CONTENTS

 

 

BOOK ONE

Dedication

Preface

1. Introduction to Philosophy

2. A "Wise Man", Thales of Miletus

3. Anaximander, Anaximenes: From Water to Apeiron, to Air

4. Heracleitus of Ephesus: Fire

5. Parmenides of Elea: Sphairos 

6. Pythagoras of Samos: Number

7. Sophism: Praktiké-Theoretiké, Práxis-Theoría

8. Empedocles: God-Man, Subject-Object

9. Anaxagoras of Klazomenai: Nous

10. Leucippus of Miletus, Democritus of Abdera: Atoms - Void

11. Epicurus: Ideology versus Truth

 

BOOK TWO

12. The Socratic Revolution

13. Plato: Subject of Objective Idealism

14. Aristotle: Objective-Real Substratum of Práxis-Theory,  Substance and Form: hýle and morphé

15. Towards the Deliquium of Ancient Greek Materialism: Cynicism, Hedonism, Pessimism and Nihilism

16. The Eclipse of Ancient Greek Materialism:  Scepticism, Stoicism 

Epilogue: Quod Sacra