William J. Prior is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Santa Clara University in California. His research interests also include ethical theory, Wittgenstein and the history of skepticism. He is the author of Virtue and Knowledge: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics and Unity and Development in Plato's Metaphysics.
"This is an excellent introduction... Prior enables the student to
appreciate the conversation that is Ancient Greek and Roman
philosophy." -- Hugh Benson, Samuel Roberts Noble Presidential
Professor of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
This beautifully written little book draws the reader in with perplexity and wonder." -- Nicholas D. Smith, Professor of Humanities Departments of Classics and Philosophy, Lewis & Clark College
"Lucid and lively - this book is a really excellent and user-friendly starting-point for the exploration of the riches of ancient philosophy." -- George Boys-Stones, Professor of Ancient Philosophy, University of Durham