Maria Michela Sassi teaches the history of ancient philosophy at the University of Pisa. Her books include The Science of Man in Ancient Greece.
"Readers will come away with a much more nuanced understanding of
the origins of philosophy in Greece and the many contributing
factors."---David Lorimer, Paradigm Explorer
"[Sassi's] understanding of ancient societies and philological tradition will enrich how surveys of ancient philosophy are taught."---P.W. Wakefield, Choice Reviews
"[A] rich investigation of the origins of philosophical thought in Greek culture."---Peter Adamson, New York Review of Books