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  1. 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
  2. The Hemlock Cup

    The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life [Paperback]

    Bettany Hughes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781400076017
    Published by : Vintage Books
    We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. His aphorism 'The unexamined life is not worth living' may have originated twenty-five centuries ago, but it is a founding principle of modern life. For seventy years Socrates was a v... .... Learn More
  3. Potamo of Alexandria and the Emergence of Eclecticism in Late Hellenistic Philosophy

    Potamo of Alexandria and the Emergence of Eclecticism in Late Hellenistic Philosophy [Hardback]

    Myrto Hatzimichali (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521197281
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Eclecticism is a concept widely used in the history of ancient philosophy to describe the intellectual stance of diverse thinkers such as Plutarch, Cicero and Seneca. In this book the historical and interpretative problems associated with eclectic... .... Learn More
  4. Pythagoras

    Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe [Paperback]

    Kitty Ferguson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848312319
    Published by : Icon Books
    This is the story of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans, whose insights transformed the ancient world and still inspire the realms of science, mathematics, philosophy and the arts. Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was t... .... Learn More
  5. Plutarch's Practical Ethics

    Plutarch's Practical Ethics [Hardback]

    Lieve Van Hoof (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199583263
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume studies Plutarch's practical ethics, a group of twenty-odd texts within the Moralia designed to help powerful Greeks and Romans manage their ambitions and society's expectations successfully. Lieve Van Hoof combines a systematic an... .... Learn More
  6. Peripatetic Philosophy, 200 BC to AD 200

    Peripatetic Philosophy, 200 BC to AD 200 [Hardback]

    R. W. Sharples (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521884808
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book provides a collection of sources, many of them fragmentary and previously scattered and hard to access, for the development of Peripatetic philosophy in the later Hellenistic period and the early Roman Empire. It also supplies the ba... .... Learn More
  7. Plato's Symposium

    Plato's Symposium: A Readers Guide [Paperback]

    Thomas L. Cooksey (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780826444172
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Among the most widely read of Plato’s dialogues, the Symposium presents a profoundly serious explication of eros that challenges the limits of reason, the nature of gender, identity and narrative form. This introduct... .... Learn More
  8. Plato

    Plato [Paperback]

    Andrew Mason (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780520265417
    Published by : University of California Press
    An introductory survey of Plato's philosophy. Thematically structured, the book begins with Platos principal contribution to metaphysics, the Theory of Forms, which forms a necessary background to his thought in many areas. His theory of knowledge... .... Learn More
  9. From Protagoras to Aristotle

    From Protagoras to Aristotle: Essays in Ancient Moral Philosophy [Hardback]

    Heda Segvic (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780691131238
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    These papers range from a literary study of Homer's influence on Plato's Protagoras to analytic studies of Aristotle's metaphysics and his ideas about deliberation. Most of the papers reflect directly or indirectly Segvic's idea that both Socra... .... Learn More
  10. Plato's Myths

    Plato's Myths [Hardback]

    Catalin Partenie (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521887908
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In archaic societies myths were believed to tell true stories - stories about the ultimate origin of reality. For us, on the contrary, the term myth denotes a false belief. Between the archaic notion of myth and ours stands Platos. This volume ... .... Learn More

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