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  • The Poetics in its Aristotelian Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Destrée, Malcolm Heath, Dana L. Munteanu

    This volume integrates aspects of the Poetics into the broader corpus of Aristotelian philosophy. It both deals with some old problems raised by the treatise, suggesting possible solutions through contextualization, and also identifies new ways in which poetic concepts could relate to Aristotelian…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context

    1st Edition

    By Melba Vélez Ortiz

    Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context explores the ethical principle of Maat: the guiding principle of harmony and order that permeated classical African political and civil life. The book provides a rigorous, communication-focused account of the ethical wisdom ancient Africans cultivated…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Epicurus on the Self

    1st Edition

    By Attila Németh

    Epicurus on the Self reconstructs a part of Epicurean ethics which only survives on the fragmentary papyrus rolls excavated from an ancient library in Herculaneum, On Nature XXV. The aim of this book is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Epicurus’ moral psychology, ethics and of its robust…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each chapter in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge

  • Evagrius and Gregory

    Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Divination and Theurgy in Neoplatonism

    Oracles of the Gods, 1st Edition

    By Crystal Addey

    Why did ancient philosophers consult oracles, write about them, and consider them to be an important part of philosophical thought and practice? This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • 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
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Flow and Flux in Plato's Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology, 1st Edition

    By Ugo Zilioli

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures other than Plato were active after the death of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Comparative Essays in Early Greek and Chinese Rational Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Reding

    This collection of essays, by Reding, in the emergent field of Sino-Hellenic studies, explores the neglected inchoative strains of rational thought in ancient China and compares them to similar themes in ancient Greek thought, right at the beginnings of philosophy in both cultures. Reding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Interpreting the Bible and Aristotle in Late Antiquity

    The Alexandrian Commentary Tradition between Rome and Baghdad, 1st Edition

    By Josef Lössl

    Edited by John W. Watt

    This book brings together sixteen studies by internationally renowned scholars on the origins and early development of the Latin and Syriac biblical and philosophical commentary traditions. It casts light on the work of the founder of philosophical biblical commentary, Origen of Alexandria, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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