Philosophy: Ancient 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 – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Moral Exemplars in the Analects: The Good Person is That book cover

    Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That

    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

  • Dialectics in World Politics book cover

    Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning: From Icons to Logic book cover

    Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Plotinus book cover

    Plotinus

    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

  • Plato's Dialectic on Woman: Equal, Therefore Inferior book cover

    Plato's Dialectic on Woman

    Equal, Therefore Inferior

    By Elena Blair

    With the birth of the feminist movement classicists, philosophers, educational experts, and psychologists, all challenged by the question of whether or not Plato was a feminist, began to examine Plato’s dialogues in search of his conception of woman. The possibility arose of a new focus affecting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium book cover

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the first overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

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

    The Peripatetics

    Aristotle's Heirs 322 BCE - 200 CE

    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
    Routledge
    Ancient Philosophies

  • Rhetorical Realism: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things book cover

    Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Essence of Plato's Philosophy (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Essence of Plato's Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Constantin Ritter

    This book, first published in English in 1933, provides a detailed analysis of the life and concepts of the Greek philosopher Plato. The Essence of Plato’s Philosophy explores epistemology and ontology, the philosophy of nature, ethics and the philosophy of the state, and aesthetics and religion.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nietzsche and the Philosophers book cover

    Nietzsche and the Philosophers

    Edited by Mark T. Conard

    Nietzsche is undoubtedly one of the most original and influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. With ideas such as the overman, will to power, the eternal recurrence, and perspectivism, Nietzsche challenges us to reconceive how it is that we know and understand the world, and what it means…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, Volume I book cover

    Philosophic Classics

    Ancient Philosophy, Volume I, 6th Edition

    By Forrest E. Baird

    First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

2Series in Ancient Philosophy

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