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  1. Resources in Ancient Philosophy: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship in English, 1965-1989.Albert A. Bell - 1991 - Scarecrow Press.
    Covers all philosophers appearing in standard textbooks, from Thales to Augustine . A brief introduction to each thinker or school summarizes their major themes.
  2. Making a Necessity of Virtue. Aristotle and Kant on Virtue.Nancy Sherman - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book is the first to offer a detailed analysis of Aristotelian and Kantian ethics together, in a way that remains faithful to the texts and responsive to debates in contemporary ethics. Recent moral philosophy has seen a revival of interest in the concept of virtue, and with it a reassessment of the role of virtue in the work of Aristotle and Kant. This book brings that re-assessment to a new level of sophistication. Nancy Sherman argues that Kant preserves a (...)
  3. Aristotle.W. D. Ross - 1923 - Routledge.
    Sir David Ross was one of the most distinguished and influential Aristotelians of this century; his study has long been established as an authoritative survey ...
  4. The Crane's Walk: Plato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth.Jeremy Barris - 2009 - Fordham University Press.
    In The Crane's Walk, Jeremy Barris seeks to show that we can conceive and live with a pluralism of standpoints with conflicting standards for truth--with the truth of each being entirely unaffected by the truth of the others. He argues that Plato's work expresses this kind of pluralism, and that this pluralism is important in its own right, whether or not we agree about what Plato's standpoint is.The longest tradition of Plato scholarship identifies crucial faults in Plato's theory of Ideas. (...)
  5. An Introduction to Early Greek Philosophy.John Mansley Robinson - 1968 - Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  6. Religions of the Ancient Greeks.S. R. F. Price - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a book about the religious life of the Greeks from the eighth century BC to the fifth century AD, looked at in the context of a variety of different cities and periods. Simon Price does not describe some abstract and self-contained system of religion or myths but examines local practices and ideas in the light of general Greek ideas, relating them for example, to gender roles and to cultural and political life (including Attic tragedy and the trial of (...)
  7. The Composition of Aristotle's Athenaion Politeia: Observation and Explanation.John J. Keaney - 1992 - Oxford University Press.
    Discovered one hundred years ago, Aristotle's Athenaion Politeia is invaluable to contemporary understanding of Athenian democracy. As a historical record, however, it has been found to be so unreliable that some have questioned its true authorship, and it has remained largely ignored by those studying philosophy and literature. Keaney uses a literary approach to reassert Aristotle's authorship and to present the Athenaion Politeia as a document that defies the constraints of any particular genre--probably never intended to be a piece of (...)
  8. 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 (...)
  9. The Trial and Execution of Socrates: Sources and Controversies.Thomas C. Brickhouse & Nicholas D. Smith (eds.) - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    Socrates is one of the most important yet enigmatic philosophers of all time; his fame has endured for centuries despite the fact that he never actually wrote anything. In 399 B.C.E., he was tried on the charge of impiety by the citizens of Athens, convicted by a jury, and sentenced to death (ordered to drink poison derived from hemlock). About these facts there is no disagreement. However, as the sources collected in this book and the scholarly essays that follow them (...)
  10. A Guide to Plato’s Republic.Daryl H. Rice - 1997 - Oxford University Press.
    A Guide to Plato's Republic provides an integral interpretation of the Republic that is accessible even to readers approaching Plato's masterwork for the first time. Written at a level understandable to undergraduates, it is ideal for students and other readers who have little or no background in philosophy or political theory. Rice anticipates their inevitable reactions to the Republic and treats them seriously, opening the way to an appreciation of the complexities of the text without oversimplifying it. While many books (...)
  11. Plato's Republic.Alexander Sesonske - 1966 - Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co..
  12. Phaedo. Plato - 1975 - Clarendon Press.
    This new edition is eminently suitable for readers new to Plato, offering a readable translation which is accessible without the aid of a commentary andassumes..
  13. The Fabric of Character: Aristotle's Theory of Virtue.Nancy Sherman - 1989 - Oxford University Press.
    Most traditional accounts of Aristotle's theory of ethical education neglect its cognitive aspects. This book asserts that, in Aristotle's view, excellence of character comprises both the sentiments and practical reason. Sherman focuses particularly on four aspects of practical reason as they relate to character: moral perception, choicemaking, collaboration, and the development of those capacities in moral education. Throughout the book, she is sensitive to contemporary moral debates, and indicates the extent to which Aristotle's account of practical reason provides an alternative (...)
  14. Plato's Stepping Stones: Degrees of Moral Virtue.Michael Cormack - 2006 - Continuum.
    Examines the dialogues from Plato's early and middle periods and illustrates the similarities and differences between Plators"s concept of craft knowledge and ...
  15. From Empedocles to Wittgenstein: Historical Essays in Philosophy.Anthony Kenny - 2008 - Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press ;.
    Concepts of creation -- Life after Etna : Empedocles in prose and poetry -- Virtue and the good in Plato and Aristotle -- Aristotle's criteria for happiness -- Practical truth in Aristotle -- Aristotle's categories in the Latin fathers -- Essence and existence : Aquinas and Islamic philosophy -- Aquinas on the beginning of individual human life -- Thomas and thomism -- Aquinas in America -- Philosophy states only what everyone admits -- Cognitive scientism -- The Wittgenstein editions -- Knowledge, (...)
  16. The Philosophers of Greece.Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh - 1964 - State University of New York Press.
  17. Literature Against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida: A Defence of Poetry.Mark Edmundson - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    This timely book argues that the institutionalisation of literary theory, particularly within American and British academic circles, has led to a sterility of thought which ignores the special character of literary art. Mark Edmundson traces the origins of this tendency to the ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry, in which Plato took the side of philosophy; and he shows how the work of modern theorists - Foucault, Derrida, de Man and Bloom - exhibits similar drives to subsume poetic art into (...)
  18. Aristotle's Political Theory: An Introduction for Students of Political Theory.R. G. Mulgan - 1977 - Clarendon Press.
    This book aims to provide an introduction to Aristotle's Politics, highlighting the major themes and arguments offered in the scholar's work. It begins with a discussion on what Aristotle perceives as human good, which he had described as the ethical purpose of political science, and how he views the political community, or the polis, as a community of persons formed with a view to some good purpose and a supreme entity in the sense that it is not just one aspect (...)
  19. Aristotle's Ethics.J. O. Urmson - 1988 - Blackwell.
    Introduces Aristotle's writings on ethics, and discusses character, intelligence, pleasure, and friendship.
  20. On Aristotle's "on the Soul 1.3-5".John Philoponus - 2006 - Cornell University Press.
  21. Musings on the Meno: A New Translation with Commentary.John E. Thomas - 1980 - Distributors for U.S. And Canada, Kluwer Boston.
  22. 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 (...)
  23. 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, ...
  24. 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.
  25. Art and Truth After Plato.Tom Rockmore - 2013 - University of Chicago Press.
    In Art and Truth after Plato, Tom Rockmore argues that Plato has in fact never been satisfactorily answered—and to demonstrate that, he offers a comprehensive account of Plato’s influence through nearly the whole history of Western ...
  26. The Illustrated to Think Like God: Pythagoras and Parmenides, the Origins of Philosophy.Arnold Hermann - 2004 - Parmenides Publishing.
    Fascinating illustrations contribute to this illuminating and award-winning account of how and why philosophy emerged and make it a must-read for any inquisitive thinker unsatisfied with prevailing assumptions on this timely and highly relevant subject._ By taking the reader back to the Greek colonies of Southern Italy more than 500 years B.C., the author, with unparalleled insight, tells the story of the Pythagorean quest for otherwordly konwledge -- a tale of cultism, political conspiracies, and bloody uprisings that eventually culminate in (...)
  27. From Plato to Wittgenstein: The Historical Foundations of Mind.Daniel Kolak (ed.) - 1994 - Wadsworth Pub. Co..
  28. The Ontology of Socratic Questioning in Plato's Early Dialogues.Sean D. Kirkland - 2012 - State University of New York Press.
    A provocative close reading revealing a radical, proto-phenomenological Socrates.
  29. From the Many to the One.A. W. H. Adkins - 1970 - Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
  30. Plato's Individuals.Mary M. McCabe - 1994 - Princeton University Press.
    Contradicting the long-held belief that Aristotle was the first to discuss individuation systematically, Mary Margaret McCabe argues that Plato was concerned with what makes something a something and that he solved the problem in a ...
  31. Plato’s Charmides: Positive Elenchus in a 'Socratic' Dialogue.Thomas M. Tuozzo - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Part I. Approaching the Dialogue: 1. Methodological preliminaries; 2. Historical and cultural context; Part II. Appropaching the Argument: 3. The opening scene; 4. Dialectic in the Charmides; Part III. The Dialectical Investigation: 5. Sophrosyne and its value; 6. Sophrosyne as self-knowledge: two reformulations; 7. Possibility of self-knowledge: Critian formulation; 8. Possibilitiy of self-knowledge; Socratic formulation; 9. Return of the value question; 10. Socrates' final speech and closing scene; 11. Sophrosyne, knowledge, and the good.
  32. Introduction to Aristotle. Aristotle - 1992 - Modern Library.
    Includes the complete Posterior Analytics, De Anima, Nichomachean, Ethics , and Poetics with selections from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics.
  33. Philosophy and Technology II: Information Technology and Computers in Theory and Practice.Carl Mitcham & Alois Huning (eds.) - 1985 - Reidel.
    INTRODUCTION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTERS AS THEMES IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY Philosophical interest in computers and information technology ...
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  34. Language, Thought and Falsehood in Ancient Greek Philosophy.Nicholas DENYER - 1991 - Routledge.
    CONTRASTING PREJUDICES TRUTH AND FALSEHOOD How can one say something false? How can one even think such a thing? Since, for example, all men are mortal, ...
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  35. 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 (...)
  36. The Pre-Socratics.Alexander P. D. Mourelatos - 1974 - Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press.
  37. Cosmos and Hearth: A Cosmopolite's Viewpoint.Yi-Fu Tuan - 1996 - Univ of Minnesota Press.
    In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happily human.
  38. Philosophy for Counselling and Psychotherapy: Pythagoras to Postmodernism.Alex Howard - 2000 - Palgrave.
    This fascinating and thought-provoking book provides much-needed philosophical background for counselors, therapists, and healthcare workers looking for broader, deeper foundations in the struggle to help and make sense of others. While examining the best among 20th century philosophy it shows the wealth of inspiration of earlier centuries, and demonstrates with remarkable clarity the way in which the ideas of, and the relations between, these philosophers can inspire, inform, and underpin much of counseling and psychotherapy.
  39. Athenian Officials, 684-321 B.C.R. Develin - 1989 - Cambridge University Press.
    The aim of this work of reference is to provide a full year-by-year list of officials from archaic and classical Athens, along with, where appropriate, a short notice of their activities, including all the evidence pertaining to an individual's office in a particular year. It also contains all state decrees datable to any year or which contain relevant information. It offers a basic reference, of a kind that has been lacking up to now, for the study of Athenian magistracies and (...)
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  40. The Pre-Socratics: A Collection of Critical Essays.Alexander P. D. Mourelatos (ed.) - 1974 - Princeton University Press.
    This collection introduces readers to some of the most respected Pre-Socratic scholarship of the twentieth century. It includes translations of important works from European scholars that were previously unavailable in English and incorporates the major topics and approaches of contemporary scholarship. Here is an essential book for students and scholars alike. "Students of the Pre-Socratics must be grateful to Mourelatos and his publishers for making these essays available to a wider public."--T. H. Irwin, American Journal of Philology "Mourelatos is a (...)
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  41. Aristotle the Philosopher.J. L. Ackrill - 1981 - Oxford University Press.
    Aristotle is widely regarded as the greatest of all philosophers; indeed, he is traditionally referred to simply as `the philosopher'. Today, after more than two millennia, his arguments and ideas continue to stimulate philosophers and provoke them to controversy. In this book J.L. Ackrill conveys the force and excitement of Aristotle's philosophical investigations, thereby showing why contemporary philosophers still draw from him and return to him. He quotes extensively from Aristotle's works in his own notably clear English translation, and a (...)
  42. The Thought of Cicero.Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1964 - London: Bell.
  43. Platonic Ethics, Old and New.Julia Annas - 1999 - Cornell University Press.
    Offers a fundamental reexamination of Plato's ethical thought, highlighting the differences between ancient & modern assumptions & stressing the need to be ...
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  44. Anti-Mimesis From Plato to Hitchcock.Tom Cohen - 1994 - Cambridge University Press.
    The material elements of writing have long been undervalued, and have been dismissed by recent historicising trends of criticism; but analysis of these elements - sound, signature, letters - can transform our understanding of literary texts. In this book Tom Cohen shows how, in an era of representational criticism and cultural studies, the role of close reading has been overlooked. Arguing that much recent criticism has been caught in potentially regressive models of representation, Professor Cohen undertakes to counter this by (...)
  45. Physical Thought From the Presocratics to the Quantum Physicists: An Anthology.Samuel Sambursky (ed.) - 1974 - Universe Books.
  46. Plato, the Midwife's Apprentice.I. M. Crombie - 1964 - Greenwood Press.
    In Plato’s Theaetetus , Socrates is portrayed as a midwife to the intellect, a metaphor for his task as a dialectician as he seeks to help give birth to wisdom. Thus it is that the author refers to Plato as the midwife’s apprentice. This volume represents an attempt to provide a more manageable account of the author’s two volume magnum opus, An Examination of Plato’s Doctrines . An accessible and lucid introduction to Plato’s ideas is provided which nonetheless challenges traditional (...)
  47. Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity.David Sedley - 2008 - University of California Press.
    In this book, David Sedley examines this question and illuminates new historical perspectives on the pantheon of thinkers who laid the foundations of Western ...
  48. Archaic Logic: Symbol and Structure in Heraclitus, Parmenides and Empedocles.Raymond Adolph Prier - 1976 - Mouton.
  49. Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy.John Peter Anton, George L. Kustas & Anthony Preus (eds.) - 1971 - State University of New York Press.
    Preface The editors of this volume wish to express their appreciation for the trust which the officers and membership of the Society for Ancient Greek ...
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  50. The Liberal Temper in Greek Politics.Eric Alfred Havelock - 1957 - London: J. Cape.
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