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  1. Feminism and Ancient Philosophy.Julie K. Ward (ed.) - 1996 - Routledge.
    An important volume connecting classical studies with feminism, Feminism and Ancient Philosophy provides an even-handed assessment of the ancient philosophers' discussions of women and explains which ancient views can be fruitful for feminist theorizing today. The papers in this anthology range from classical Greek philosophy through the Hellenistic period, with the predominance of essays focusing on topics such as the relation of reason and the emotions, the nature of emotions and desire, and related issues in moral psychology. The volume contains (...)
  2. Classical Thought.Terence Irwin - 1989 - Oxford University Press.
    Covering over 1000 years of classical philosophy from Homer to Saint Augustine, this accessible, comprehensive study details the major philosophies and philosophers of the period--the Pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Neoplatonism. Though the emphasis is on questions of philosophical interest, particularly ethics, the theory of knowledge, philosophy of mind, and philosophical theology, Irwin includes discussions of the literary and historical background to classical philosophy as well as the work of other important thinkers--Greek tragedians, historians, medical writers, and early (...)
  3. Plato's Theory of Ethics: The Moral Criterion and the Highest Good.Rupert Clendon Lodge - 1928 - New York: Harcourt, Brace.
    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
  4. The Presocratic Philosophers.G. S. Kirk - 1957 - Cambridge University Press.
  5. The Philosophers of Greece.Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh - 1964 - State University of New York Press.
  6. Classical Philosophy.Terence Irwin (ed.) - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    This Oxford Reader seeks to introduce some of the main philosophical questions raised by the Greek and Roman philosophers of classical antiquity. Selections from the writings of ancient philosophers are interspersed with Terence Irwin's incisive commentary, and sometimes with contributions from modern philosophers expounding relevant philosophical positions or discussing particular aspects of classical philosophy. The arrangement of the book is thematic, rather than chronological, allowing the reader to focus on philosophical problems and ideas, but a general introduction places philosophers and (...)
  7. Greek Philosophy.C. J. de Vogel - 1950 - Leiden: E.J. Brill.
    This fact surely must exhort us to a certain prudence as to the application of his criterion. De Vogel, Greek Philosophy II a ...
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  8. Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers.Kathleen Freeman & Hermann Diels (eds.) - 1948 - Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
    Gathers fragments of the writings of early Greek philosophers, including Hesiod, Anaximander, Pythagoras, and Zeno.
  9. Atoms, Pneuma, and Tranquillity: Epicurean and Stoic Themes in European Thought.Margaret J. Osler (ed.) - 1991 - Cambridge University Press.
    This volume examines the influence that Epicureanism and Stoicism, two philosophies of nature and human nature articulated during classical times, exerted on the development of European thought to the Enlightenment. Although the influence of these philosophies has often been noted in certain areas, such as the influence of Stoicism on the development of Christian thought and the influence of Epicureanism on modern materialism, the chapters in this volume forward a new awareness of the degree to which these philosophies and their (...)
  10. The Greek Philosophers.W. K. C. Guthrie - 1950 - London: Methuen.
  11. Intellectual Experiments of the Greek Enlightenment.Friedrich Solmsen - 1975 - Princeton University Press.
  12. A Jonathan Edwards Reader.Jonathan Edwards - 1995 - Yale University Press.
    Prepared by editors of the distinguished series The Works of Jonathan Edwards, this authoritative anthology includes selected treatises, sermons, and autobiographical material by early America’s greatest theologian and philosopher.
  13. The Art of Plato: Ten Essays in Platonic Interpretation.R. B. Rutherford - 1995 - Harvard University Press.
    This book is not a study of Plato's philosophy, but a contribution to the literary interpretation of the dialogues, through analysis of their formal structure, ...
  14. Psychology (Companions to Ancient Thought: 2).Stephen Everson (ed.) - 1991 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    This second Companion deals with the ancient theories of the psyche. The essays range over more than eight hundred years of psychological enquiry and provide critical analyses not only of the ancient discussions of the nature of the psyche and its states, but of such central topics as perception, subjectivity, the explanation of action, and what it is to be a person. In examining the wide variety of the different psychological theories offered by the ancient thinkers, from the increasingly complex (...)
  15. Platonism.Paul Elmer More - 1931 - New York: Greenwood Press.
    The three Socratic theses.--The Socratic quest.--The Platonic quest.--The Socratic paradox: the dualism of Plato.--Psychology.--The doctrine of ideas.--Science and cosmogony.--Metaphysics.--Conclusion.
  16. An Introduction to Greek Philosophy.John Victor Luce - 1972 - Thames & Hudson.
  17. Yes, but Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight.Dwayne A. Tunstall - 2009 - Fordham University Press.
    This book argues that Josiah Royce bequeathed to philosophy a novel idealism based on an ethico-religious insight.This insight became the basis for an idealistic personalism, wherein the Real is the personal and a metaphysics of community is the most appropriate approach to metaphysics for personal beings, especially in an often impersonal and technological intellectual climate. -/- The first part of the book traces how Royce constructed his idealistic personalism in response to criticisms made by George Holmes Howison. That personalism is (...)
  18. Philosophy and the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.Nicholas Joll (ed.) - 2012 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    [Adapted from the book's back-cover:] -/- This is the ‘philosophy and. .’ book that really needed to be written – because it is about The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. For (to paraphrase the great man himself) Hitchhiker’s is not above a little philosophy in the same way that the sea is not above the sky. Moreover: this edited collection tries hard to combine accessibility – and some humour – with rigour. The book contains an introduction, nine chapters (all originally (...)
  19. Socratic Perplexity and the Nature of Philosophy.Gareth B. Matthews - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    Gareth Matthews suggests that we can better understand the nature of philosophical inquiry if we recognize the central role played by perplexity. The seminal representation of philosophical perplexity is in Plato's dialogues; Matthews examines the intriguing shifts in Plato's attitude to perplexity and suggests that these may represent a course of philosophical development that philosophers follow even today.
  20. The Discovery of the Mind: In Greek Philosophy and Literature.Bruno Snell - 1960 - Dover Publications.
    German classicist's monumental study of the origins of European thought in Greek literature and philosophy. Brilliant, widely influential. Includes "Homer's View of Man," "The Olympian Gods," "The Rise of the Individual in the Early Greek Lyric," "Pindar's Hymn to Zeus," "Myth and Reality in Greek Tragedy," and "Aristophanes and Aesthetic Criticism.".
  21. Antient Metaphysics.James Burnett Monboddo - 1779 - Garland.
  22. Heraclides of Pontus.H. B. Gottschalk - 1980 - Oxford University Press.
  23. From Knowledge to Wisdom: A Revolution in the Aims and Methods of Science.Nicholas Maxwell - 1984 - Oxford: Blackwell.
    This book argues for the need to put into practice a profound and comprehensive intellectual revolution, affecting to a greater or lesser extent all branches of scientific and technological research, scholarship and education. This intellectual revolution differs, however, from the now familiar kind of scientific revolution described by Kuhn. It does not primarily involve a radical change in what we take to be knowledge about some aspect of the world, a change of paradigm. Rather it involves a radical change in (...)
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  24. In the Beginning: Some Greek Views on the Origins of Life and the Early State of Man.W. K. C. Guthrie - 1957 - Greenwood Press.
  25. Selected Papers.William Arthur Heidel - 1980 - Garland.
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  26. Plato’s Universe.Gregory Vlastos - 1975 - Parmenides.
  27. Humanist Anthology: From Confucius to Attenborough.Margaret Knight & Jim Herrick (eds.) - 1995 - Prometheus Books.
  28. Popular Ethics in Ancient Greece.Lionel Ignacius Cusack Pearson - 1962 - Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press.
    Library POPULAR ETHICS IN ANCIENT GREECE Lionel Pearson STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS STANFORD. ...
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  29. Animal Minds and Human Morals: The Origins of the Western Debate.Richard Sorabji - 1993 - Cornell University Press.
    Animal Minds and Human Morals sheds new light on traditional arguments surrounding the status of animals while pointing beyond them to current moral dilemmas.
  30. Statesman. Plato - 1992 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    This edition of Martin Ostwald's revised version of J. B. Skemp's 1952 translation of _Statesman_ includes a new selected bibliography, as well as Ostwald's interpretive introduction, which traces the evolution in Plato's political philosophy from _Republic_ to _Statesman to Laws_--from philosopher-king to royal statesman.
  31. Zeno's Paradoxes.Wesley C. Salmon (ed.) - 1970 - Bobbs-Merrill.
    ABNER SHIMONY of the Paradox A PHILOSOPHICAL PUPPET PLAY Dramatis personae: Zeno , Pupil, Lion Scene: The school of Zeno at Elea. Pup. Master! ...
  32. Laws. Plato - 2006 - Dover Publications.
    A lively dialogue between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, Plato's Laws reflects the essence of the philosopher's reasoning on political theory and practice. It also embodies his mature and more practical ideas about a utopian republic. Plato's discourse ranges from everyday issues of criminal and matrimonial law to wider considerations involving the existence of the gods, the nature of the soul, and the problem of evil. Translated by the distinguished scholar Benjamin Jowett, this edition is an authoritative choice (...)
  33. Listening to the Logos: Speech and the Coming of Wisdom in Ancient Greece.Christopher Lyle Johnstone - 2009 - University of South Carolina Press.
    Prologue -- The Greek stones speak : toward an archaeology of consciousness -- Singing the muses' song : myth, wisdom, and speech -- Physis, kosmos, logos : presocratic thought and the emergence of nature-consciousness -- Sophistical wisdom, Socratic wisdom, and the political life -- Civic wisdom, divine wisdom : Socrates, Plato, and two visions for the Athenian citizen -- Speculative wisdom, practical wisdom : Aristotle and the culmination of Hellenic thought -- Epilogue.
  34. Human Flourishing.Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume examine the nature of human flourishing and its relationship to a variety of other key concepts in moral theory. Some of them trace the link between flourishing and human nature, asking whether a theory of human nature can allow us to develop an objective list of goods that are of value to all agents, regardless of their individual purposes or aims. Some essays look at the role of friendships or parent-child relationships in a good life, (...)
  35. Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals.Daniel A. Dombrowski - 2009 - University of Chicago Press.
    The ancient background -- Weiss and the pursuit of bodily excellence -- Huizinga and the homo ludens hypothesis -- Feezell, moderation, and irony -- The process of becoming virtuous.
  36. The Greek Philosophical Vocabulary.J. O. Urmson - 1990 - Duckworth.
  37. Reading the Bible: Intention, Text, Interpretation.Robert D. Lane (ed.) - 1994 - University Press of America.
    This book argues that the best way to understand the stories of the Old and New Testaments is to consider them as human stories with sophisticated narrative techniques at play. God is a character in these stories from the beginning, and considering god as a character in a narrative proves fruitful in responding to the human voices of these stories. -/- Although many readers go to the Bible to find the revealed word of Yahweh or of the Christian God, what (...)
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  38. Imagologies: Media Philosophy.Esa Saarinen & Mark Taylor - 1994 - Routledge.
    _Imagologies: Media Philosophy_ is no ordinary book. Provocative, irritating and stimulating, this is a work to be engaged, questioned and pondered. As the web of telecommunications technology spreads across the globe, the site of economic development, social change, and political struggle shifts to the realm of media and communications. In this remarkable book, Mark Taylor and Esa Saarinen challenge readers to rethink politics, economics, education, religion, architecture, and even thinking itself. When the world is wired, nothing remains the same. To (...)
  39. Terminator and Philosophy: I'll Be Back, Therefore I Am.Kevin S. Decker & Richard Brown (eds.) - 2009 - Wiley.
    A timely book that uses science fiction to provoke reflection and discussion on philosophical issues From the nature of mind to the ethics of AI and neural enhancement, science fiction thought experiments fire the philosophical imagination, encouraging us to think outside of the box about classic philosophical problems and even to envision new ones. Science Fiction and Philosophy explores puzzles about virtual reality, transhumanism, whether time travel is possible, the nature of artificial intelligence, and topics in neuroethics, among other timely (...)
  40. Letters From a Stoic.Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1969 - Harmondsworth, Penguin.
    SENECA S LIFE Lucius ANNABUS SENECA was born at Cordoba, then the leading town in Roman Spain, at about the same time as Christ.1 His father, Marcus Annaeus ...
  41. The Delusions of Invulnerability: Wisdom and Morality in Ancient Greece, China, and Today.G. E. R. Lloyd - 2005 - Duckworth.
  42. The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece.Marcel Detienne - 1996 - the Mit Press.
  43. What is Ancient Philosophy?Pierre Hadot - 2002 - Harvard University Press.
    A magisterial mappa mundi of the terrain that Pierre Hadot has so productively worked for decades, this ambitious work revises our view of ancient philosophy- ...
  44. Ancient Philosophy: From 600 Bce to 500 Ce.Brian Duignan (ed.) - 2010 - Britannica Educational Pub. In Association with Rosen Educational Services.
    Presents an introduction to philosophy in the ancient world, discussing the writings of the Pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, as well as the teachings of Stoicism, Epicureanism, and the early Jewish and Christian authors.
  45. Ancient Philosophy.Anthony Kenny - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    Sir Anthony Kenny here tells the fascinating story of the birth of philosophy and its remarkable flourishing in the ancient Mediterranean world. This is the initial volume of a four-book set in which Kenny will unfold a magisterial new history of Western philosophy, the first major single-author history of philosophy to appear in decades. Ancient Philosophy spans over a thousand years and brings to life the great minds of the past, from Thales, Pythagoras, and Parmenides, to Socrates, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, (...)
  46. The Symposium. Plato - 1956 - MacMillan Publishing Company.
    Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Gill.
  47. The Human Touch: Our Part in the Creation of a Universe.Michael Frayn - 2006 - Metropolitan Books.
    What do we really know? What are we in relation to the world around us? Here, the acclaimed playwright and novelist takes on the great questions of his career—and of our lives Humankind, scientists agree, is an insignificant speck in the impersonal vastness of the universe. But what would that universe be like if we were not here to say something about it? Would there be numbers if there were no one to count them? Would the universe even be vast, (...)
  48. The Book of Dead Philosophers.Simon Critchley - 2008 - Granta.
    Pre-Socratics, physiologists, sages and sophists -- Platonists, Cyrenaics, Aristotelians and cynics -- Sceptics, stoics and epicureans -- Classical Chinese philosophers -- Romans (serious and ridiculous) and neoplatonists -- The deaths of Christian saints -- Medieval philosophers: Christian, Islamic, and Judaic -- Philosophy in the Latin Middle Ages -- Renaissance, Reformation and scientific revolution -- Rationalists (material and immaterial), empiricists and religious dissenters -- Philosophes, materialists and sentimentalists -- Many Germans and some non-Germans -- The masters of suspicion and some unsuspicious (...)
  49. Inventing Superstition: From the Hippocratics to the Christians.Dale B. Martin - 2004 - Harvard University Press.
    Inventing Superstition weaves a powerfully coherent argument that will transform our understanding of religion in Greek and Roman culture and the wider ancient ...
  50. How Plato and Pythagoras Can Save Your Life: The Ancient Greek Prescription for Health and Happiness.Nicholas Kardaras - 2011 - Red Wheel/Weiser.
    My personal odyssey -- Tripping the night fantastic. Who-and what-am I? -- The journey home. Take me to the river-- -- The being human -- White crows : mystics, savants, and other harbingers of human potential. Mystic mind (or how to crack open the cranium) -- Wake up! Greek philosophy breaks the trance -- The ultimate cage match : philosophy, science, and religion (or togas, Bibles, and microscopes : why can't we all just get along?) -- Homo anxious : I (...)
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