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  1. The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

    The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates [Paperback]

    Peter E. Pormann (Editor)

    Regular Price: £26.99

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    ISBN: 9781107695849
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
    Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine. Dubbed the 'father of medicine', he has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the East and West. Despite this, little is known about him, and scholars have long debated his re... .... Learn More
  2. Naturvorstellungen im Altertum: Schilderungen und Darstellungen von Natur im Alten Orient und in der Klassischen Antike

    Naturvorstellungen im Altertum: Schilderungen und Darstellungen von Natur im Alten Orient und in der Klassischen Antike [Paperback]

    Florian Schimpf (Editor); Dominik Berrens (Editor); Katharina Hillenbrand (Editor); Tim Brandes (Editor); Carrie Schidlo (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

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    ISBN: 9781784918255
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Everyone who investigates pre-modern concepts of nature cannot avoid a critical reflection on the ancient understandings of it. Here, "nature" is understood in the sense of a seemingly untouched space, largely independent of human culture. While t... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Moral History

    Moral History: From Herodotus to Diodorus [Hardback]

    Lisa Hau (Author)

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    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 ancie... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  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)

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    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 transformation... .... Learn More
  7. Protagoras: The Ancient Roots of Postmodern Thought (Ancients in Action)

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

    Daniel Silvermintz (Author)

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    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'. St... .... Learn More
  8. The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle [Paperback]

    Claudia Barrachi (Editor)

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    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 leading ... .... Learn More
  9. The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates [Paperback]

    John Bussanich (Editor)

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    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 Socrates. ... .... Learn More
  10. Form Without Matter

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

    Mark Eli Kalderon (Author)

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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

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