Ancient Philosophy Products

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters which each focus on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, and that imaginatively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Theophrastus' Characters

    A New Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Pertsinidis

    This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • Hegel and Ancient Philosophy

    A Re-Examination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Alexander Magee

    Hegel’s debts to ancient philosophy are widely acknowledged by scholars, and by the philosopher himself. Roughly half of his Lectures on the History of Philosophy is devoted to ancient philosophy, and throughout his work Hegel frequently frames his positions in relation to the thinkers and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Socrates II

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Prior

    Socrates is perhaps the most famous philosopher in the Western intellectual tradition. He raised fundamental questions, such as ‘what is justice?’ and ‘does virtue produce happiness?’. Although he wrote nothing himself, he is the source of a vast literature, beginning with Plato, Xenophon, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish and explore a new ‘cultivation of the self’ strand within contemporary moral philosophy. Although the revival of virtue ethics has helped reintroduce the eudaimonic tradition into mainstream philosophical debates, it has by and large been…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Taurus of Beirut

    The Other Side of Middle Platonism, 1st Edition

    By Federico M. Petrucci

    This volume is the first monograph devoted to the philosophy of Taurus of Beirut, and provides a long-awaited analysis of his texts and their first English translation. Through close examination of the extant witnesses, Petrucci gives a new account of Middle Platonism based on a fresh approach to…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Philosophical Foundations for the Curriculum

    1st Edition

    By Allen Brent

    In this book, first published in 1978, Allen Brent sets out to explore some of the questions raised by theorists and philosophers regarding curriculum. He starts by investigating whether all knowledge is the product of social conditions of particular times or places, or whether there is some kind…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy

    Studies in the History of Idealism in England and America, 1st Edition

    By John H. Muirhead

    Originally published in 1931, Muirhead’s study aims to challenge the view that Locke’s empiricism is the main philosophical thought to come out of England, suggesting that the Platonic tradition is much more prominent. These views are explored in detail in this text as well as touching on its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine L Besser, Michael Slote

    Virtue ethics is on the move both in Anglo-American philosophy and in the rest of the world. This volume uniquely emphasizes non-Western varieties of virtue ethics at the same time that it includes work in the many different fields or areas of philosophy where virtue ethics has recently spread its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren

    The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

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