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  1. Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals)

    750-330 BC

    By Andrew Lintott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states. The importance of such ‘stasis’ was recognised by political thinkers of the time,...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Pliny’s Defense of Empire

    By Thomas R. Laehn

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Despite perennial interest in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, the world’s first encyclopedia, as a record of the prodigious, the quotidian, and the useful in Rome in the first century AD, for centuries Pliny has been derided as little more than an inept compiler of facts and marvels...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Rankin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover human nature in its various practical manifestations than the facts of the physical world....

    To Be Published October 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Philosopher’s New Clothes

    The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion

    By Nickolas Pappas

    This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers – how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern...

    To Be Published November 26th 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 February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Seneca

    By R. Scott Smith

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Flow and Flux in Plato’s Philosophy

    By Andrew J. Mason

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralizing the Past

    Edited by Lisa Hau, Ian Ruffell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to be true. Ancient Greek historiographers repeatedly stressed the importance of truth to history; yet they also purported to believe in myth,...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy beyond Socrates’ Athens

    Cynics, Cyrenaics, Elians and Megarians

    By Ugo Zilioli

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    Philosophy beyond Socrates’ Athens aims at fostering a fresher appreciation of the philosophical importance of the so-called Socratic schools, in particular the Cynics (with particular reference to Antisthenes), Cyrenaics, Megarians, Elians and Eretrians. It covers topics in ethics, epistemology,...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Forms, Souls and Embryos

    Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction

    By James Wilberding

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    To Be Published May 31st 2016 by Routledge

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