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  1. Plato's Invisible Cities

    Discourse and Power in the Republic

    By Adi Ophir

    This book offers an original and detailed reading of Plato's Republic, one of the most influential philosophical works in the emergence of Western philosophy. The author discusses the Republic in terms of discursive events and political acts. Plato's act is placed in the context of a...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Politics and Philosophy in Plato's Menexenus

    By Nickolas Pappas, Mark Zelcer

    Menexenus is one of the least studied among Plato's works, mostly because of the puzzling nature of the text, which has led many scholars either to reject the dialogue as spurious or to consider it as a mocking parody of Athenian funeral rhetoric. In this book, Pappas and Zelcer provide a...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Philosophy and Religion in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of surrendering our...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Animal and the Human in Ancient Thought

    By Stephen T. Newmyer

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis-à-vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    A Philosophical Study of Blood

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition

    Edited by John Sellars

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    The Stoics and the philosophy of Stoicism in general are a major area of study in both philosophy and classics. The influence of Stoic thought also extends to early literature and science. The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition is the first volume of its kind, gathering leading philosophers...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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