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  1. Edmund Burke

    By Frank O'Gorman

    First published in 1973, this title offers a concise and readable account of Burke's political philosophy. As well as examining the foundation for Burke's thought, the book also provides much needed connections between the fields of history and political theory. Critical comment and analysis of...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists

    The Greek Tradition and its Many Heirs

    Edited by Paul T. Keyser, Georgia L. Irby-Massie

    The Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists is the first comprehensive English language work to provide a survey of all ancient natural science, from its beginnings through the end of Late Antiquity. A team of over 100 of the world’s experts in the field have compiled this Encyclopedia,...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Crowd and the Mob (Routledge Revivals)

    From Plato to Canetti

    By J. S. McClelland

    First published in 1989, this persuasive and original by John McClelland examines the importance of the idea of 'the crowd' in the writings of philosophers, historians and politicians from the classical era to the twentieth century. The book examines histories of political thought and their...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Animals in Greek and Roman Thought

    A Sourcebook

    By Stephen Newmyer

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Although reasoned discourse on human-animal relations is often considered a late twentieth-century phenomenon, ethical debate over animals and how humans should treat them can be traced back to the philosophers and literati of the classical world. From Stoic assertions that humans owe nothing to...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought

    Edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    The shape and course which Christian thought has taken over its history is largely due to the contributions of individuals and communities in the second and third centuries. Bringing together a remarkable team of distinguished scholars, The Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought is the...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Ethics

    By Susan Sauvé Meyer

    This is the first comprehensive guide and only substantial undergraduate level introduction to ancient Greek and Roman ethics.It covers the ethical theories and positions of all the major philosophers (including Socrates, Plato and Aristotle) and schools (Stoics and Epicureans) from the...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Doing Greek Philosophy

    By Robert Wardy

    Series: Classical Foundations

    This lively and original guidebook offers an invitation to the study of Greek philosophy and signposts to lead the student deeper. The reader is drawn in to the questions the philosophers posed. Doing Greek Philosophy conveys a vital sense of the dynamism and continuity in the Greek philosophical...

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Animals, Rights and Reason in Plutarch and Modern Ethics

    By Stephen Newmyer

    This groundbreaking volume explores Plutarch's unique survival in the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as humans, must take notice of their interests. Exploring Plutarch's three animal-related treatises, as well as passages from his ethical treatises, Stephen Newmyer...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Epictetus’ Handbook and the Tablet of Cebes

    Guides to Stoic Living

    By Keith Seddon

    This new translation presents two works, one by Epictetus and the other by Cebes, two ancient Greek philosophers of the Imperial period, in new translations of clear, straightforward English. In this book, readers will learn how to sustain emotional harmony and a ‘good flow of...

    Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics

    By Vasilis Politis

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the...

    Published February 18th 2004 by Routledge