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  1. The Divine Spark of Syracuse

    The Divine Spark of Syracuse [Paperback]

    Ingrid D. Rowland (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9781512603057
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities
    Focusing on the figures of Plato, Archimedes, and Caravaggio, The Divine Spark of Syracuse discloses the role that Syracuse, a Greek cultural outpost in Sicily, played in fueling creative energies. Among the topics this book explores are Plato and... .... Learn More
  2. The Divine Spark of Syracuse

    The Divine Spark of Syracuse [Hardback]

    Ingrid D. Rowland (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512603040
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities
    Focusing on the figures of Plato, Archimedes, and Caravaggio, The Divine Spark of Syracuse discloses the role that Syracuse, a Greek cultural outpost in Sicily, played in fueling creative energies. Among the topics this book explores are Plato and... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Philosophy and The Intellectual Life in Shīʿah Islam

    Philosophy and The Intellectual Life in Shīʿah Islam: Symposium 2015 [Hardback]

    Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad (Editor); Sajjad H. Rizvi (Editor)

    £139.00

    ISBN: 9780993588433
    Published by : The Shīah Institute Press
    Series: The Shīʿah Institute Symposia Series
    Philosophy & The Intellectual Life in Shīʿah Islam contains the proceedings from The Shīʿah Institute’s first Symposium 2015, comprising a series of studies into the philosophical trends and thinkers associated with the Shīʿī tradition. The volume... .... Learn More
  5. Courage in the Democratic Polis

    Courage in the Democratic Polis [Hardback]

    Ryan K. Balot (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9780199982158
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this careful and compelling study, Ryan K. Balot brings together political theory, classical history, and ancient philosophy in order to re-conceive of courage as a specifically democratic virtue. Ranging from Thucydides and Ar... .... Learn More
  6. What Did the Romans Know?

    What Did the Romans Know? [Paperback]

    Daryn Lehoux (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780226143217
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    What did the Romans know about their world? Quite a lot, as Daryn Lehoux makes clear in this fascinating and much-needed contribution to the history and philosophy of ancient science. Lehoux contends that even though many of the R... .... Learn More
  7. Aristotle

    Aristotle [Paperback]

    Christopher Shields (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9780415622493
    Published by : Routledge
    In this excellent introduction, Christopher Shields introduces and assesses the whole of Aristotles philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, poli... .... Learn More
  8. Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius [Hardback]

    William O. Stephens (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781441125613
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    A concise introduction to the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. William O. Stephens lucidly sketches Marcus Aurelius' upbringing, family relations, rise to the throne, military campaigns, and legacy, situating his philosophy amidst his life and ti... .... Learn More
  9. Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius [Paperback]

    William O. Stephens (Author)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9781441108104
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    A concise introduction to the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. William O. Stephens lucidly sketches Marcus Aurelius' upbringing, family relations, rise to the throne, military campaigns, and legacy, situating his philosophy amidst his life and ti... .... Learn More
  10. The Theory and Practice of Life

    The Theory and Practice of Life [Paperback]

    Tarik Wareh (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780674067134
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    This book is a study of the literary culture within which the works, schools, and careers of Plato, Aristotle, and contemporary Greek intellectuals took shape. It argues that Isocrates' contemporary theory of training and self-for... .... Learn More

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