Protagoras of Abdera. Fragments and testimonia

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Abstract

Protagoras of Abdera (c. 490-c. 420 BCE), a Greek philosopher, famous for his invention of sophistry as a profession. According to ancient testimonies he published some literary works, but nothing is preserved. The present publication contains a collection of scant doxographic evidence about Protagoras' life and writings. The evidences are based on A. Lask and G. Most' Early Greek Philosophy (2016).

Translated title of the contributionПротагор из Абдер. Фрагменты и свидетельства
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-338
Number of pages30
JournalSchole
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020

Keywords

  • Doxography
  • Sophistic
  • Sources of ancient philosophy

State classification of scientific and technological information

  • 02 PHILOSOPHY

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