Ancient Philosophy Products

  • Cicero

    The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Woolf

    Cicero’s philosophical works introduced Latin audiences to the ideas of the Stoics, Epicureans and other schools and figures of the post-Aristotelian period, thus influencing the transmission of those ideas through later history. While Cicero’s value as documentary evidence for the Hellenistic…

    Paperback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    Philosophy in the Roman World

  • Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Murray

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plato and the Individual (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    This book explores the life-history of the individual within the context of Plato’s social thought. The author examines Plato’s treatment of the principal crises in an individual life - birth, educational selection, sex, the individual’s contract with society, old age, death, and life…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • The Message of Plato (RLE: Plato)

    A Re-Interpretation of the Republic, 1st Edition

    By Edward J Urwick

    Edward Urwick’s original work draws upon Plato’s best known work, the Republic, to provide a new interpretation of Plato’s teaching based upon Indian religious thought. Most scholars have sought to interpret the Republic from the standpoint of politics, ethics, and metaphysics and indeed the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato and the English Romantics (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By E Douka Kabitoglou

    This book tackles the problematic relationship between Platonic philosophy and Romantic poetry, between the intellect and the emotions. Drawing on contemporary critical theory, especially hermeneutics and deconstruction, the author shows that a dialogue between thinking and poetizing is possible.…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • An Examination of Plato's Doctrines Vol 2 (RLE: Plato)

    Volume 2 Plato on Knowledge and Reality, 1st Edition

    By I M Crombie

    Ian Crombie’s impressive volumes provide a comprehensive interpretation of Plato’s doctrines. Volume 2 deals with more technical philosophical topics, including the theory of knowledge, philosophy of nature, and the methodology of science and philosophy. Each volume is self-contained.…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato's Use of Fallacy (RLE: Plato)

    A Study of the Euthydemus and some Other Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Rosamond K Sprague

    There are many fallacious arguments in the dialogues of Plato. The author argues that Plato was fully conscious of the fallacious character of at least an important number of these arguments and that he sometimes made deliberate use of fallacy as an indirect means of setting forth certain of his…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Studies in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    Edited by R E Allen

    Did Plato abandon, or sharply modify, the Theory of Forms in later life? In the Phaedo, Symposium, and Republic it is generally agreed that Plato held that universals exist. But in Parmenides, he subjected that theory to criticism. If the criticism were valid, and Plato knew so, then the Parmenides…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Shadow Philosophy: Plato's Cave and Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Nathan Andersen

    Shadow Philosophy: Plato’s Cave and Cinema is an accessible and exciting new contribution to film-philosophy, which shows that to take film seriously is also to engage with the fundamental questions of philosophy. Nathan Andersen brings Stanley Kubrick’s film A Clockwork Orange into philosophical…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Plato: The Man and His Work (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By A E Taylor

    This book provides an introduction to Plato’s work that gives a clear statement of what Plato has to say about the problems of thought and life. In particular, it tells the reader just what Plato says, and makes no attempt to force a system on the Platonic text or to trim Plato’s works to suit…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Plato Today (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By R H S Crossman

    Plato was born around 2,500 years ago. He lived in a small city-state in Greece and busied himself with the problems of his fellow Greeks, a people living in scattered cities around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. In all he tried to do for the Greeks he failed. Why, then, should people in the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

  • Unity and Development in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

    1st Edition

    By William Prior

    Studies of Plato’s metaphysics have tended to emphasise either the radical change between the early Theory of Forms and the late doctrines of the Timaeus and the Sophist, or to insist on a unity of approach that is unchanged throughout Plato’s career. The author lays out an alternative approach.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Plato

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