Ancient Philosophy Products

  • 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

  • Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Presocratic Philosophy

    Essays in Honour of Alexander Mourelatos, 1st Edition

    By Daniel W. Graham

    Edited by Victor Caston

    This book presents some of the most recent trends and developments in Presocratic scholarship. A wide range of topics are covered - from the metaphysical to the moral to the methodological - as well as a broad a range of authors: from recognized figures such as Heraclitus and Parmenides to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

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