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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 presents a distinct perception into the existence and writings of a various staff of philosophers in antiquity and provides the newest pondering on their perspectives on God, the gods, non secular trust and perform. starting with the 'pre-Socratics', the amount 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 with disguise the the best philosophers of the most important colleges of the traditional international - Epicureanism, Stoicism, Neoplatonism and the early Christian Church. "Ancient Philosophy of faith" may be of curiosity to students and scholars of Philosophy, Classics and faith, whereas ultimate obtainable to any attracted to the wealthy cultural history of old non secular thought.

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