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  1. Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

    Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity [Hardback]

    Peter T. Struck (Author)

    £34.95

    ISBN: 9780691169392
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Divination and Human Nature casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination--the reading of divine signs in oracles, omens, and dreams. Popular attitudes during classical antiquity saw these readings as signs from the gods... .... Learn More
  2. The Adventure of the Human Intellect

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781119162551
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    In 1946, a series of lectures by scholars affiliated with the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute were assembled into a volume titled The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man. The lectures explored themes of intellectual history and t... .... Learn More
  3. Moral History

    Moral History: From Herodotus to Diodorus [Hardback]

    Lisa Hau (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474411073
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Why did human beings first begin to write history? Lisa Irene Hau argues that a driving force among Greek historians was the desire to use the past to teach lessons about the present and for the future. She uncovers the moral messages of the ... .... Learn More
  4. Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781118645123
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. 19 distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields, discuss different aspects of this fascinating subject in relation to a large ... .... Learn More
  5. Galen: On the Structure of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon

    Galen: On the Structure of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon [Hardback]

    Ian Johnston (Editor)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674997004
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Galen of Pergamum (AD 129–?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, and medical historian, a theoretician and practitioner, who wrote forcefully and prolifically on an as... .... Learn More
  6. Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

    Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought [Hardback]

    Richard Seaford (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474410991
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    From the sixth century BCE onwards there was a revolution in thought, with novel ideas such as such as that understanding the inner self is both vital for human well-being and central to understanding the universe. This intellectual transform... .... Learn More
  7. The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates [Paperback]

    John Bussanich (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474250894
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Socrates, the largely enigmatic Greek thinker, has had a remarkably enduring influence on virtually every area of philosophical enterprise. The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates introduces readers to the main issues in the philosophy of Socrat... .... Learn More
  8. Protagoras: The Ancient Roots of Postmodern Thought (Ancients in Action)

    Protagoras: The Ancient Roots of Postmodern Thought (Ancients in Action) [Paperback]

    Daniel Silvermintz (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781472510921
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    The presocratic philosopher Protagoras of Abdera (490-420 BC), founder of the sophistic movement, was famously agnostic towards the existence and nature of the gods, and was the proponent of the doctrine that 'man is the measure of all things... .... Learn More
  9. The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle [Paperback]

    Claudia Barrachi (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474250900
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Aristotle is one of the most crucial figures in the history of Western thought, and his name and ideas continue to be invoked in a wide range of contemporary philosophical discussions. The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle brings together lea... .... Learn More
  10. Greek Buddha

    Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia [Hardback]

    Christopher Beckwith (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780691166445
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Greek Buddha shows how Buddhism shaped the philosophy of Pyrrho, the famous founder of Pyrrhonian scepticism in ancient Greece. Identifying Pyrrho's basic teachings with those of Early Buddhism, Christopher I. Beckwith traces the ... .... Learn More

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