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by R.D. [Translator] Diogenes Laertius; Hicks

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R.D. [Translator] Diogenes Laertius; Hicks
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Lives of Eminent Philosophers, volume 1. Loeb Classical Library 184. Cambridge: HUP, 1925.

Lives of Eminent Philosophers, volume 1.

This is volume II of the 'Lives of Eminent Philosophers' and it has, among many others, sections on Pythagoras . Others tell us that what Diogenes said was, 'I trample upon the pride of Plato,' who retorted, 'Yes Diogenes, with pride of another sort'.

This is volume II of the 'Lives of Eminent Philosophers' and it has, among many others, sections on Pythagoras, Parmenides, Heraclitus, Zeno, Epicurus and Diogenes - this last is the philosopher-cynic, not our author Diogenes Laertius, who is really little more than a sophisticated gossip. But actually, that is more than a little harsh, this collection of anecdotes is not only fun but it gives us information that is often only mentioned by our author, D. Laertius.

Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers is a biography of the Greek philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, written in Greek, perhaps in the first half of the third century AD. The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers was written in Greek and pr. .

The work doesn't have an exact title in the manuscripts and appears in various lengthy forms.

This opening line from Diogenes Laertius (as translated by Robert Drew Hicks) neatly sums up the approach of Diogenes . Diogenes Lartius' Lives of the Philosophers is a flawed work by an unsinspired thinker and poetaster.

This opening line from Diogenes Laertius (as translated by Robert Drew Hicks) neatly sums up the approach of Diogenes in compiling this amazing amount of material about the ancient philosophers. but even the "stuff" is pretty interesting coming from such an "ancient" compilier (one dating for Diogenes is (ca. According to Herbert S. Long in his "Introduction" to Vol. 1 (there are 2 volumes in the complete set of the Loeb Classical Library Diogenes published by Harvard Univ.

Book II - Socrates, with predecessors and followers. Book IV - The Academics. Book V - The Peripatetics. Book VI - The Cynics. Book VII - The Stoics. Book VIII - Pythagoreans. Book IX - Others (Eleatics, Atomists, Skeptics, et. Book X - Epicurus.

Both volumes of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Eminent Philosophers provide excellent source material for students of the Hellenistic Philosophers

Both volumes of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Eminent Philosophers provide excellent source material for students of the Hellenistic Philosophers. While less helpful for Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, Diogenes offers a treasure trove of doctrines, letters, and biographical anecdotes on Epicurus, the early Stoics, Diogenes the Cynic, and a host of others. Recommends it for: Classical philosophy fans. Recommended to Erik by: no one. Shelves: biography.

This volume contains R. D. Hicks’ translation of books 1–5 of Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Lives of Eminent Philosophers, vol. 1: Greek Text.

Little is known about the ancestry or birthplace of the great biographer; however, his Lives of Eminent Philosophers remains a superior source of information for students and scholars. This volume contains R. Author: Diogenes Laertius. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Publisher: Harvard University Press. Publication Date: 1925.

Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume II, Books 6-10 (Loeb Classical Library No. 185) (Hardcover). Diogenes Laertius and R. Hicks.

Loeb Classical Library 185. Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I. Translated by R. Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume II. Books 6-10. Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the third century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. His history, in ten books, is divided unscientifically into two Successions or sections: Ionian (from Anaximander to Theophrastus and Chrysippus, including the Socratic schools) and Italian (from Pythagoras to Epicurus, including the Eleatics and sceptics). It is a very valuable collection of quotations and facts.

This rich compendium on the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the whole tenth book is devoted); 45 important figures are portrayed. Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources and enriches his accounts with numerous quotations.