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  1. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

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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
  2. 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
  3. Arrian's Anabasis

    Arrian's Anabasis [Hardback]

    Bogdan Burliga (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788375312317
    Published by : Akanthina
    Volume: 6
    Bogdan Burliga has written a very interesting study on one of the most important historical sources that has come down to us from Antiquity. The book under review is not, however, yet another historical study on Alexander the Great. Arrian was f... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Cosmology and the Polis

    Cosmology and the Polis [Hardback]

    Richard Seaford (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

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    ISBN: 9781107009271
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book further develops Professor Seaford's innovative work on the study of ritual and money in the developing Greek polis. It employs the concept of the chronotope, which refers to the phenomenon whereby the spatial and temporal frameworks exp... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Frontiers of Pleasure

    Frontiers of Pleasure: Models of Aesthetic Response in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought [Hardback]

    Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199798322
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Frontiers of Pleasure calls into question a number of influential modern notions regarding aesthetics by going back to the very beginnings of aesthetic thought in Greece and raising critical issues regarding conceptions of how one responds to the ... .... Learn More
  10. Parmenides and Presocratic Philosophy

    Parmenides and Presocratic Philosophy [Paperback]

    John Palmer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199664696
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    John Palmer develops and defends a modal interpretation of Parmenides, according to which he was the first philosopher to distinguish in a rigorous manner the fundamental modalities of necessary being, necessary non-being or impossibility, and non... .... Learn More

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