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  1. Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy

    Cities and Transcendence

    By Jonathan N. Badger

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy is an inquiry into a fundamental political problem made visible through the tragic poetry of Sophocles. In part I Badger offers a detailed exegesis of three plays: Ajax, Antigone, and Philoctetes. These plays share a common theme, illuminating a persistent...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics, and Epistemology

    By Ugo Zilioli

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures other than Plato were active after the death of...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Roman Stoicism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Vernon Arnold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Stoicism, first published in 1911, offers an authoritative introduction to this fascinating chapter in the history of Western philosophy, which throughout the 20th century has been rediscovered and rehabilitated among philosophers, theologians and intellectual historians. Stoicism played a...

    To Be Published April 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

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