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Lives of eminent philosophers

Diogenes Laertius

Lives of eminent philosophers

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


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by R.D. Hicks.
SeriesLoeb classical library -- [184-185]
ContributionsHicks, Robert Drew, 1850-1929.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14556181M
OCLC/WorldCa15689685


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This welcome edition and translation by Pamela Mensch and James Miller, together with its substantial accompanying essays, enables /5(12).

Apr 24,  · Interspersed throughout his fascinating book, full of legends and tidbits about the lives of individual philosophers, Diogenes Laertius has preserved entire bibliographies, reports of raging philosophical controversies, as well as poetry (including his own very mediocre compositions)/5(8).

Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (Greek: Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων; Latin: Vitae Philosophorum) is a biography of the Greek philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, written in Greek, perhaps in the first half of the third century AD.

Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Vol 2, Books book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This rich compendium on the lives a /5. Apr 10,  · Lives of the Eminent Philosophers/Book X. From Wikisource.

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. Oct 07,  · Lives of the Eminent Philosophers/Book I. From Wikisource. LIVES AND OPINIONS OF EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS. BOOK I. INTRODUCTION. Some say that the study of philosophy originated with the barbarians.

In that among the Persians there existed the Magi, and among the Babylonians or Assyrians the Chaldæi, among the Indians the Gymnosophistæ, and among the Celts and Gauls men who were called Druids and Semnothei, as Aristotle relates in his. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius Diogenes Laertius, Translated by Pamela Mensch, and Edited by James Miller.

The first complete English translation in nearly a century. May 14,  · Lives of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius, Trans. by Pamela Mensch has an overall rating of Rave based on 3 book reviews.4/4(3).

Apr 16,  · 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 Lives.

May 14,  · Highly recommended." —Simon Critchley, author of The Book of Dead Philosophers "Diogenes Laertius' Lives Lives of eminent philosophers book 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 Brand: Oxford University Press.

Jun 06,  · Diogenes Laertius compiled “Lives of the Eminent Philosophers” sometime early in the 3rd century.

Virtually nothing is known about him, but his book enjoyed centuries of esteem as a richly. Jun 16,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

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This project is a recording of book 6. Get this from a library. Lives of the eminent philosophers. [Diogenes Laertius; Pamela Mensch; Jim Miller] -- The translation is based on the most authoritative edition of the Greek text. 'Lives of the Eminent Philosophers' is a crucial source for much of what we know about the origins of philosophy in.

May 03,  · In the ancient manuscripts of his work, he is invariably referred to as "Laertius Diogenes," thus giving the author his name.

It’s unclear what the origin of his name is either, but his Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers was written in Greek and professes to give an account of the lives and sayings of the Greek philosophers.5/5(2). Page 4 - Thus the bands of government, which were naturally loose among that rude and turbulent people, were happily corroborated by the terrors of their superstition.

No species of superstition was ever more terrible than that of the Druids. Besides the severe penalties, which it was in the power of the ecclesiastics to inflict in this world, they inculcated the eternal transmigration of /5(3).

May 15,  · Lives and the Eminent Philosophers of Diogenes Laertius is a crucial source for much of what we know about the origins of philosophy in Greece. The work covers a larger number of figures and a longer period of time than any other extant ancient source, from the Presocratic Thales to Epicurus/5().

This rich compendium of the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the entire tenth book is devoted), portraying 45 significant figures of Greek philosophy.

Diogenes Laertius, who carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources, enriches his accounts with important quotations from his subjects. Diogenes Laertius (probably early third century BCE) compiled his compendium on the lives and doctrines of the ancient philosophers from hundreds of sources.

It ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus, portraying 45 important figures, and is enriched by numerous quotations. Jul 01,  · The Lives of Eminent Philosophers: v.1 by Diogenes Laertius,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of ancient Greece explored.

Diogenes discusses the personal lives of many philosophers with some ancedotes with little to no discussion of their ideas. Consequently the book is a let down and more biography than philosophy. However the essays by various modern scholars after the. This rich tradition was recast by Diogenes Laertius into an anthology, a miscellany of maxims and anecdotes, that generations of Western readers have consulted for edification as well as entertainment ever since the Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, first compiled in the third century AD, came to prominence in Renaissance Italy.

May 10,  · Lives and the Eminent Philosophers of Diogenes Laertius is a crucial source for much of what we know about the origins of philosophy in Greece. The work covers a larger number of figures and a longer period of time than any other extant ancient source, from the Presocratic Thales to Epicurus/5(2).

May 01,  · This rich tradition was recast by Diogenes Laertius into an anthology, a miscellany of maxims and anecdotes, that generations of Western readers have consulted for edification as well as entertainment ever since the Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, first compiled in the third century AD, came to prominence in Renaissance Italy/5(12).

In Book V of Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, Diogenes Laërtius discusses the Peripatetics like Aristotle, Theophrastus, Strato of Lampsacus, Lyco of Troas. Translated by Pamela Mensch Everyone wants to live a meaningful life.

Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of ancient Greece explored the riddle of what makes a life worth living, producing a wide variety of ideas and examples to follow.

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.

Ancient History Sourcebook: The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers: Book VII: The Stoics. Contents. LIFE OF ZENO. LIFE OF ARISTON. LIFE OF HERILLUS. Chrysippus, in the first book of his work on Lives, say, that the wise man will take a part in the affairs of the state, if nothing hinders him.

For that he will restrain vice, and. Zeno. Zeno, the son of Mnaseas (or Demeas), was a native of Citium in Cyprus, a Greek city which had received Phoenician settlers. He had a wry neck, says Timotheus of Athens in his book On Lives.

Moreover, Apollonius of Tyre says he was lean, fairly tall, and swarthy – hence some one called him an Egyptian vine-branch, according to Chrysippus in the first book of his Proverbs.

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Editor's introduction James Miller Translator's preface Pamela Mensch Diogenes Laertius, Lives and Doctrines of the Eminent Philosophers Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Essays Annotated Bibliography Jay Elliot Annotated list of sources Biographical index of persons Index of places.

There is a number of interesting anecdotes on the lives of Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Monimus, Onesicritus, Crates of Thebes, Metrocles, Hipparchia, Menippus and Menedemus. Their school of thought is known an Cynicism.

Most of the text in this book is devoted to the anecdotes concerning Diogenes's life and sayings. This edition presents a radically improved text of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of Eminent Philosophers. The text is accompanied by a full critical apparatus on three levels. A lengthy introduction lists all the manuscripts of the Lives and discusses its transmission in late antiquity, the.

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Book VIII. Pythagoras. Empedocles. Epicharmus. Archytas. Alcmaeon. But the book which passes as the work of Pythagoras is by Lysis of Tarentum, How each of them lives, but how different by far from the lives of the dead.