Body and Soul in Ancient Philosophy by Dorothea Frede,Burkhard Reis

By Dorothea Frede,Burkhard Reis

the matter of physique and soul has an extended heritage that may be traced again to the beginnings of Greek tradition. The existential query of what occurred to the soul for the time being of loss of life, even if and in what shape there's existence after loss of life, and of the precise courting among physique and soul used to be spoke back in numerous methods in Greek philosophy, from the early days to overdue Antiquity. The contributions during this quantity not just do justice to the breadth of the subject, in addition they disguise the complete interval from the Pre-Socratics to overdue Antiquity. specific cognizance is paid to Plato, Aristotle and Hellenistic philosophers, that's the Stoics and the Epicureans.

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