Ancient Philosophy Products

  • The Politics of Rationality

    Reason through Occidental History, 1st Edition

    By Charles Webel

    What are reason and rationality? How significant are recent postmodernist and neuroscientific challenges to these longheld notions? Should we abandon a belief in reason and an adherence to rationality? Or can reason and rationality be reformulated and reframed? And what does politics have to do…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    1st Edition

    By Angela Curran

    Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and the foundational text in aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses: Aristotle’s life and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover human nature in its various practical manifestations than the facts of the physical world.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero, 1st Edition

    By Ari Kohen

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1938 and 1993, this set offers a range of scholarship covering Aristotle’s logic, virtues and mathematics as well as a consideration of De Anima and of his work on physics, specifically light. The first two books are in themselves a pair, which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World(Routledge Revivals)

    From Early Times to the Hellenistic Age, 1st Edition

    By Frank Vatai

    Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World, first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant revaluation of the role of intellectuals in everyday political life. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Third City (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy at War with Positivism, 1st Edition

    By Borna Bebek

    The Third City, first published in 1982, offers an innovative response to the troubled relationship between Western philosophy, as it has been conducted since the Renaissance, and the everyday lives of the communities in which we live. Bebek contends that the model of philosophical reflection is to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)

    An Intellectual Biography, 1st Edition

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography, first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian’s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian’s transformation from…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Peters

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study, 1st Edition

    By Michael Boylan

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world, as well as to the philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors, produce an interesting…

    Hardback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • Plato and Levinas

    The Ambiguous Out-Side of Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Staehler

    In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

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