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Ethics [Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics]

By: Aristotle; Thomson, J.A.K.; Tredennick, Hugh; Barnes, Jonathan; Grayling, A.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276796

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase lightly scuffed. 2003 Hard Cover. li, [1], 297, [3] pp. 8vo. The ethical philosophy of the famous Greek philosopher and pupil of Plato, often referred to as the Nicomachean Ethics. Translated by J.A.K. Thomson, revised with notes and appendices by Hugh Tredennick, with an introduction and further reading by Jonathan Barnes and a preface by A.C. Grayling, and a frontispiece engraving by Simon Brett. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was... View more info

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The Meditations

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Grube, G.M.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 2276785

ISBN: 0915145790

Condition: Good


Spine and wrapper edges lightly toned, ink name on half-title page, faint odor of smoke. 1985 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 143 pp. Translated by G.M.A. Grube. Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek[1] as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement.[2] It is possible that la... View more info

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Ancient Philosophy (Philosophic Classics, Volume I - 3rd Edition)

By: Baird, Forrest E.; Kaufmann, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1999

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2196198

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Light edge wear, text unmarked. 1999 Trade Paperback. For courses in Ancient Philosophy. Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in Ancient Western philosophy focuses on the writings of the most important Greek philosophers, along with selections from some of their Roman followers. Striking a balance between major and minor figures, it features the best available translations of texts--complete works or complete selections... View more info

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Philo Supplement II [2]: Questions and Answers on Exodus (The Loeb Classical Library No. 401)

By: Philo; Marcus, Ralph

Price: $17.50

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1970

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2194852

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing.Minimal wear to jacket corners, corners of front jacket flap clipped (list prices still present). 1970 Hard Cover. viii, 306, [1], 8 pp. The second of two supplementary volumes designed to accompany Loeb's ten-volume set of Philo's works. This volume treats questions and answers on Exodus. The philosopher Philo was born about 20 BCE to a prominent Jewish family in Alexandria, the chief home of the Jewish Diaspora as well as the chief center of Hellenistic c... View more info

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The Republic and Other Works

By: Plato; Jowett, B. [Benjamin]

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272372

ISBN: 0385094973

Condition: Very Good


Page edges faintly toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 552 pp. Plato (428/427 BC – 348/347 BC), was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of natural philosophy, science, and Western philosophy. View more info

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The Republic (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2261953

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [7], 622 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, pink ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett, with his introduction, analyses and summary, and with medallions cut on wood by Fritz Kredel. Plato's most well-known work, in which he presents his theory of political philosophy, explaining that the city is 'the... View more info

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Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium; Phaedrus

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2261955

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to spine and top page edge. 1979 Full-Leather. xiv, [3], 208 pp. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, burgundy ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett. Includes three of Plato's dialogues, as well as a preface, introductory analyses by the translator, and illustrations by Eugene Karlin. View more info

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The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics)

By: Plato; Tredennick, Hugh

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2274342

ISBN: 0140440372

Condition: Good


Spine creased, page ridges faintly foxed, ink note and date on blurb page, ink note on rear wrapper recto, address label on blurb page verso. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. 199 pp. Contains the four dialogues concerning the Trial and Death of Socrates. Socrates spent a lifetime analyzing ethical issues, and the Euthyphro finds him outside the court-house, still debating the nature of piety with an arrogant acquaintance. The Apology is both a robust rebuttal to the charges o... View more info

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Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy

By: Zeller, Eduard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265670

ISBN: 0486239209

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. A work covering the Pre-Socratics through the Neo-Platonists. View more info

The Wooden Horse: The Liberation of the Western Mind from Odysseus to Socrates

By: Zeruneith, Keld; Dees, Russell L. (Translator); Jones, W. Glyn (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Overlook Duckworth: 2007

Seller ID: 1500745

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on page base. 2007 Hard Cover. 605 pages. The Wooden Horse is a powerful, provocative, and engaging new work — by perhaps the world’s most insightful and acclaimed historian of the ancient world — that establishes the foundation of the Western world’s conceptions of society, philosophy, and poetry by tracing the processes by which consciousness evolved from its roots in the mother cults of Ancient Greece, with its attendant matriarchal mode of thou... View more info

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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates

By: [Plato; Socrates]; Brickhouse, Thomas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: 2196724

ISBN: 0415156823

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. Socrates is one of the most influential philosophers in western civilisation, and Plato his most famous pupil. TheEuthyphro, Apology of Socrates, Crito and the death scene from the Phaedo are Plato's account of Socrates' trial and execution, and together they provide the most important depiction of Socrates' ideas. In this GuideBook, Brickhouse and Smith provide clear explanations of these texts for students coming to them for... View more info

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Plato's Thought

By: [Plato]; Grube, G.M.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hackett: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2196798

ISBN: 0915144808

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Light edge wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. Plato's Thought offers an excellent introduction to Plato, guiding the reader through Plato's Theory of Forms, and examining his views on art, education and statecraft. This edition includes an introduction, bibliographic essay, and bibliography by Donald Zeyl. View more info

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Plato's View of Art

By: [Plato]; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 1521142

ISBN: 0684127512

Condition: Good


Minor ink marks. 1972 Hard Cover. 81 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; I. The Trends in Greek Literature before Plato; II. Plato's Philosophical Approach; III. The Quest for Definition; IV. The Phaedrus and Plato's Philosophy of Art; V. The Quasi-Mysticism of Plato; VI. Conclusion. View more info

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The Trial and Execution of Socrates: Sources and Controversies

By: [Socrates]; Brickhouse, Thomas C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198176

ISBN: 0195119800

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2001 Trade Paperback. Socrates is one of the most important yet enigmatic philosophers of all time; his fame has endured for centuries despite the fact that he never actually wrote anything. In 399 B.C.E., he was tried on the charge of impiety by the citizens of Athens, convicted by a jury, and sentenced to death (ordered to drink poison derived from hemlock). About these facts there is no disagreement. However, as the sources collected in ... View more info