Greek Thinkers: A History of Ancient Philosophy
by Theodor Gomperz
Publisher: J. Murray 1912
The Greeks loved knowledge for its own sake and delighted in free discussion of ideas and theories. Professor Gomperz in this famous book looks closely at their writings and relates them to later developments in thought and science. We can learn many new approaches to questions of our own time by study of the Greeks.
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