Ancient Philosophies

  • The Peripatetics: Aristotle's Heirs 322 BCE - 200 CE book cover

    The Peripatetics

    Aristotle's Heirs 322 BCE - 200 CE, 1st Edition

    By Han Baltussen

    The Peripatetics explores the development of Peripatetic thought from Theophrastus and Strato to the work of the commentator Alexander of Aphrodisias. The book examines whether the internal dynamics of this philosophical school allowed for a unity of Peripatetic thought, or whether there was a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
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    Ancient Philosophies

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    Indian Buddhist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Amber Carpenter

    Organised in broadly chronological terms, this book presents the philosophical arguments of the great Indian Buddhist philosophers of the fifth century BCE to the eighth century CE. Each chapter examines their core ethical, metaphysical and epistemological views as well as the distinctive area of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-10
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    Ancient Philosophies

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    Confucianism

    1st Edition

    By Paul Goldin

    "Confucianism" presents the history and salient tenets of Confucian thought, and discusses its viability, from both a social and a philosophical point of view, in the modern world. Despite most of the major Confucian texts having been translated into English, there remains a surprising lack of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-28
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    Ancient Philosophies

  • Plato book cover

    Plato

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Mason

    Plato (c.428-347 BCE) stands at the beginning of many debates that have continued throughout the history of philosophy. His literary career spanned fifty years and the influence of his ideas and those of his followers pervaded philosophy throughout antiquity. Andrew Mason's lucid and engaging…

    Paperback – 2010-03-01
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    Ancient Philosophies

  • The Ancient Commentators on Plato and Aristotle book cover

    The Ancient Commentators on Plato and Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By Miira Tuominen

    In late antiquity the works of Plato and Aristotle were subject to intense study, which eventually led to the development of a new literary form, the philosophical commentary. Until recently these commentaries were understood chiefly as sources of information for the masters - Plato and Aristotle -…

    Paperback – 2009-04-27
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    Ancient Philosophies

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    Ancient Scepticism

    1st Edition

    By Harald Thorsrud

    Scepticism, a philosophical tradition that casts doubt on our ability to gain knowledge of the world and suggests suspending judgement in the face of uncertainty, has been influential since is beginnings in ancient Greece. Harald Thorsrud provides an engaging, rigorous introduction to the arguments…

    Paperback – 2008-11-01
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    Ancient Philosophies