Ancient Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western by Graham Oppy,N. N. Trakakis

By Graham Oppy,N. N. Trakakis

The origins of the Western philosophical culture lie within the old Greco-Roman global. This quantity offers a different perception into the lifestyles and writings of a various team of philosophers in antiquity and provides the most recent pondering on their perspectives on God, the gods, spiritual trust and perform. starting with the 'pre-Socratics', the quantity then explores the influential contributions made to the Western philosophy of faith through the 3 towering figures of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The chapters that stick to conceal the the prime philosophers of the main faculties of the traditional international - Epicureanism, Stoicism, Neoplatonism and the early Christian Church. "Ancient Philosophy of faith" can be of curiosity to students and scholars of Philosophy, Classics and faith, whereas final obtainable to any attracted to the wealthy cultural historical past of historic non secular thought.

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