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Pre-Socratic Philosophy

  • Stratos Georgoulas
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Abstract

When we say that Pre-Socratic thought is the beginning of philosophy we do not simply mean that philosophy begins with the Pre-Socratics but also that they are an inexhaustible source of philosophical reflection, a living force that fertilizes and feeds the human spirit in the eternal search for truth. In the present we read the works of Pre-Socratic philosophy as a weapon of struggle within the tradition of materialism and dialectics, as a revolutionary discourse that cannot be included in postmodern and metaphysical worldviews, precisely because it was born in a particular historical period.

Keywords

Philosophy Dialectics Nature Moral Republic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stratos Georgoulas
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  1. 1.SociologyUniversity of the AegeanMytileneGreece

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