Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy

  • Origins and Species: A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On book cover

    Origins and Species

    A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On, 1st Edition

    By MJS Hodge

    Originally published in 1991, Origins and Species seeks to understand the historical origins of Darwinism. The book analyses the explanatory problem to which Darwinian theory was a response, while contrasting the Darwinian with two other traditions in the interpretation of organic diversity. The…

    Paperback – 2020-08-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
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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 – 2020-06-30 
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  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
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  • 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

  • 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 – 2020-03-10
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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 – 2020-02-12
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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 – 2020-02-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Forms, Souls, and Embryos: Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction book cover

    Forms, Souls, and Embryos

    Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction, 1st Edition

    By James Wilberding

    Forms, Souls, and Embryos allows readers coming from different backgrounds to appreciate the depth and originality with which the Neoplatonists engaged with and responded to a number of philosophical questions central to human reproduction, including: What is the causal explanation of the embryo’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

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