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Ancient Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Agonistes

    Essays in Honour of Denis O'Brien, 1st Edition

    By Monique Dixsaut

    Edited by John Dillon

    Agonistes comprises a collection of essays presented by his friends and colleagues to Denis O'Brien, former Directeur de recherché at the Centre Nationale de Recherché Scientifique, representing the full range of his scholarly interests in the field of ancient philosophy, from the Presocratics,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    1st Edition

    By Jean De Groot

    Originally published in 1991. Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 1

    Some Novel Interpretations of the Man and His Life, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Originally published in 1973. The predominantly historical approach in this book heralds a belief that a better understanding of Aristotle the man, and the salient events of his life, leads to a greater insight into his work as a philosopher. This, the first of two volumes, presents interpretations…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 2

    Observations on Some of Aristotle's Lost Works, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Originally published in 1973. Aristotle’s early works probably belong to the formative era of his philosophic thought and as such contribute vitally to the understanding and evaluation of the development of his philosophy. This book shows that the philosophy propagated in these lost works indicates…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle's De Anima in Focus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Durrant

    Originally published in 1993. This book presents an amended version of R.D. Hick's classic translation of Aristotle's "De Anima" Books 2 and 3, with pertinent extracts from Book 1, together with an introduction and six papers by prominent international Aristotelian scholars. The editor brings…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Mathematics in Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heath

    Originally published in 1949. This meticulously researched book presents a comprehensive outline and discussion of Aristotle’s mathematics with the author's translations of the greek. To Aristotle, mathematics was one of the three theoretical sciences, the others being theology and the philosophy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Structure of Aristotelian Logic

    1st Edition

    By James Wilkinson Miller

    Originally published in 1938. This compact treatise is a complete treatment of Aristotle’s logic as containing negative terms. It begins with defining Aristotelian logic as a subject-predicate logic confining itself to the four forms of categorical proposition known as the A, E, I and O forms. It…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Virtues of Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By D. S. Hutchinson

    Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Negotiating the Good Life

    Aristotle and the Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Young

    For centuries philosophers have wrestled with the dichotomy between individual freedom on the one hand and collective solidarity on the other. Yet today there is a growing realization that this template is fundamentally flawed. In this book, Mark Young embraces and advocates a more holistic concept…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That, 1st Edition

    By Amy Olberding

    In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are identified and admired pre-theoretically and thus…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Plotinus on the Appearance of Time and the World of Sense

    A Pantomime, 1st Edition

    By Deepa Majumdar

    Plotinus (c.205-70) was a Neoplatonist philosopher, his work posthumously published by Porphyry and divided into six books, nine tractates each, called the Enneads. In this book Majumdar makes a valuable addition to the literature on his work, especially Ennead III.7(45)11-13 - in particular…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Representation and Objects of Thought in Medieval Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund

    The notions of mental representation and intentionality are central to contemporary philosophy of mind and it is usually assumed that these notions, if not originated, at least were made essential to the philosophy of mind by Descartes in the seventeenth century. The authors in this book challenge…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

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