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Lives of the philosophers.

Diogenes Laertius

Lives of the philosophers.

by Diogenes Laertius

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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English

  • Philosophers, Ancient -- Biography.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated and edited by A. Robert Caponigri.
    ContributionsCaponigri, A. Robert 1915-
    LC ClassificationsB168 .D5 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 266 p.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695536M
    LC Control Number70088855

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Highly recommended." --Simon Critchley, author of The Book of Dead Philosophers "Diogenes Laertius' Lives provides a uniquely valuable and entertaining window on early Western philosophy-if it is used wisely.

This welcome edition and translation by Pamela Mensch and James Miller, together with its substantial accompanying essays, enables Cited by:   I adored the snippets of information we received of some of the philosophers’ personal lives, and the connections and tensions between some of the philosophers.

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Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius. R.D. 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.

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Legally Licensed for Download in PDF ePub, & Kindle Formats. A third translation, slightly abridged if memory serves, is the paperback "Lives of the Philosophers" (), translated and edited by A. Robert Caponigri. I read it sometime in the s, and no longer have a copy to refer to.

My impression was mostly favorable, but, as I recall, Caponigri left out the traditional book and chapter numbers Reviews: Further, this is found in the seventh book of the Ethics. 27 These then are the sayings attributed to him.

His writings are very numerous and, considering the man's all-round excellence, I deemed it incumbent on me to catalogue them [22] Of Justice, four books. On Poets, three books. On Philosophy, three books.

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