Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy

Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2005 Phronesis L/2 Also available online – www.brill.nl 1 M. Tecusan. The Fragments of the Methodists . Methodism outside Soranus . Vol. 1: Text and Translation. Studies in Ancient Medicine 24/1. x + 816 pp. Leiden: Brill, 2004. ISBN 90-04-12451-9. € 138. Book Notes Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy CHRISTOPHER GILL The number and variety of books received since Keimpe Algra’s last set of booknotes (vol. XLIX.2, 2004) indicate the current high level of scholarly interest in this area (which I am taking as being Greek and Roman thought from the third century BC to about 200 AD). There are important new con- tributions on all three main Hellenistic philosophical theories, Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism, as well as some studies on broader or related topics. The fi rst book discussed here is on Hellenistic-Roman medicine, a volume by Manuela Tecusan on the Methodists. 1 Despite its massive scale (over 800 pages), this is envisaged only as the fi rst of three volumes; the second vol- ume is to provide commentary, and a third volume, a companion to vol. 1, will cover the most important Methodist, Soranus. The present book includes about 100 pages of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Phronesis Brill

Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy

Phronesis , Volume 50 (2): 170 – Jan 1, 2005

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© 2005 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0031-8868
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2005 Phronesis L/2 Also available online – www.brill.nl 1 M. Tecusan. The Fragments of the Methodists . Methodism outside Soranus . Vol. 1: Text and Translation. Studies in Ancient Medicine 24/1. x + 816 pp. Leiden: Brill, 2004. ISBN 90-04-12451-9. € 138. Book Notes Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy CHRISTOPHER GILL The number and variety of books received since Keimpe Algra’s last set of booknotes (vol. XLIX.2, 2004) indicate the current high level of scholarly interest in this area (which I am taking as being Greek and Roman thought from the third century BC to about 200 AD). There are important new con- tributions on all three main Hellenistic philosophical theories, Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism, as well as some studies on broader or related topics. The fi rst book discussed here is on Hellenistic-Roman medicine, a volume by Manuela Tecusan on the Methodists. 1 Despite its massive scale (over 800 pages), this is envisaged only as the fi rst of three volumes; the second vol- ume is to provide commentary, and a third volume, a companion to vol. 1, will cover the most important Methodist, Soranus. The present book includes about 100 pages of

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