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  • Flow and Flux in Plato’s Philosophy

    By Andrew J. Mason

    In this bold new study, Andrew J. Mason seeks both to shed light on the key issue of flux in Plato’s work, and to show that there is also in Plato a notion of flow that needs to be distinguished from flux. Mason brings out the importance of this hitherto neglected distinction, and proposes on its…

    Hardback – 2016-03-17 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition

    Edited by John Sellars

    The ancient philosophy of stoicism has been a crucial and formative influence on the development of Western thought since its inception through to the present day. It is not only an important area of study in philosophy and classics, but also in theology and literature. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Philosopher’s New Clothes

    The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion

    By Nickolas Pappas

    This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers – how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Rankin

    The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover human nature in its various practical manifestations than the facts of the physical world.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    The 21 studies in this volume, which deal with issues of social and intellectual history, religion and historical methodology, explore the ways whereby over the course of a few hundred years -roughly between the second and the fifth centuries A.D.- an anthropocentric culture mutated into a…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies Series

  • Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals)

    750-330 BC

    By Andrew Lintott

    Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states. The importance of such ‘stasis’ was recognised by political thinkers of the time,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pliny’s Defense of Empire

    By Thomas R. Laehn

    Despite perennial interest in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, the world’s first encyclopedia, as a record of the prodigious, the quotidian, and the useful in Rome in the first century AD, for centuries Pliny has been derided as little more than an inept compiler of facts and marvels…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World(Routledge Revivals)

    From Early Times to the Hellenistic Age

    By Frank Vatai

    Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World, first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant revaluation of the role of intellectuals in everyday political life. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies Series

  • John of Damascus

    New Studies on his Life and Works

    By Vassa Kontouma

    For more than five hundred years the life and work of John of Damascus (c. 655-c.745) have been the subject of a very extensive literature, scholarly and popular, in which it is often difficult to get one’s bearings. Through the studies included here (of which 6 appear in a translation into…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies Series

  • The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world, as well as to the philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors, produce an interesting…

    Hardback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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