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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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The Basic Works of Aristotle (The Random House Lifetime Library)

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292763

ISBN: 0394416104

Condition: Good


Reprint. Lacks slipcase. Faint stain on fore edge, ink marks on first few pages of preface, rear jacket flap split along crease, jacket edges rubbed with several small chips and tears. 1966 Hard Cover. xxxix, [1], 1487, [7] pp. 8vo. The complete text of Aristotle's Physics, On Generation and Corruption, On the Soul, The Short Physical Treatises, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, and Poetics, with selections from several others. Edited with a preface, introduction, and bibliography by Richard McKeon. 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 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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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 atomic theories of Democritus; the haunting and enigmatic epigrams of Heraclitus; and the maxims of Alcmaeon: fragmentary as t... 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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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 culture; he was trained in Greek as well as Jewish learning. In attempting to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosop... 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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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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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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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: $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

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