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A Guide to Greek Thought

A Guide to Greek Thought

Major Figures and Trends

Edited by Jacques Brunschwig and Geoffrey E. R. Lloyd
Translated by Catherine Porter

ISBN 9780674021563

Publication date: 11/30/2003

The philosophers, historians, and scientists of ancient Greece inaugurated and nourished the tradition of Western thought. This volume, drawn from the reference work Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge, gives fresh insight into the originality of major figures and the legacy of important currents of thought.


  • Jacques Brunschwig was Professor of Ancient Philosophy, Emeritus, at Paris-Sorbonne University.
  • Geoffrey E. R. Lloyd succeeded Moses Finley as Master of Darwin College, University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous works on the classical period, among them Early Greek Science: Thales to Aristotle; Greek Science after Aristotle; and Magic, Reason, and Experience: Studies in the Origin and Development of Greek Science.

Book Details

  • 504 pages
  • 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches
  • Belknap Press