Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy

  • Philosophic Classics, Seventh Edition: Ancient Philosophy book cover

    Philosophic Classics, Seventh Edition

    Ancient Philosophy

    By Forrest 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 – 2018-06-15 

  • Aristotle's Critique of Political Economy: A Contemporary Application book cover

    Aristotle's Critique of Political Economy

    A Contemporary Application

    By Robert L. Gallagher

    This book presents a positive account of Aristotle’s theory of political economy, arguing that it contains elements that may help us better understand and resolve contemporary social and economic problems. The book considers how Aristotle’s work has been utilised by scholars including Marx,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Portraiture and Critical Reflections on Being book cover

    Portraiture and Critical Reflections on Being

    By Euripides Altintzoglou

    This book analyzes the philosophical origins of dualism in portraiture in Western culture during the Classical period, through to contemporary modes of portraiture. Dualism – the separation of mind from body - plays a central part in portraiture, given that it supplies the fundamental framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters, each focusing on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, that imaginatively engages…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Socrates II book cover

    Socrates II

    Edited by William Prior

    Socrates is perhaps the most famous philosopher in the Western intellectual tradition. He raised fundamental questions, such as ‘what is justice?’ and ‘does virtue produce happiness?’. Although he wrote nothing himself, he is the source of a vast literature, beginning with Plato, Xenophon, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Hegel and Ancient Philosophy: A Re-Examination book cover

    Hegel and Ancient Philosophy

    A Re-Examination

    Edited by Glenn Alexander Magee

    Hegel’s debts to ancient philosophy are widely acknowledged by scholars, and by the philosopher himself. Roughly half of his Lectures on the History of Philosophy is devoted to ancient philosophy, and throughout his work Hegel frequently frames his positions in relation to the thinkers and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Theophrastus' Characters: A New Introduction book cover

    Theophrastus' Characters

    A New Introduction

    By Sonia Pertsinidis

    This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27 
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • 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 – 2018-03-23 
    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 and explore 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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Philosophical Foundations for the Curriculum book cover

    Philosophical Foundations for the Curriculum

    By Allen Brent

    In this book, first published in 1978, Allen Brent sets out to explore some of the questions raised by theorists and philosophers regarding curriculum. He starts by investigating whether all knowledge is the product of social conditions of particular times or places, or whether there is some kind…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • The Legacy of Isocrates and a Platonic Alternative: Political Philosophy and the Value of Education book cover

    The Legacy of Isocrates and a Platonic Alternative

    Political Philosophy and the Value of Education

    By James Robert Muir

    Bringing together educational philosophy, political thought, and rhetoric, this book examines the influence of the philosopher Isocrates on educational thought and the history of education. Unifying philosophical and historical arguments, Muir discusses the role of Isocrates in raising two central…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 

3Series in Ancient Philosophy

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