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The Philosophy of Cynicism: An Annotated Bibliography
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The Philosophy of Cynicism: An Annotated Bibliography (Hardback)

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A detailed research work for the study of the origins, development, and significance of the Cynical movement among the Greeks and Romans. The purpose of this volume is to provide bibliographical information on over 650 books and articles dealing with various aspects of Cynicism. These works were written as early as the 16th century and as recently as 1994 in a variety of languages. This volume includes numerous revealing quotations from the annotated works. It is a valuable research instrument for anyone interested in the history of ideas.







The contributions of the Cynic philosophers, both Greek and Roman, were many. In many ways they were significant in the development of Western philosophy. The Cynics were a familiar sight in classical times. They saw themselves as having been called to fulfill a mission, namely, the denunciation of ordinary human values and conventions. Offering a wide spectrum of approaches to Cynicism, the works detailed in this volume include general histories of philosophy (especially Greek), monographs on Cynicism, doctoral and university dissertations, collections of articles from journals and magazines, poetic and dramatic pieces, and encyclopedia and dictionary entries-selections from strictly scholarly works in philosophy and philology to popularizations of Cynic ideas.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy: Ancient, to c 500Reference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksBibliographies, catalogues, discographies Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/07/1995 ISBN-13: 9780313292491  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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LUIS E. NAVIA is an Academic Dean and Professor of Philosophy at New York Institute of Technology. He has published over 10 books in philosophy and cosmology, as well as numerous journal articles. For over 20 years, he has worked for the Commission on Higher Education.

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