Socrates' greatest philosophical contribution was to have initiated
the search for definitions. In Definition in Greek
Philosophy his views on definition are examined, together with
those of his successors, including Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics,
Galen, the Sceptics and Plotinus. Although definition was a major
pre-occupation for many Greek philosophers, it has rarely been
treated as a separate topic in its own right in recent years. This
volume, which... more...