also to have been the first to use the argument known as "Achilles [and the tortoise]": Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.

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Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources and enriches his accounts with numerous : Harvard. About the author () Diogenes Laertius was a Greek writer who probably lived in the first half of the third century AD.

Nothing is known about his life, apart from his authorship of the Lives of 45(2). Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (Greek: Βίοι καὶ γνμαι τν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων; Latin: Vitae Philosophorum) is a biography of the Greek philosophers attributed to Diogenes Laërtius, written in Greek, the oldest extant manuscripts of which date from the late 11th to early 12th ted Reading Time: 7 mins.

Nothing is known about his life, apart from his authorship of the Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. He also wrote poems, most of them now lost. Pamela Mensch is a translator of ancient Greek whose works include The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander, Herodotus' Histories, and Plutarch's The Age of Caesar: Five Roman : Oxford University Press.

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Lives of the Eminent Philosophers Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Guide to Further Reading, Jay R. Elliott Glossary of Ancient Sources, Joseph M. Lemelin Illustration Credits Index. Editorial Reviews "Now, readers can consult the Lives in a beautiful English translation by Pamela Mensch.

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It ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus, portraying 45 important figures, and is enriched by numerous quotations. This rich compendium on the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the whole tenth book is devoted); 45 important figures are portrayed.

Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources and enriches his accounts with numerous quotations. Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the 3rd 45(3).

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