Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey: Hobbes writes Homer book cover

    Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translating Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard book cover

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality

    Ancient Greece to Godard, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Andersen

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking about movies can lead us into a richer appreciation and understanding of both reality and the nature of human experience. Focused on the question of the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Ethics Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy book cover

    Ethics Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Falzon

    Movies hold a mirror up to us, portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories. And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address questions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be. In this book, Christopher Falzon uses movies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Aristotle’s Revenge: The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science book cover

    Aristotle’s Revenge

    The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science, 1st Edition

    By Edward Feser

    Actuality and potentiality, substantial form and prime matter, efficient causality and teleology are among the fundamental concepts of Aristotelian philosophy of nature. Aristotle’s Revenge argues that these concepts are not only compatible with modern science, but are implicitly presupposed by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01
    Editiones Scholasticae, Germany

  • Confucius and the Modern World book cover

    Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Self-Transcendence and Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology book cover

    Self-Transcendence and Virtue

    Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer A. Frey, Candace Vogler

    Recent research in the humanities and social sciences suggests that individuals who understand themselves as belonging to something greater than the self—a family, community, or religious or spiritual group—often feel happier, have a deeper sense of purpose or meaning in their lives, and have…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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 of species variation to which Darwinian theory was a response, while contrasting the Darwinian with other traditions of the time, in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution: A New Theory of Natural Kinds book cover

    Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World book cover

    Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Harrisson

    Human beings have speculated about whether or not there is life after death, and if so, what form that life might take, for centuries. What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold, and did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? How…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

3Series in Ancient Philosophy

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