Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy

  • Socrates, The Original and its Images book cover

    Socrates, The Original and its Images

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Blum

    This book, first published in 1978, is a radical approach to the philosophical distinction between Being and beings, in which the life of Socrates is used as the metaphor for the theoretical life, in contrast to the continuous historical interest in that life as an object for biographical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Politics and Philosophy in Plato's Menexenus book cover

    Politics and Philosophy in Plato's Menexenus

    1st Edition

    By Nickolas Pappas, Mark Zelcer

    Menexenus is one of the least studied among Plato's works, mostly because of the puzzling nature of the text, which has led many scholars either to reject the dialogue as spurious or to consider it as a mocking parody of Athenian funeral rhetoric. In this book, Pappas and Zelcer provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
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  • Selected Philosophical Papers by Ludwig Edelstein book cover

    Selected Philosophical Papers by Ludwig Edelstein

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leonardo Tarán

    Ludwig Edelstein (1902-1965) is well-known for his work on the history of anceint medicine and ancient philosophy, and to both of these areas he made contributions of primary importance. This collection, originally published in 1987, makes avaialable Edelstein’s main papers to scholars and students…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Virtue and Knowledge: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics book cover

    Virtue and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics, 1st Edition

    By William J. Prior

    Originally published in 1991, this book focuses on the concept of virtue, and in particular on the virtue of wisdom or knowledge, as it is found in the epic poems of Homer, some tragedies of Sophocles, selected writings of Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers. The key…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Studies in Presocratic Philosophy Volume 1: The Beginnings of Philosophy book cover

    Studies in Presocratic Philosophy Volume 1

    The Beginnings of Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Furley, Reginald E Allen

    Collected in this volume are some of the most important articles published on the philosophy of the Greeks before Socrates. They cover: The nature of Presocratic thought The sources of our knowledge of the Presocratics The earliest philosophers up to Heraclitus…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Studies in Presocratic Philosophy Volume 2: The Eleatics and Pluralists book cover

    Studies in Presocratic Philosophy Volume 2

    The Eleatics and Pluralists, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Furley, Reginald E Allen

    The articles in this volume deal with the four major philosophical positions of the presocratic period: The arguments of Parmenides and Zeno against earlier or contemporary pluralist theories The three pluralist responses of Empedocles, Anaxagoras and the early Atomists.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Science and Politics in the Ancient World book cover

    Science and Politics in the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Farrington

    This book, originally published in 1965, discusses the political implication of the spread of science in antiquity. It reveals how the real Greek spirit of scientific research was crushed by Plato and Aristotle, long thought-of as searchers for truth. Historian such as Polybius and Livey and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Moral Values in the Ancient World book cover

    Moral Values in the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    By John Ferguson

    This book studies the pilgrimage of the Ancient World in its search for moral truth. After a brief examination of the values which dominated Homeric society and the subsequent aristocracies, the central portion of the book is an account and analysis of the moral ideas which illuminated the Greek,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-31
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  • Philosophical Foundations for the Curriculum book cover

    Philosophical Foundations for the Curriculum

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy: Studies in the History of Idealism in England and America book cover

    The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy

    Studies in the History of Idealism in England and America, 1st Edition

    By John H. Muirhead

    Originally published in 1931, Muirhead’s study aims to challenge the view that Locke’s empiricism is the main philosophical thought to come out of England, suggesting that the Platonic tradition is much more prominent. These views are explored in detail in this text as well as touching on its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits book cover

    Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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