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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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Weakness of the Will

    By Justin Gosling

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 14th 2014 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....

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Plato's Meno In Focus

    Edited by Jane M. Day

    Series: Philosophers in Focus

    In one volume, this book brings together a new English translation of Plato's Meno, a selection of illuminating articles on themes in the dialogue published between 1965 and 1985 and an introduction setting the Meno in its historical context and opening up the key philosophical issues which the...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

    Edited by Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Imagination

    A Study in the History of Ideas

    By John Cocking

    Edited by Penelope Murray

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Philosophy of Early Christianity

    By George E. Karamanolis

    George Karamanolis shows that early Christian thinkers, following the example of classical philosophy, developed a highly sophisticated method of philosophical thinking by means of which they constructed some of the most fundamental doctrines of Christianity. The book examines the character of...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Cyrenaics

    By Ugo Zilioli

    The Cyrenaic school of philosophy (named after its founder Aristippus' native city of Cyrene in North Africa) flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE. This book begins by introducing the main figures of the Cyrenaic school beginning with Aristippus and setting them in their historical...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge