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  1. Ramsay MacMullen (2003). Feelings in History, Ancient and Modern. Regina Books.score: 210.0
     
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  2. Alexandra Lianeri (ed.) (2011). The Western Time of Ancient History: Historiographical Encounters with the Greek and Roman Pasts. Cambridge University Press.score: 204.0
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction. Unfounding times: the idea and ideal of ancient history in Western historical thought Alexandra Lianeri; Part I. Theorising Western Time: Concepts and Models: 1. Time's authority François Hartog; 2. Exemplarity and anti-exemplarity in Early Modern Europe Peter Burke; 3. Greek philosophy and Western history: a philosophy-centred temporality Giuseppe Cambiano; 4. Historiography and political theology: Momigliano and the end of history Howard Caygill; Part II. Ancient History and Modern Temporalities: 5. The making of a (...)
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  3. K. Friis Johansen (1998). A History of Ancient Philosophy: From the Beginnings to Augustine. Routledge.score: 192.0
    This book discusses key philosophical concepts and ideologies, including ontology, epistemology, logic, semantics, moral and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics during classical antiquity. Karsten Friis Johansen charts the history of ancient philosophy from the mythological oral tradition, Homer and early tragedy, to the giants of Plato and Aristotle through to paganism and the genesis of Christianity. A History of Ancient Philosophy also presents detailed analysis of individual ancient philosophers and interpretations and commentary on key philosophical passages.
     
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  4. William Archibald Dunning (1902/1972). A History of Political Theories, Ancient and Mediaeval. [New York,Johnson Reprint Corp..score: 174.0
    The Hellenic Peoples in General A history of political theories of the scope defined above must begin with the thought of that brilliant aggregation of ...
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  5. Alfred William Benn (1936). History of Ancient Philosophy. London, Watts & Co..score: 168.0
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  6. Antony Black (2009). A World History of Ancient Political Thought. Oxford University Press.score: 168.0
    Early communities and states -- Egypt -- Mesoptamia, Assyria, Babylon -- Iran -- Israel -- India -- China -- The Greeks -- Rome -- Graeco-Roman humanism -- The Kingdom of Heaven and the Church of Christ -- Themes : similarities and differences between cultures -- General conclusion.
     
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  7. Horatio W. Dresser (1926). A History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell.score: 168.0
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  8. Mario Vegetti (2009). The "Closed Model" in the Interpretation of the History of Ancient Philosophy. Rivista di Filosofia 3 (3):335-346.score: 168.0
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  9. Edward J. Power (1996). Educational Philosophy: A History From the Ancient World to Modern America. Garland Pub..score: 156.0
    The first step in education's long road to respectability lay in the ability of its proponents to demonstrate that it was worthy of collaborating with traditional disciplines in the syllabus of higher learning. The universities where the infant discipline of education was promoted benefited from scholars who engaged in teaching and research with enthusiasm and preached the gospel of scientific education. These schools-Teachers College/Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and Stanford University-gained a reputation as oases of pedagogical knowledge. Soon, public (...)
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  10. Robert A. Mechikoff (2006). A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World. Mcgraw-Hill.score: 156.0
    This engaging and informative text will hold the attention of students and scholars as they take a journey through time to understand the role that history and philosophy have played in shaping the course of sport and physical education in Western and selected non-Western civilizations. Using appropriate theoretical and interpretive frameworks, students will investigate topics such as the historical relationship between mind and body; what philosophers and intellectuals have said about the body as a source of knowledge; educational philosophy and (...)
     
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  11. Anthony Kenny (2006). Ancient Philosophy: A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1. OUP Oxford.score: 156.0
    Sir Anthony Kenny tells the fascinating story of the birth of philosophy and its remarkable flourishing in the ancient Mediterranean world. This is the first of four volumes in which he unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, but serious and deep enough to offer a genuine understanding of the great philosophers, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped (...)
     
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  12. R. J. Hankinson (2002). Doctoring History: Ancient Medical Historiography and Diocles of Carystus. Apeiron 35 (1):61 - 86.score: 150.0
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  13. John W. Herbst (forthcoming). Book Review: Memories of Ancient Israel: An Introduction to Biblical History—Ancient and Modern. [REVIEW] Interpretation 64 (1):98-99.score: 150.0
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  14. J. K. Anderson (1977). War Yvon Garlan: War in the Ancient World: A Social History. (Ancient Culture and Society.) Pp. 200; 3 Maps. London, Chatto & Windus, 1975. Cloth, £3·25. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (01):69-70.score: 150.0
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  15. J. S. Reid (1907). Pais' Legends of Roman History Ancient Legends of Roman History. By Ettore Pais. Translated by Mario E. Costenza. London: Swan Sonnenschein. 9″ × 5½. Pp. Xiv + 336, with 52 Plates and 5 Cuts. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 21 (04):120-122.score: 150.0
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  16. Raul Corazzon, The History of Ancient Logic in the Hellenistic Period.score: 144.0
    "General Survey. The succession of thinkers and schools. The history of ancient philosophy covers about eleven centuries, from Thales who lived during the sixth century B.C. to Boethius and Simplicius who flourished at the beginning of the sixth A.D. From the point of view of the history of formal logic this long epoch may be divided into three periods. (1) The pre-Aristotelian period, from the beginnings to the time at which Aristotle..
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  17. Paul Cartledge (2009). Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities. OUP Oxford.score: 144.0
    The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient Greek models. -/- Ancient Greek civilization was defined by the city - in Greek, the polis, from which we derive 'politics'. It is above all this feature of Greek civilization that has formed its most enduring legacy, spawning such key terms (...)
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  18. Oswyn Murray (2011). Ancient History in the Eighteenth Century. In Alexandra Lianeri (ed.), The Western Time of Ancient History: Historiographical Encounters with the Greek and Roman Pasts. Cambridge University Press. 301--306.score: 144.0
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  19. Marc Van de Mieroop (2013). Recent Trends in the Study of Ancient Near Eastern History: Some Reflections. Journal of Ancient History 1 (1):83-98.score: 144.0
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  20. Heather Gerow (2010). Methodology in Ancient History: Reconstructing the Fall of Samaria. Constellations 2 (1).score: 144.0
    Any reconstruction of a complete narrative of the fall of Samaria must rely on some educated guesswork. The evidence we have is flawed and full of holes, which makes reconstruction very difficult. One can mitigate these problems with scholarly, such as a thorough knowledge of the languages of the primary sources and the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, a broad interdisciplinary approach, and awareness of one's own biases. This paper examines methodologies of using classical sources to (...)
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  21. George Klosko (2012). History of Political Theory: An Introduction: Volume I: Ancient and Medieval. Oup Oxford.score: 144.0
    History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. The first volume traces the development of political theory "from the beginning" in ancient Greece through to the Reformation.
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  22. Gary D. Farney (2013). Editorial Introduction to the First Issue of the Journal of Ancient History. Journal of Ancient History 1 (1).score: 144.0
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  23. Karsten Friis Johansen (1999). A History of Ancient Philosophy: From the Beginning to Augustine. Routledge.score: 144.0
    Translated by Henrik Rosenmeier, A History of Ancient Philosophy charts the origins and development of ancient philosophical thought. For easy reference, the book is divided chronologically into six main parts. The sections are further divided into philosophers and philosophical movements: *Pre-Socratic Philosophy, including mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides *The Great Century of Athens, including the Sophists and Socrates *Plato, including The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus *Aristotle, including The Physics, The Metaphysics and The Poetics *Hellenistic Philosophy, including (...)
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  24. Gunnar Skirbekk (2001). A History of Western Thought: From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century. Routledge.score: 138.0
    History of Western Thought is a comprehensive introduction to the history of Western philosophy from the Pre-Socratics to Twentieth Century thought. In addition to all the key figures, the book covers figures whose contributions have so far been overlooked such as Vico, Montesquieu, Durkheim and Weber.
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  25. Susanne Bobzien (2006). Logic, History Of: Ancient Logic. In Donald M. Borchert (ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Thomson Gale.score: 138.0
    ABSTRACT: A comprehensive introduction to ancient (western) logic from earliest times to the 6th century CE, with a focus on issues that may be of interest to contemporary logicians and covering important topics in Post-Aristotelian logic that are frequently neglected (such as Peripatetic hypothetical syllogistic, the Stoic axiomatic system of propositional logic and various later ancient developments).
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  26. Beverley C. Southgate (1996/2001). History, What and Why?: Ancient, Modern, and Postmodern Perspectives. Routledge.score: 138.0
    History: what & Why? is a highly accessible introductory survey of historians' views about the nature and purpose of their subject. It offers a historical perspective and clear guide to contemporary debates about the nature and purpose of history and a discussion of the traditional model of history as an account of the past "as it was". It assesses the challenges to orthodox views and examines the impact of Marxism, feminism and post-colonialism on the study of history.
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  27. Marco Sgarbi (ed.) (2012). Translatio Studiorum: Ancient, Medieval and Modern Bearers of Intellectual History. Brill.score: 138.0
    This volume collects 17 case studies that characterize the various kinds of translations of the European culture of the last two and a half millennia from ancient Greece to Rome, from the medieval world to the Renaissance up to the ...
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  28. Martin Ostwald (2008). Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture. University of Pennsylvania Press.score: 138.0
    Renowned scholar of Ancient Greek Martin Ostwald explains, for a modern audience, the terms by which the ancient Greeks saw and lived their lives—and ...
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  29. Robert C. Dentan (1955). The Idea of History in the Ancient Near East. New Haven, Yale University Press.score: 138.0
    Ancient Egypt, by L. Bull.--Ancient Mesopotamia, by E.A. Speiser.--Ancient Persia, by G.G. Cameron,--Ancient Israel, by M. Burrows.--The Hellenistic Orient, by C.B. Welles.--Earliest Christianity, by E. Dinkler.--Patristic Christianity, by R.H. Bainton.--Early Islam, by J. Obermann.--The twentieth-century West and the ancient Near East, by P. Schubert.
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  30. Edward Grant (2007). A History of Natural Philosophy: From the Ancient World to the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge University Press.score: 132.0
    Natural philosophy encompassed all natural phenomena of the physical world. It sought to discover the physical causes of all natural effects and was little concerned with mathematics. By contrast, the exact mathematical sciences were narrowly confined to various computations that did not involve physical causes, functioning totally independently of natural philosophy. Although this began slowly to change in the late Middle Ages, a much more thoroughgoing union of natural philosophy and mathematics occurred in the seventeenth century and thereby made the (...)
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  31. Jaap Mansfeld, Keimpe Algra, der Horst, Pieter Willem & David T. Runia (eds.) (1996). Polyhistory: Studies in the History and Historiography of Ancient Philosophy : Presented to Jaap Mansfeld on His Sixtieth Birthday. BRILL.score: 132.0
    It frequently concentrates on the subjects in which the honorand has made important discoveries. The volume concludes with a complete bibliography of Jaap Mansfeld's scholarly work so far.
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  32. Mogens Herman Hansen, Pernille Flensted-Jensen, Thomas Heine Nielsen & Lene Rubinstein (eds.) (2001). Polis & Politics: Studies in Ancient Greek History: Presented to Mogens Herman Hansen on His Sixtieth Birthday, August 20, 2000. Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen.score: 132.0
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  33. V. Tejera (1997). Rewriting the History of Ancient Greek Philosophy. Greenwood Press.score: 132.0
    Tejera examines how Platonism--a philosophy imported from outside Plato's dialogues--changed our understanding of the dialogues.
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  34. Satis Chandra Vidyabhusana (1921/1971). A History of Indian Logic: Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern Schools. Delhi,Motilal Banarsidass.score: 132.0
    The Conciliatory Character of Jaina Logic. In the previous pages there has been given an indication of the services rendered by the Jainas and N° Brihrna^1 H,e the Buddhists in the formation of the Mediaeval School of Indian Logic. Since the  ...
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  35. Ignatius Brady (1959). A History of Ancient Philosophy. Milwaukee, Bruce Pub. Co..score: 132.0
  36. Frederick Eby (1940). The History and Philosophy of Educaton, Ancient and Medieval. New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc..score: 132.0
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  37. Lawrence J. Heney (1939). An Advanced History of Ancient Greek Philosophy. Los Angeles, Calif.,Loyola University of Los Angeles.score: 132.0
  38. Maria Liatsi (2006). Interpretation der Antike: Die Pragmatistische Methode Historischer Forschung: Ein Kommentar Zur Abhandlung von Charles S. Peirce "on the Logic of Drawing History From Ancient Documents, Especially From Testimonies". Olms.score: 132.0
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  39. Frederick Mayer (1950). A History of Ancient & Medieval Philosophy. New York, American Book Co..score: 132.0
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  40. W. Windelband (uuuu/1956). History of Ancient Philosophy. [New York]Dover Publications.score: 132.0
  41. Luca Castagnoli (2010). Ancient Self-Refutation: The Logic and History of the Self-Refutation Argument From Democritus to Augustine. Cambridge University Press.score: 126.0
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Truth, <span class='Hi'>Falsehood</span> and Self-Refutation: 1. Preliminaries; 2. A modern approach: Mackie on the absolute self-refutation of 'nothing is true'; 3. Setting the ancient stage: Dissoi Logoi 4.6; 4. Self-refutation and dialectic: Plato; 5. Speaking to Antiphasis: Aristotle; 6. Introducing peritroph: Sextus Empiricus; 7. Augustine's turn; 8. Interim conclusions; Part II. Pragmatic, Ad Hominem and Operational Self-Refutation: 9. Epicurus against the determinist: blame and reversal; 10. Anti-sceptical dilemmas: pragmatic or ad hominem self-refutations?; (...)
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  42. Roy W. Perrett (1999). History, Time, and Knowledge in Ancient India. History and Theory 38 (3):307–321.score: 126.0
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  43. Allan Silverman (2012). Ancient Self-Refutation: The Logic and History of the Self-Refutation Argument From Democritus to Augustine. By Luca Castagnoli. Ancient Philosophy 32 (2):458-461.score: 126.0
  44. Giovanna Ceserani (2005). Narrative, Interpretation, and Plagiarism in Mr. Robertson's 1778 History of Ancient Greece. Journal of the History of Ideas 66 (3):413-436.score: 126.0
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  45. Marlene Herfort-Koch (1991). Ancient History and the History of Scholarship. Essays in Honour of Karl Christ on His 65th Birthday. Philosophy and History 24 (1/2):93-94.score: 126.0
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  46. Karl Christ (1980). Chiron (Bulletin of the Commission for Ancient History and Epigraphy of the German Archaeological Institute, Vol. 8. Philosophy and History 13 (2):196-198.score: 126.0
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  47. Karl Christ (1972). Chiron (Bulletin of the Commission for Ancient History and Epigraphy of the German Archaeological Institute. Volume I, 1971). Philosophy and History 5 (1):67-69.score: 126.0
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  48. C. Joachim Classen (1990). Polis and Res Publica. Studies in Ancient Thought on Society and History. Philosophy and History 23 (1):82-83.score: 126.0
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  49. Aude Doody (2008). Pliny's Natural History: Enkuklios Paideia and the Ancient Encyclopedia. Journal of the History of Ideas 70 (1):1-21.score: 126.0
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