Classical Studies: Ancient Philosophy

  • Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece book cover

    Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Philosophy: Textual Paths and Historical Explorations book cover

    Ancient Philosophy

    Textual Paths and Historical Explorations

    Edited by Lorenzo Perilli, Daniela P. Taormina

    "We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece", the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote. And in no other domain of human knowledge as in philosophy, going back to the beginning is to reach the height. It is in Greek that the questions which shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous: Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity book cover

    The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous

    Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity

    By Mark Wildish

    The main aim of this book is to reconstruct a philosophical context for the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, a late 5th century Greek study of hieroglyphic writing. In addition to reviewing and drawing on earlier approaches it explores the range of signs and meanings for which Horapollo is interested in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Perspectives on Greek Philosophy: S.V. Keeling Memorial Lectures in Ancient Philosophy 1992-2002 book cover

    Perspectives on Greek Philosophy

    S.V. Keeling Memorial Lectures in Ancient Philosophy 1992-2002

    Edited by R. W. Sharples

    Title first published in 2003. In commemoration of the philosophical interests of Stanley Victor Keeling, the annual lectures in his memory highlight the interest and importance of ancient philosophy for contemporary study of the subject. This volume brings together the Keeling lectures from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Platonism Pagan and Christian: Studies in Plotinus and Augustine book cover

    Platonism Pagan and Christian

    Studies in Plotinus and Augustine

    By Gerard O'Daly

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of fifteen studies which explore topics in the psychology and philosophy of mind of Plotinus, Augustine, and Boethius, as well as the development of Augustine's views on history and Roman religion.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Origen Against Plato book cover

    Origen Against Plato

    By Mark Julian Edwards

    This title was first published in 2002.Origen (AD 185 - 254) is regarded as one of the figures chiefly responsible for the contamination of biblical theology with pagan philosophy in the early church. Edwards argues that Origen set out to construct a Christian philosophy, yet he did so with the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Russia's Plato: Plato and the Platonic Tradition in Russian Education, Science and Ideology (1840–1930) book cover

    Russia's Plato

    Plato and the Platonic Tradition in Russian Education, Science and Ideology (1840–1930)

    By Frances Nethercott

    This title was first published in 2000. This work identifies the differences between the Russian intellectual approach to reading Plato and that of other European countries. This study offers a complex perspective on Russian philosophical learnings up to 1930. The book contains five chapters with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management, and Politics: Text, Translation, and Discussion book cover

    Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management, and Politics

    Text, Translation, and Discussion

    By William W. Fortenbaugh

    This volume features a unique epitome (original summation) of Aristotelian practical philosophy. It is often attributed to Arius Didymus who composed a survey of Peripatetic thought on three closely related areas: ethics, household management, and politics. The quality of the epitome, which draws…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism

    Edited by Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Pauliina Remes

    The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Epicurus on the Self book cover

    Epicurus on the Self

    By Attila Németh

    Epicurus on the Self reconstructs a part of Epicurean ethics which only survives on the fragmentary papyrus rolls excavated from an ancient library in Herculaneum, On Nature XXV. The aim of this book is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Epicurus’ moral psychology, ethics and of its robust…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Christians, Gnostics and Philosophers in Late Antiquity book cover

    Christians, Gnostics and Philosophers in Late Antiquity

    By Mark Edwards

    Gnosticism, Christianity and late antique philosophy are often studied separately; when studied together they are too often conflated. These articles set out to show that we misunderstand all three phenomena if we take either approach. We cannot interpret, or even identify, Christian Gnosticism…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Platonic Heritage: Further Studies in the History of Platonism and Early Christianity book cover

    The Platonic Heritage

    Further Studies in the History of Platonism and Early Christianity

    By John Dillon

    This third collection of articles by John Dillon covers the period 1996-2006, the decade since the appearance of The Great Tradition. Once again, the subjects covered range from Plato himself and the Old Academy, through Philo and Middle Platonism, to the Neoplatonists and beyond. Particular…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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