Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy

  • Socratic Questions: New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance book cover

    Socratic Questions

    New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry S. Gower, Michael C. Stokes

    This book, first published in 1992, introduces some of Socrates’ problems and some of the problems about him. It seeks at the same time to advance new views, arguments and information on Socrates’ mission, techniques, ethics and later reception. From civil disobedience to ethics, this collection…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Intertextuality in Seneca’s Philosophical Writings book cover

    Intertextuality in Seneca’s Philosophical Writings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Myrto Garani, Andreas N. Michalopoulos, Sophia Papaioannou

    This volume is the first systematic study of Seneca’s interaction with earlier literature of a variety of genres and traditions. It examines this interaction and engagement in his prose works, offering interpretative readings that are at once groundbreaking and stimulating to further study.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Socrates, Man and Myth: The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon book cover

    Socrates, Man and Myth

    The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1957, is to make a critical analysis of the controversial Socratic problem. The Socratic issue owes its paramount difficulty not only to the status of available source materials, but also to the diversity of opinion as to the proper use of these…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986): An Examination of Utilitarianism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Socrates, The Man and His Mission book cover

    Socrates, The Man and His Mission

    1st Edition

    By R. Nicol Cross

    This book, first published in 1914, examines the life of Socrates and his teaching, and also details the world in which he lived, the Greece of the time experiencing a breakdown of authority in religion, morality and society.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socrates Among His Peers: Three Dialogues book cover

    Socrates Among His Peers

    Three Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Owen Grazebrook

    In this book, first published in 1927, the author presents us with three conversations, fables, that, beautiful in themselves, also have a direct bearing on what is being discussed: Death and the Hereafter; Justice; and the Kingdom of Heaven.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus book cover

    Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Figueira, Carmen Soares

    Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness - and necessarily that of later civilizations…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Thucydides: A Study in Historical Reality book cover

    Thucydides

    A Study in Historical Reality, 1st Edition

    By G.F. Abbott

    First published in 1925, this thoughtful volume constitutes an excellent English introduction to one of the great ancient historians. Originating from its author’s re-reading of Thucydides during World War I, it sought to place Thucydides not as the production of a remote world, but instead of one…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Utopias: 6 Volume Set book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

    6 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias (6 volume set) contains titles, originally published between 1923 and 1982. It includes volumes focusing on Utopian fiction, both as a genre in its own right and also from a feminist perspective. In addition, there are sociological texts that examine the history…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • The Metaphysics of Good and Evil book cover

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil

    1st Edition

    By David S. Oderberg

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil is the first, full-length contemporary defence, from the perspective of analytic philosophy, of the Scholastic theory of good and evil – the theory of Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and most medieval and Thomistic philosophers. Goodness is analysed as obedience to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
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  • The Authorship of the Pseudo-Dionysian Corpus: A Deliberate Forgery or Clever Literary Ploy? book cover

    The Authorship of the Pseudo-Dionysian Corpus

    A Deliberate Forgery or Clever Literary Ploy?, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Kharlamov

    This monograph revisits one of the most debated aspects of Dionysian scholarship: the enigma of its authorship. To establish the identity of the author remains impossible. However, the legitimacy of the attribution of the corpus to Dionysius the Areopagite should not be seen as an intended forgery…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
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