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By Diogenes Laertius

This wealthy compendium at the lives and doctrines of philosophers levels over 3 centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the full 10th publication is devoted); forty five vital figures are portrayed. Diogenes Laertius rigorously compiled his details from thousands of assets and enriches his money owed with various quotations.

Diogenes Laertius lived most likely within the previous 1/2 the third century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. His heritage, in ten books, is split unscientifically into 'Successions' or sections: 'Ionian' from Anaximander to Theophrastus and Chrysippus, together with the Socratic colleges; 'Italian' from Pythagoras to Epicurus, together with the Eleatics and sceptics. it's a very invaluable selection of quotations and facts.

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