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Plato and the English Romantics by E Douka Kabitoglou

By E Douka Kabitoglou

Plato and the English Romantics resists conventional interpretations of the connection among Platonic and Romantic texts. as a substitute, E. Douka Kabitoglou tackles the age-old quarrel among Platonic philosophy and Romantic poetry in mild of modern theoretical discourse. according to the vital premise of the erotics of philosophy and poetry, Kabitoglou's paintings breaks new flooring in providing unique readings of the Platonic and Romantic texts.

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Euthyphro by Plato

By Plato

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Aristotle's Practical Side: On His Psychology, Ethics, by William W. Fortenbaugh

By William W. Fortenbaugh

This quantity makes a speciality of Aristotle’s sensible philosophy. His research of emotional reaction takes satisfaction of position. it truly is by means of dialogue of his ethical psychology: the department of the human soul into emotional and deliberative parts.

Moral advantage is studied when it comes to emotion, and animals are proven to lack either emotion and advantage. other kinds of friendship are analyzed, and the consequences of vehemence, i.e., temperament are given targeted cognizance. Aristotle’s justification for assigning common slaves and ladies subordinate roles gets exact attention. an identical is right of his research of right and unsuitable constitutions. ultimately, persuasion is taken up from a number of angles together with Aristotle’s emphasis at the presentation of personality and his curious dismissal of supply in speech.

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Plato, Clitophon by Plato., Platon.; Slings, S. R

By Plato., Platon.; Slings, S. R

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Iamblichus of Chalcis: The Letters by John M. Dillon, Wolfgang Polleichtner

By John M. Dillon, Wolfgang Polleichtner

Iamblichus is the single Platonist thinker whose philosophical letters have survived from the traditional global. those nineteen letters, that are translated into English the following for the 1st time, deal with such subject matters as windfall, destiny, harmony, marriage, mentioning teenagers, ingratitude, song, and the cardinal virtues, with a few letters addressed to scholars and others to renowned contributors of Syrian society and the imperial management. The letters mirror the troubles of well known ethical philosophy and illustrate the extra public features of Iamblichus’s philosophy. This quantity presents an invaluable supplement to Iamblichus: at the Mysteries, and at the Pythagorean lifestyle, either released through the Society of Biblical Literature, and may be of curiosity to scholars of overdue antiquity, of Neoplatonic philosophy, and of early Christianity.

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The Dialogues of Plato, Volume 1: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, by Plato

By Plato

This preliminary quantity in a chain of recent translations of Plato’s works features a normal creation and interpretive reviews for the dialogues translated: the Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Gorgias, and Menexenus.
“Allen’s paintings is particularly impressive. The translations are readable, lucid, and hugely accurate. the overall creation is succinct and very clear. The dialogue of the relationship of the dialogues is significantly important; there has formerly been no short account of those concerns to which you can refer the student. eventually, the actual introductions are good: superb jobs of transparent philosophical and ancient explanation—succinct and but subtle, either on the subject of the textual content and philosophically incisive.”—Martha Nussbaum, Brown University
“This is a vital paintings that merits our recognize and attention.”—Ethics
“This and the promised succeeding volumes will most likely develop into the traditional English model of the total dialogues…. The commentaries make the most of the easiest scholarship, pass judgement on judiciously among divergent perspectives, and infrequently introduce new and tremendous interpretations. this can be actual either within the region of philosophy and in that of literary criticism.”—Anthony C. Daly, S.J., Modern Schoolman
“Allen is a wonderful translator, whose elegantly uncomplicated but specific language supplies entry to Plato either as a thinker and as a literary artist.”—Library Journal
“An very important occasion on the planet of scholarship.”—London overview of Books
R.E. Allen is professor of classics and philosophy at Northwestern University.

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Plato: Meno and Phaedo by David Sedley, Alex Long

By David Sedley, Alex Long

Plato's Meno and Phaedo are of an important works of old western philosophy and remain studied around the globe. The Meno is a seminal paintings of epistemology. The Phaedo is a key resource for Platonic metaphysics and for Plato's notion of the human soul. jointly they illustrate the beginning of Platonic philosophy from Plato's reflections on Socrates' lifestyles and doctrines. This variation deals new and obtainable translations of either works, including a radical advent that explains the arguments of the 2 dialogues and their position in Plato's concept.

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Aristotle's "Nicomachean ethics" by Otfried Hoffe

By Otfried Hoffe

Someone attracted to theories of ethical or human perform will locate in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics one of many few easy versions appropriate via to at the present time. on the centre of his research, either sober and wary, are such ideas as happiness, advantage, selection, prudence, incontinence, excitement and friendship. Aristotle's arguments are not at all of purely historic curiosity, yet proceed to exert a key effect on present-day moral debate. The 13 contributions during this quantity current the principles of Aristotle's research, in addition to the fashionable history of its reception.

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Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Cicero by William H. F. Altman

By William H. F. Altman

Brill’s better half to the Reception of Cicero is a suite of essays via a world and interdisciplinary crew of students that situates Cicero within the context of his use and abuse from antiquity to the current, and is meant to supply readers with numerous stable purposes to come back to the examine of Cicero's writings with higher curiosity and admire.

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Loreley. Historischer Roman by Kai Meyer

By Kai Meyer

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