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Forthcoming Ancient Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World(Routledge Revivals)

    From Early Times to the Hellenistic Age

    By Frank Vatai

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World, first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant revaluation of the role of intellectuals in everyday political life. The term ‘...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Philosopher’s New Clothes

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

    By Nickolas Pappas

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Flow and Flux in Plato’s Philosophy

    By Andrew J. Mason

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Seneca

    By R. Scott Smith

    Series: Philosophy in the Roman World

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. 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