The Greek Sophists download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Dillon

The Greek Sophists download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Dillon year 2003
  • Book name: The Greek Sophists
  • Author: John Dillon
  • Release date: 2003/2/27
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140436891
  • Rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Votes: 564
  • Review by: Houston Clancy
  • Review rating: 7.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 50 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: By mid-5th century BC, Athens was governed by democratic rule and power turned upon the ability of the citizen to command the attention of the people, and to sway the crowds of the assembly. It was the Sophists who understood the art of rhetoric and the importance of transforming effective reasoning into persuasive public speaking. Their enquiries - into the status of women, slavery, the distinction between Greeks and barbarians, the existence of the gods, the origins of religion, and whether virtue can be taught - laid the groundwork for the insights of the next generation of thinkers such as Plato and Aristotle.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H52M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500, Anthologies (non-poetry)
  • Available formats: JPG, EPUB, PDF, DOC, TXT, DjVu, WORD, LRF. Compressed in 7Z, RAR, TGZ, Z, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x27.69mm
  • Weight: 376.48g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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