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  1. The Adventure of the Human Intellect

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £114.00

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    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 the de... .... Learn More
  2. Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories

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

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    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 numbe... .... Learn More
  3. Form Without Matter

    Form Without Matter: Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception [Hardback]

    Mark Eli Kalderon (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

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    ISBN: 9780198717904
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Mark Eli Kalderon presents an original study in the philosophy of perception written in the medium of historiography. He considers the phenomenology and metaphysics of sensory presentation through the examination of an ancient aporia. Specifically... .... Learn More
  4. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    The Origins of Ancient Greek Science: Blood - A Philosophical Study [Hardback]

    Michael Boylan (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9780415843935
    Published by : Routledge
    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the H... .... Learn More
  5. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521193887
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book seeks to restore Homer to his rightful place among the principal figures in the history of political and moral philosophy. Through this fresh and provocative analysis of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Peter J. Ahrensdorf examines Homer's und... .... Learn More
  6. The Alexandrian Tradition

    The Alexandrian Tradition: Interactions between Science, Religion, and Literature [Paperback]

    Luis Artuto Guichard (Editor); Juan Luis Garcia Alonso (Editor); Marie-Paz de Hoz (Editor)

    Regular Price: £64.95

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    ISBN: 9783034314527
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    This book is the outcome of the conference "Imperial Alexandria: Interactions between Science, Religion and Literature", held at Salamanca University in October 2011. The conference convened a group of experts from different fields to address the ... .... Learn More
  7. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  8. Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?

    Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry (Oxford Philosophical Monographs) [Paperback]

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    ISBN: 9780199684632
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    George Karamanolis breaks new ground in the study of later ancient philosophy by examining the interplay of the two main schools of thought, Platonism and Aristotelianism, from the first century BC to the third century AD. From the time of Antioch... .... Learn More
  9. Arguing with Socrates

    Arguing with Socrates: An Introduction to Plato's Shorter Dialogues [Paperback]

    Christopher Warne (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781441195449
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    An overview of the key themes of the dialogues, their political and cultural context and Socrates' philosophical method. Christopher Warne explores each dialogue in turn, encouraging the reader to engage with the questions raised by Socrates' thou... .... Learn More
  10. Invention of Greek Ethnography

    Invention of Greek Ethnography [Hardback]

    Joseph Skinner (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9780199793600
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Greek ethnography is commonly believed to have developed in conjunction with the wider sense of Greek identity that emerged during the Greeks' "encounter with the barbarian"-Achaemenid Persia-during the late sixth to early fifth centuries BC. The ... .... Learn More

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