Early Greek Philosophy by John Burnet, with Burnet's notes
7. The "Opinions" of Theophrastus 9. The Placita and Stobaeus

From Burnet's Note on the Sources

8. Doxographers
A work of this kind was, of course, a godsend to the epitomators and compilers of handbooks, who flourished more and more as the Greek genius declined. These either followed Theophrastos in arranging the subject-matter under heads, or else they broke up his work, and rearranged his statements under the names of the various philosophers to whom they applied. This latter class form the natural transition between the doxographers proper and the biographers, so I have ventured to distinguish them by the name of biographical doxographers.








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