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  1. The Peripatetics: Aristotle's Heirs

    The Peripatetics: Aristotle's Heirs [Paperback]

    H. Baltussen (Author)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9781844655762
    Published by : Acumen Publishing
    The Peripatetics explores the development of Peripatetic thought from Theophrastus and Strato to the work of the commentator Alexander of Aphrodisias. The book examines whether the internal dynamics of this philosophical school allowed for a unity... .... Learn More
  2. Logos Without Rhetoric: The Arts of Language Before Plato

    Logos Without Rhetoric: The Arts of Language Before Plato [Hardback]

    Robin Reames (Editor)

    £53.50

    ISBN: 9781611177688
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Series: Studies in Rhetoric/Communication
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    How did rhetoric begin and what was it before it was called "rhetoric"? Must art have a name to be considered art? What is the difference between eloquence and rhetoric? And what were the differences among poets, philosophers, sophists, and rhetor... .... Learn More
  3. A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

    A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India [Hardback]

    Stuart Gray (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190636319
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    At its core, politics is all about relations of rule. Accordingly one of the central preoccupations of political theory is what it means for human beings to rule over one another or share in a process of ruling. While political theorists tend to r... .... Learn More
  4. Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy

    Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy [Hardback]

    Ariel Helfer (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812249132
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In the classical world, political ambition posed an intractable problem. Ancient Greek democracies fostered in their most promising youths a tension-ridden combination of the desire for personal glory and deep-seated public-spiritedness in hopes o... .... Learn More
  5. The Works of Archimedes: Volume 2, on Spirals: Archimedes and the Physical World: Volume 2

    The Works of Archimedes: Volume 2, on Spirals: Archimedes and the Physical World: Volume 2 [Hardback]

    Archimedes (Author); Reviel Netz (Editor)

    £79.99

    ISBN: 9780521661454
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the second volume of the first fully-fledged English translation of the works of Archimedes - antiquity's greatest scientist and one of the most important scientific figures in history. It covers On Spirals and is based on a reconsideratio... .... Learn More
  6. Tragic Pleasure from Homer to Plato

    Tragic Pleasure from Homer to Plato [Hardback]

    Rana Saadi Liebert (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107184442
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a resolution of the paradox posed by the pleasure of tragedy by returning to its earliest articulations in archaic Greek poetry and its subsequent emergence as a philosophical problem in Plato's Republic. Socrates' claim that trag... .... Learn More
  7. Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary

    Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary [Hardback]

    Christopher Gill (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781786940162
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    This book aims to bring together all the evidence relevant for understanding Plato's Atlantis Story, providing the Greek text of the relevant Platonic texts (the start of Plato's Timaeus and the incomplete Critias), together with a commentary on l... .... Learn More
  8. Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary

    Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary [Paperback]

    Christopher Gill (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781786940155
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    This book aims to bring together all the evidence relevant for understanding Plato's Atlantis Story, providing the Greek text of the relevant Platonic texts (the start of Plato's Timaeus and the incomplete Critias), together with a commentary on l... .... Learn More
  9. Diogenes of Oinoanda: Epicureanism and Philosophical Debates

    Diogenes of Oinoanda: Epicureanism and Philosophical Debates [Hardback]

    Pierre-Marie Morel (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789462701014
    Published by : Leuven University Press
    Series: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy - Series 1
    Volume: 55
    The texts of Diogenes of Oinoanda (2nd century AD) who invited his readers to an Epicurean life is the largest ancient inscription ever discovered. Over 70 new finds have increased the number of known wall blocks and fragments to nearly 300, offer... .... Learn More
  10. Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia

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

    Christopher I. Beckwith (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780691176321
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Pyrrho of Elis went with Alexander the Great to Central Asia and India during the Greek invasion and conquest of the Persian Empire in 334-324 BC. There he met with early Buddhist masters. Greek Buddha shows how their Early Buddhism shaped the phi... .... Learn More

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