Ancient Philosophy Products

  • The Animal and the Human in Ancient and Modern Thought

    The ‘Man Alone of Animals’ Concept

    By Stephen T. Newmyer

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis-à-vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past

    Edited by Lisa Hau, Ian Ruffell

    This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to be true. Ancient Greek historiographers repeatedly stressed the importance of truth to history; yet they also purported to believe in myth,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

    By Russell E. Gmirkin

    Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible for the first time compares the ancient law collections of the Ancient Near East, the Greeks and the Pentateuch to determine the legal antecedents for the biblical laws. Following on from his 2006 work, Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus, Gmirkin…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Introduction to Classical Legal Rhetoric

    A Lost Heritage

    By Michael H. Frost

    Lawyers, law students and their teachers all too frequently overlook the most comprehensive, adaptable and practical analysis of legal discourse ever devised: the classical art of rhetoric. Classical analysis of legal reasoning, methods and strategy is the foundation and source for most modern…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Galen, De diebus decretoriis, from Greek into Arabic

    A Critical Edition, with Translation and Commentary, of Hunayn ibn Ishaq, Kitab ayyam al-buhran

    By Glen M. Cooper

    This volume presents the first edition of the Arabic translation, by Hunayn ibn Ishaq, of Galen's Critical Days (De diebus decretoriis), together with the first translation of the text into a modern language. The substantial introduction contextualizes the treatise within the Greek and Arabic…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean

  • Forms, Souls, and Embryos

    Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Plato

    By Constance Meinwald

    In this engaging introduction, Constance Meinwald shows how Plato has shaped the landscape of Western philosophy. She provides much-needed historical context, and helps readers grapple with Plato’s distinctive use of highly crafted literary masterpieces for philosophical purposes. Meinwald…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Evagrius and Gregory

    Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century

    By Kevin Corrigan

    Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Gregory Nazianzus and Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thought in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • 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 – 2016-03-14
    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 – 2016-02-23
    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

3Series in Ancient Philosophy

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