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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

    Special Price: £75.00

    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

    Special Price: £40.00

    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. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £74.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  4. Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity

    Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Prophyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate [Hardback]

    Michael Bland Simmons (Author)

    Regular Price: £82.00

    Special Price: £29.95

    ISBN: 9780190202392
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study offers an in-depth examination of Porphyrian soteriology, or the concept of the salvation of the soul, in the thought of Porphyry of Tyre, whose significance for late antique thought is immense. Porphyry's concept of salvation is import... .... 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. The Empire of the Self

    The Empire of the Self [Hardback]

    Christopher Star (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781421406749
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    In "The Empire of the Self", Christopher Star studies the question of how political reality affects the concepts of body, soul, and self. Star argues that during the early Roman Empire the establishment of autocracy and ... .... Learn More
  7. Plotinus

    Plotinus: On Selfhood, Freedom & Politics [Hardback]

    Asger Ousager (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788779340985
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    As the most important philosophical work to emerge in the 700-year period between Aristotle and Augustine, The Enneads has been subject to intense scrutiny for more than 2000 years. But the mystical and abstract nature of these treatises by Plotin... .... Learn More

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