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  1. Death of Socrates

    Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint [Hardback]

    Emily Wilson (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

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    ISBN: 9781861977625
    Published by : Profile Books Ltd
    A lively and thought provoking introduction to Socrates, his life, his thought, to Classical Athens, and to contemporary and modern opinions of him. As the title suggests people have throughout history come to radically different conclusions, a... .... Learn More
  2. Atlantis Story

    Atlantis Story: A Short History of Plato's Myth [Hardback]

    Pierre Vidal-Naquet (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9780859898058
    Published by : The Exeter Press
    Atlantis remains a perrenial fascination, wild theories as to its whereabouts abound and it sits only just behind the Grail, the Templars and so on in the volume of pseudoarchaeology it has inspired. Here the eminent historian Pierre Vidal-Naqu... .... Learn More
  3. Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity

    Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity [Hardback]

    David Sedley (Author)

    Regular Price: £28.95

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    ISBN: 9780520253643
    Published by : University of California Press
    Oxbow says: This study examines one of the greatest questions that has beset historians and thinkers for thousands of years - whether the world was a divine creation, or not. This question was actively debated among ancient thinkers, especially... .... Learn More
  4. Wooden Horse

    Wooden Horse [Hardback]

    Keld Zeruneith (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781585678181
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Taking as his starting point the Illiad and Odyssey of Homer, specifically Odysseus' use of guile rather than force to prevail, Keld Zeruneith argues that the heroic age of Greece represented a major turning point in the history of human though... .... Learn More
  5. Mystery and Philosophy

    Mystery and Philosophy [Paperback]

    Apostolos Pierris (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789608818330
    Published by : Institute for Philosophical Research
    This volume - the second in a new series on The Emergence of Reason from the Spirit of Mystery - looks at Orphism and Early Greek Philosophy. .... Learn More
  6. New Essays on Plato

    New Essays on Plato [Hardback]

    Fritz-Gregor Herrmann (Editor)

    Regular Price: £58.00

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    ISBN: 9781905125104
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    New Essays on Plato assembles nine original papers on the language and thought of the Athenian philosopher. The collection encompasses issues from the Apology to the Laws and includes discussions of topics in ethics, political theory, psycho... .... Learn More
  7. Form and Universal in Aristotle

    Form and Universal in Aristotle [Paperback]

    A. C. Lloyd (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780905205052
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    It would be difficult to overstate the importance of Aristotle for a number of intellectual disciplines from Antiquity into the Middle Ages and beyond. However, Aristotle's philosophical ideas - both in themselves and as they were re-worked by ... .... Learn More
  8. The Empedoclean Kosmos

    The Empedoclean Kosmos: Structure, Process and the Question of Cyclicity. Part 1: Papers [Paperback]

    Apostolos Pierris (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789608818316
    Published by : Institute for Philosophical Research
    Papers from the Symposium Philosophiae Antiquae Tertium Myconense held in Mykonos, 6th - 13th July 2003. The theme was Empedocles' conception of Kosmos , and contributors look at his theory on the foundation, order, and development of the world... .... Learn More
  9. Aristotle on Plato

    Aristotle on Plato: The Metaphysical Question. Part 1: Papers [Paperback]

    Apostolos Pierris (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789608818309
    Published by : Institute for Philosophical Research
    Proceedings from the Symposium Philosophiae Antiquae Secundum Therense , which took place in Santorini, 30th June - 7th July 2002. The theme of this second symposium was Aristotle's account and criticism of Plato's metaphysical theory regarding ... .... Learn More
  10. 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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