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Ancient Philosophy

  • Philosophic Classics, Volume I

    Ancient Philosophy, 7th Edition

    Edited by Forrest E. Baird

    This 7th Edition of Philosophic Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy includes essential writings of the most important Greek philosophers, along with selections from some of their Roman followers.  In updating this edition, editor Forrest E. Baird has continued to follow the same criteria…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Philosophic Classics

  • Plotinus

    1st Edition

    By Eyjólfur K. Emilsson

    Plotinus (AD 205–270) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’ philosophy for those coming to his…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine's Confessions

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Conybeare

    Augustine’s Confessions is one of the most significant works of Western culture. Cast as a long, impassioned conversation with God, it is intertwined with passages of life-narrative and with key theological and philosophical insights. It is enduringly popular, and justly so. The Routledge…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Plato

    1st Edition

    By Constance Meinwald

    In this engaging introduction, Constance Meinwald shows how Plato has shaped the landscape of Western philosophy. She provides much-needed historical context, and helps readers grapple with Plato’s distinctive use of highly crafted literary masterpieces for philosophical purposes. Meinwald…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    1st Edition

    By Angela Curran

    Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and the foundational text in aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses: Aristotle’s life and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Aristotle

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    In this extensively revised new edition of his excellent guidebook, Christopher Shields introduces the whole of Aristotle’s philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, politics, and the arts. Beginning…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Ancient Philosophy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    In this re-titled and substantially revised update of his Classical Philosophy (2003), Christopher Shields expands his coverage to include the Hellenistic era, and now offers an introduction to more than 1,000 years of ancient philosophy.  From Thales and other Pre-Socratics through Socrates,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jean Roberts

    Aristotle's Politics is widely acknowledged as a classic and one of the founding texts of political theory and philosophy. Written by a leading expert in ancient philosophical thought, Aristotle and the Politics is a coherent guide that makes sense of an often difficult and disorganized work,…

    Paperback – 2009-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks