Professor William Prior elegantly guides readers through philosophy's formative years and key ancient texts. Organised into four themes - nature, reality, the soul and ethics - Ancient Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide is a lively introduction to the great thinkers who still send our minds reeling today.
"This is an excellent introduction… Prior enables the student to appreciate the conversation that is Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy."
This beautifully written little book draws the reader in with perplexity and wonder."
"Lucid and lively - this book is a really excellent and user-friendly starting-point for the exploration of the riches of ancient philosophy."