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Issues in Ancient Philosophy

Series Editor: George Boys-Stones

Routledge's Issues in Ancient Philosophy exists to bring fresh light to the central themes of ancient philosophy through original studies which focus especially on texts and authors which lie outside the central ‘canon’. Contributions to the series are characterised by rigorous scholarship presented in an accessible manner; they are designed to be essential and invigorating reading for all advanced students in the field of ancient philosophy

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  1. Saving the City

    Philosopher-Kings and Other Classical Paradigms

    By Malcolm Schofield

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    Saving the City provides a detailed analysis of the attempts of ancient writers and thinkers, from Homer to Cicero, to construct and recommend political ideals of statesmanship and ruling, of the political community and of how it should be founded in justice. Malcolm Schofield debates to what...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Birth of Rhetoric

    Gorgias, Plato and their Successors

    By Robert Wardy

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    What is rhetoric?Is it the capacity to persuade? Or is it 'mere' rhetoric: the ability to get others to do what the speaker wants, regardless of what they want? This is the rhetoric of ideological manipulation and political seduction. Rhetoric is for some a distinctive mode of communication; for...

    Published March 12th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Mental Conflict

    By A. W. Price

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    As earthquakes expose geological faults, so mental conflict reveals tendencies to rupture within the mind. Dissension is rife not only between people but also within them, for each of us is subject to a contrariety of desires, beliefs, motivations, aspirations. What image are we to form of...

    Published November 17th 1994 by Routledge

  4. Ancient Concepts of Philosophy

    By William Jordan

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 7th 1993 by Routledge

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