By Graham Oppy,N. N. Trakakis

The origins of the Western philosophical culture lie within the old Greco-Roman international. This quantity offers a special perception into the existence and writings of a various workforce 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 to hide the the best philosophers of the key colleges of the traditional international - Epicureanism, Stoicism, Neoplatonism and the early Christian Church. "Ancient Philosophy of faith" should be of curiosity to students and scholars of Philosophy, Classics and faith, whereas ultimate available to any attracted to the wealthy cultural historical past of old non secular thought.

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