Ancient Philosophy Products

  • A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Self-Transcendence and Virtue

    Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer A. Frey, Candace Vogler

    Recent research in the humanities and social sciences suggests that individuals who understand themselves as belonging to something greater than the self—a family, community, or religious or spiritual group—often feel happier, have a deeper sense of purpose or meaning in their lives, and have…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Origins and Species

    A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On, 1st Edition

    By MJS Hodge

    Originally published in 1991, Origins and Species seeks to understand the historical origins of Darwinism. The book analyses the explanatory problem of species variation to which Darwinian theory was a response, while contrasting the Darwinian with other traditions of the time, in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Harrisson

    Human beings have speculated about whether or not there is life after death, and if so, what form that life might take, for centuries. What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold, and did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? How…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Thucydides

    A Study in Historical Reality, 1st Edition

    By G.F. Abbott

    First published in 1925, this thoughtful volume constitutes an excellent English introduction to one of the great ancient historians. Originating from its author’s re-reading of Thucydides during World War I, it sought to place Thucydides not as the production of a remote world, but instead of one…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This five-volume set of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works on Socrates, examining the man, his philosophy and the debates surrounding it, and his influence. With a mixture of newer and older books, this collection encompasses a wide spectrum of scholarship.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socrates, Man and Myth

    The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1957, is to make a critical analysis of the controversial Socratic problem. The Socratic issue owes its paramount difficulty not only to the status of available source materials, but also to the diversity of opinion as to the proper use of these…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socratic Questions

    New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry S. Gower, Michael C. Stokes

    This book, first published in 1992, introduces some of Socrates’ problems and some of the problems about him. It seeks at the same time to advance new views, arguments and information on Socrates’ mission, techniques, ethics and later reception. From civil disobedience to ethics, this collection…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Selected Philosophical Papers by Ludwig Edelstein

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leonardo Tarán

    Ludwig Edelstein (1902-1965) is well-known for his work on the history of anceint medicine and ancient philosophy, and to both of these areas he made contributions of primary importance. This collection, originally published in 1987, makes avaialable Edelstein’s main papers to scholars and students…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

  • Virtue and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Ancient Greek Ethics, 1st Edition

    By William J. Prior

    Originally published in 1991, this book focuses on the concept of virtue, and in particular on the virtue of wisdom or knowledge, as it is found in the epic poems of Homer, some tragedies of Sophocles, selected writings of Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers. The key…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ancient Philosophy

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