Thales: Selected full-text books and articles
The First Philosophers: The Presocratics and Sophists Oxford University Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "The Milesians: Thales of Miletus, Anaximander of Miletus, Anaximenes of Miletus" begins on p. 3
Greek Philosophy before Plato Princeton University Press, 1928
Librarian’s tip: Chap. II "Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes"
Lectures on the History of Philosophy: Greek Philosophy to Plato University of Nebraska Press, vol.1, 1995PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: "Thales" begins on p. 17
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Greek Philosophy. Part I, Thales to Plato MacMillan, 1920
Librarian’s tip: Chap. I "The Ionians"
The Greek Philosophers: From Thales to Aristotle Methuen, 1950
Librarian’s tip: Chap. II "Matter and Form (Ionians and Pythagoreans)"
The Worlds of the Early Greek Philosophers Prometheus Books, 1979
Librarian’s tip: "Thales" begins on p. 32
The Presocratic Philosophers Routledge, 1989
Librarian’s tip: "Thales on Magnets and Water" begins on p. 5
History of Philosophy: Eastern and Western George Allen & Unwin, vol.2, 1953
Librarian’s tip: "Thales and Anaximenes" begins on p. 28
Presocratic Reflexivity: The Construction of Philosophical Discourse c. 600-450 BC Routledge, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Thales and the Origins of Ionian Cosmology"
The Idea of Nature Clarendon Press, 1945
Librarian’s tip: "Thales" begins on p. 30
The Theology of the Early Greek Philosophers Clarendon Press, 1947
Librarian’s tip: Chap. II "The Theology of the Milesian Naturalists"
The Growth of Physical Science University Press, 1948
Librarian’s tip: "Thales" begins on p. 18
The Great Mathematicians New York University Press, 1961
Librarian’s tip: Chap. I "Early Beginnings: Thales, Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans"
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