Classical Studies: Ancient Philosophy

  • Taurus of Beirut: The Other Side of Middle Platonism book cover

    Taurus of Beirut

    The Other Side of Middle Platonism

    By Federico M. Petrucci

    This book is the first monograph devoted to the philosophy of Taurus of Beirut, and will provide a long-awaited analysis of his texts and their first English translation. Through close examination of the extant witnesses, Petrucci gives a new account of Middle Platonism based on a fresh approach to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Ethics and Self-Cultivation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish a new "cultivation of the self" strand within contemporary moral philosophy. Although the revival of virtue ethics has helped reintroduce the eudaimonic tradition into mainstream philosophical debates, it has by and large been a revival of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy book cover

    Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

    Edited by Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren

    The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Philosopher’s New Clothes: The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion book cover

    The Philosopher’s New Clothes

    The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion

    By Nickolas Pappas

    This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers – how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    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. It is in Greek that the questions which shaped the destiny of Western culture were asked, and so were the first attempts at an answer, and the search for a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context: A New Translation and Commentary on Politics Books 5 and 6 book cover

    Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context

    A New Translation and Commentary on Politics Books 5 and 6

    By Andrew Lintott

    This book offers new translations of Aristotle’s Politics 5 and 6, accompanied by an introduction and commentary, targeted at historians and those who like to read political science in the context in which it was produced. Philosophical analysis remains essential and there is no intention to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Philostratus: Interpreters and Interpretation book cover

    Philostratus: Interpreters and Interpretation

    By Graeme Miles

    Philostratus is one of the greatest examples of the vitality and inventiveness of the Greek culture of his period, at once a one-man summation of contemporary tastes and interests and a strikingly individual re-inventor of the traditions in which he was steeped. This Roman-era engagement with the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Image, Text, and Culture in Classical Antiquity

  • What Makes a Philosopher Great?: Thirteen Arguments for Twelve Philosophers book cover

    What Makes a Philosopher Great?

    Thirteen Arguments for Twelve Philosophers

    Edited by Stephen Hetherington

    This book is inspired by a single powerful question. What is it to be great as a philosopher? No single grand answer is presumed to be possible; instead, rewardingly close studies of philosophical greatness are developed. This is a scholarly yet accessible volume, blending metaphilosophy with the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Plato’s Labyrinth: Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues book cover

    Plato’s Labyrinth

    Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This original and stimulating study of Plato's Socratic dialogues rereads and reinterprets Plato's writings in terms of their dialogical or dramatic form. Taking inspiration from the techniques of Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Leo Strauss, Aakash Singh Rathore presents the Socratic dialogues as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge India

  • Hippocratic Oratory: The Poetics of Early Greek Medical Prose book cover

    Hippocratic Oratory

    The Poetics of Early Greek Medical Prose

    By James R. Cross

    James Cross is a Tutor in Classical Civilisation at University College London. He completed his PhD in Classics at King’s College London. His research focuses on connections between ancient medicine and literature.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • 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 – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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