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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

A. PRE-SOCRATIC PHILOSOPHY OF NATURE.

IONIC School. One ever-changing self-developed universe.

(Dynamical Physicism?.)

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ITALIC SCHOOL. One unchanging self-existent universe

(Transcendental Physicism.)

B.C. 530 A. Pythagoras, p. 7.

530 — Xenophanes

480

Parmenides Eleatic school, pp. 14-16.

Zeno of Elea

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1 Ritter in his History of Ancient Philosophy employs the terms

Dynamical and Mechanical to distinguish the view which regards
the universe as one great organism with an inherent power of move-
ment and change, from that which regards it as a result of forces
acting upon a number of independent elements.

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223

R.C. 100 fl. Philo.

80 Antiochus.

Eclectic Epicureans and Peripatetics, p. 223.

B.C. 106/43, CICERO, pp. 224-244.

His character, pp. 224-226.

Professedly a 'New' (i.e. Sceptical) Academic,

p. 226.

In reality a moderate Stoic, p. 227.

in regard to Theology, p. 227.

in regard to Ethics, p. 230.

Survey of his philosophical writings, pp. 231—237.

Their value for the history of philosophy, pp.

238—243

Their value as philosophy, pp. 243, 244.

B.C. 60 fl. Varro, p. 245.

Nigidius Figulus, p. 245.

30 - Sextius, p. 246.

CONCLUDING REFLEXIONS, pp. 246-253.

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