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  1. The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

    The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy [Paperback]

    John Gaskin (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780500294734
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    In this clear and evocative account, John Gaskin unfolds the thinking about nature, life, death and other worlds that informed the culture and society of the Classical world, drawing out its interest for modern readers. Witty sketches and diagrams... .... Learn More
  2. Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers

    Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers [Hardback]

    Miriam T. Griffin (Author); Catalina Balmaceda (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780198793120
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume presents the collected papers of Miriam T. Griffin, an eminent scholar of Roman history and ancient thought whose work has played a central role in forging links between scholarship on the history of the Graeco-Roman world and its phil... .... Learn More
  3. Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance [Hardback]

    Nikos Panou (Editor); Hester Schadee (Editor)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780199394852
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Evil Lords uses the prism of bad rule or tyranny to enhance our undestranding of political discourse from the ancient world to the renaissance, offering insights into pre-modern conceptions of sovereignty, as well as into the relation between ethi... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. The Adventure of the Human Intellect

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    £114.00

    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
  6. Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution

    Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution [Hardback]

    Benjamin Straumann (Author)

    £71.00

    ISBN: 9780199950928
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Crisis and Constitutionalism argues that the late Roman Republic saw, for the first time in the history of political thought, the development of a normative concept of constitutionthe concept of a set of constitutional norms designed to guarantee ... .... Learn More
  7. Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    £55.00

    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
  8. The Bloomsbury Companion to Plato

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Plato [Paperback]

    G. A. Press (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781474250917
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universally considered to have laid the foundations of Western philosophy. The Bloomsbury Companion to Pla... .... Learn More
  9. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

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

    £74.00

    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 a... .... Learn More
  10. Prosopography of Greek Rhetors and Sophists of the Roman Empire

    Prosopography of Greek Rhetors and Sophists of the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Pawel Janiszewski (Author); Krystyna Stebnicka (Author); Elzbieta Szabat (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780198713401
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume - the first project of its kind in the field - collates c. 1200 biographical entries on Greek sophists and rhetors who flourished in the Roman Empire from the first to the seventh century AD. Ancient Greek sophists, th... .... Learn More

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