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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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Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin Classics)

By: Barnes, Jonathan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2279564

ISBN: 0140448152

Condition: Very Good


Smudge on rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. xlix, 282 pp. The works collected in this volume form the true foundation of Western philosophy—the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors would eventually build. Yet the importance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies less in their influence—great though that was—than in their astonishing intellectual ambition and imaginative reach. Zeno's dizzying 'proofs' that motion is impossible; the extraordinary a... 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

Image for The Works of Plato, Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions - Four Volumes Complete in One: The Republic; Meno; Euthyphro; Apology; Crito; Phaedo; The Symposium; Phaedrus; Charmides; Lysis; Laches; Protagoras; Euthydemus; Ion; Gorgias; Alcibiades I; Parmenides; Theaetetus; Sophist; Statesman; Philebus; Timaeus; Critias; The Laws

The Works of Plato, Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions - Four Volumes Complete in One: The Republic; Meno; Euthyphro; Apology; Crito; Phaedo; The Symposium; Phaedrus; Charmides; Lysis; Laches; Protagoras; Euthydemus; Ion; Gorgias; Alcibiades I; Parmenides; Theaetetus; Sophist; Statesman; Philebus; Timaeus; Critias; The Laws

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Dial Press / J.J. Little & Ives Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2280911

Condition: Good


Endpapers and page edges foxed, faint stain on rear board. 1936 Hard Cover. lxi, [3], 302, 416, 449, [1], 483, [1] pp. 8vo. Selections from Plato's most famous writings, along with a biography of Plato and a history of his writings and philosophy, with introduction and analysis by Benjamin Jowett of Oxford University. View more info

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Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium; Phaedrus (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

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

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2278053

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [4], 208 pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett, with his introductory analyses, a preface by Whitney J. Oates, and illustrations by Eugene Karlin. Three dialogues by the famous disciple of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, best known for The Republic. View more info

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Epicureans and Stoics (History of Values Series)

By: The Axios Institute

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Axios Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2279561

ISBN: 1604190000

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. vi, 138 pp. Epicureanism is a system of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus, founded around 307 BC. Epicurus was an atomic materialist, following in the steps of Democritus. His materialism led him to a general attack on superstition and divine intervention. Following Aristippus—about whom very little is known—Epicurus believed that what he called pleasure (?????) was the greatest good, but ... 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 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