New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 1981.
All volumes of Professor Guthrie's great history of Greek philosophy have won their due acclaim. The most striking merits of Guthrie's work are his mastery of a tremendous range of ancient literature and modern scholarship, his fairness and balance of judgement and the lucidity and precision of his English prose. He has achieved clarity and comprehensiveness.
Table of Contents
1. Discovering Aristotle
2. Aristotle's life and philosophical pilgrimage
3. The written remains
4. Eudemus, Protrepticus, De Philosophia
5. The mind of Aristotle
6. Abstraction and the revelation of form
7. Teleology and its defence: the concept of
8. The divisions of knowledge
9. Logic, the tool of philosophy
10. The road to knowledge
13. Theory of motion and theology
15. The philosophy of human life.