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Parmenides by Plato

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 45 by Brad Inwood

By Brad Inwood

Oxford reviews in historic Philosophy is a quantity of unique articles on all points of historical philosophy. The articles can be of considerable size, and contain serious notices of significant books. OSAP is now released two times each year, in either hardback and paperback.

'The serial Oxford stories in historical Philosophy (OSAP) is fairly
regarded because the best venue for booklet in historic philosophy. It
is the place one seems to be to discover the state of the art. That the serial, which
presents itself extra as an anthology than as a magazine, has
traditionally allowed area for lengthier reviews, has tended simply to
add to its status; it really is as though OSAP therefore publicizes that, seeing that it
allows as a lot house because the benefits of the topic require, it may possibly be
more totally dedicated to the simplest and so much severe scholarship.'
Michael Pakaluk, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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Plotino by Riccardo Chiaradonna

By Riccardo Chiaradonna

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Creatura by Paolo E. Serpieri

By Paolo E. Serpieri

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Language and Logos: Studies in Ancient Greek Philosophy by Malcolm Schofield, Martha Craven Nussbaum

By Malcolm Schofield, Martha Craven Nussbaum

The essays during this quantity have been written to have fun the 60th birthday of G. E. L. Owen, who by means of his essays and seminars on historic Greek philosophy has made a contribution to its examine that's moment to none. The authors, from each side of the Atlantic, comprise not just students whose major study pursuits lie in Greek philosophy, yet others most sensible identified for his or her paintings generally philosophy. All are scholars or more youthful colleagues of Professor Owen who're indebted to his perform of philosophical scholarship as a first-order philosophical job. on the middle of G. E. L. Owen's paintings has been a preoccupation with the position of philosophical mirrored image on language within the metaphysics and epistemology of Plato, Aristotle and different old Greek thinkers. this is often for this reason the final subject of the current quantity, including 5 papers on Plato's serious dialogues and 7 on Aristotle, prefaced via on Heraclitus and by means of a examine of the controversy in Hellenistic philosophy at the sorites. this can be a e-book for experts in Greek philosophy and philosophers of language to be able to even be of curiosity to a couple linguists.

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The Wisdom of the Stoics: Selections from Seneca, Epictetus by Henry Hazlitt

By Henry Hazlitt

The 1st quantity of its sort to compile beneficiant choices of the works of 3 of the nice Stoic philosophers, Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.

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The theoretical practices of physics : philosophical essays by R. I. G. Hughes

By R. I. G. Hughes

R.I.G Hughes offers a chain of 8 philosophical essays at the theoretical practices of physics. the 1st essays research those practices as they seem in physicists' treatises (e.g. Newton's Principia and Opticks) and magazine articles (by Einstein, Bohm and Pines, Aharonov and Bohm). by means of treating those guides as texts, Hughes casts the thinker of technology within the position of critic. This premise courses the next six essays which care for a number of matters of philosophy and physics resembling legislation, disunities, versions and illustration, machine simulation, rationalization, and the discourse of physics.

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Marcus Aurelius: A Guide for the Perplexed by William O. Stephens

By William O. Stephens

This publication is a transparent and concise advent to the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. His one significant surviving paintings, usually titled 'meditations' yet actually translated easily as 'to himself', is a chain of brief, occasionally enigmatic reflections divided possible arbitrarily into twelve books and it appears written in simple terms to be learn by means of him. For those purposes Marcus is a very tough philosopher to appreciate. His musings, framed as 'notes to self' or 'memoranda', are the exhortations of an earnest, conscientious Stoic pressured with the exhausting obligations of ruling a complete empire.William O. Stephens lucidly sketches Marcus Aurelius' upbringing, kin kin, upward thrust to the throne, army campaigns, and legacy, situating his philosophy amidst his existence and instances, explicating the criteria shaping Marcus' philosophy, and clarifying key issues within the Memoranda. particularly designed to fulfill the wishes of scholars looking a radical knowing of this key determine and his significant paintings, Marcus Aurelius: A consultant for the confused is the precise advisor for realizing this Stoic writer - the one thinker who was once additionally an emperor.

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XIX: Winter by David Sedley

By David Sedley

Discussing a number matters, from the that means of Socratic Intellectualism to Aristotle at the amazing skills of animals in De Anima, this crucial quantity of Oxford stories in old Philosophy (which will no be released two times every year) contains interesting unique articles on a variety of elements of old philosophy. the second one quantity of the recent millennium, it beneficial properties individuals Michael Wedin and Dominic Scott and highlights, between different issues, serious notices of significant books.

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L’aporie ou l’expérience des limites de la pensée dans le by Carolle Tresson-Metry

By Carolle Tresson-Metry

The novel aporetism of the treatise on first rules written via the Neoplatonic thinker Damascius should be understood as a different method of comprehend, in numerous methods and on a really excessive and summary point, not just those ideas but in addition ourselves as thinkers. within the quest to understand final fact, this treatise is additionally a deep mirrored image at the methods and barriers of human concept relating to very best rules. Damascius uncovers the various hid snares of language, the constraints of our cognitive gear, and the typical misconceptions approximately first ideas, thereby revealing the underlying purposes for our aporias in addition to their protreptic which means and redeeming functionality. This examine bargains a brand new and optimistic examining of Damascius’ both severe and engaging aporetic philosophy. L’aporétique radicale du traité des Principes Premiers du néoplatonicien Damaskios doit être include comme étant l’unique voie d’accès vers une compréhension différente, supérieure et purifiée des principes premiers et de nous-mêmes. Autant qu’une quête des réalités primordiales, ce traité est une réflexion sur les processus et les limites de los angeles pensée humaine dans ses rapports avec les principes premiers. Ce présent livre montre les raisons du surgissement de telles apories, leur sens et leur rôle paradoxalement salvateur en dénonçant les plus hautes imperfections de nos discours, les pièges insoupçonnés de nos mécanismes cognitifs et l’inadéquation funeste de nos conceptions concernant les premiers principes. Le résultat est un regard neuf et une compréhension dédramatisée de cette aporétique extrême et fascinante.

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