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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together w... View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 248)

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298557

Condition: Good


Some highlighting in text, nickel-sized chip from center of jacket spine. 1947 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 667, [7] pp. Unabridged translations of the Posterior Analytics (Logic), De Anima (On the Soul), Nicomachean Ethics, and Poetics, plus selections from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics, edited with an introduction by Richard McKeon. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zool... 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

ISBN: 0130213144

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 of works--which are both central to each philosopher's thought and are widely accepted as part of the canon. The selections ... View more info

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

By: Hall, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2019

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2302444

ISBN: 0735220808

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2019 Hard Cover. Aristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence better and more clearly than anyone since. According to Aristotle, happiness is not about well-being, but instead a lasting state of contentment, which should be the ultimate goal of human life. We become happy through finding a purpose, realizing our potential, and modifying our behavior to become the best version of ourselves. View more info

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The Presocratic Philosophers

By: Kirk, G.S.; Raven, J.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Cambridge: 1963

Seller ID: 2292452

Condition: Good


Spine creased. 1963 Trade Paperback. Includes information on the ancient Greek worldview, early philosophers such as Thales, and also looks at philosophy in Greek settlements in Italy. View more info

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The Republic and Other Works

By: Plato; Jowett, B. [Benjamin]

Price: $5.00

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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Plato: The Republic

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283688

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase, includes Sandglass insert Number 4H. Spine toned. 1944 Hard Cover. 622 pp. 8vo. Benjamin Jowett's classic translation of Plato's most well-known work, which enumerates much of his political philosophy. This edition includes an introduction, analyses, and summary by Jowett, and woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. View more info

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Plato's The Republic (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 153)

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1941

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2303162

Condition: Very Good


1 inch closed jacket tear with associated 1 inch crease, jacket price clipped with new ink price on flap. 1941 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 397, [10] pp. Red cloth, gilt titles. Benjamin Jowett's classic translation of Plato's most well-known work, which enumerates much of his political philosophy. 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. 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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The Republic (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Plato; Lindsay, A.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286246

Condition: Near Fine


Small scuff on spine base. 1975 Full-Leather. 415, [3] pp. 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by A.D. Lindsay, two-page color reproduction of Raphael's The School of Athens precedes text. Plato's most well-known work, in which he presents his theory of political philosophy, explaining that the city is 'the soul writ large.' Plato (428/427 BC – 348/347 BC), was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, ... View more info

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Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy

By: Zeller, Eduard

Price: $5.00

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

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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates

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

Price: $10.00

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 the first time. Situating the works in their historical context, the authors carefully go through each text, exploring the p... View more info