The Empedoclean Kosmos: Structure, Process and the Question of Cyclicity: Pt. 1: Papers

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This title includes papers from the Symposium Philosophiae Antiquae Tertium Myconense held in Mykonos, 6th - 13th July 2003. The theme was Empedocles' conception of Kosmos, and contributors look at his theory on the foundation, order, and development of the world; a basic reassessment of the Cosmic Cycle; the physical, metaphysical and religious dimensions of his theory; and the substantial new piece of Empedoclean evidence provided by the Strasbourg Papyrus. The contributors include: Sir Anthony Kenny; Glenn Most; Jean Bollack; Rene Nunlist; Richard Janko; Patricia Curd; Richard McKirahan; Apostolos Pierris; Daniel Graham; Oliver Primavesi; Andre Laks; Catherine Osborne; Angelo Tonelli; David Sedley; and, Laura Gemelli-Marciano.