Presocratics and the Birth of Philosophy - Emanuele Severino

The birth of philosophy and the first philosophers. Learn everything about philosophy.
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Published 10/2014 English

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In this masterclass Emanuele Severino, one of the most important contemporary Italian philosophers, explains us Presocratics and the birth of philosophy.

The Presocratics were the first thinkers to reject mythological explanations of the world and to explore the rational principles of reality. The works of Thales, Heraclitus and Parmenides paved the way for the thoughts of Plato and Aristotle; their theories gave the birth of the Western philosophy.

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  • You will learn about the Presocratic Philosophers and their theories
  • You will learn how the Western philosophy was born

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Curriculum

Section 1: The birth of philosophy
Introduction
Article
The Western world
Preview
06:36
The early thinkers
Preview
03:18
The search for truth
Preview
03:46
The mith
01:53
The value of myth
02:17
From myth to philosophy
02:37
Love of wisdom?
06:34
The search of the Arche
03:39
The greek meaning of truth
06:38
Section 2: The first philosophers
Thales of Miletus
02:24
The principle of all things
03:05
Water: a philosophical principle
04:16
Halfway Through
Article
Absolute nothingness and death
03:52
The supreme remedy
02:27
Heraclitus of Ephesus
02:17
The struggle between opposites
03:41
Heraclitus: quotes
01:36
Parmenides of Elea
03:02
Section 3: Parmenides and being
Being is, nothingness is not
03:25
The world is illusion
04:39
Parmenides: quotes
01:27
Beyond Parmenides
05:15
Parmenides: quotes
01:44
Section 4: Conclusion
The evolution of Western thought
07:40
Conclusion
Article

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