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Forthcoming Ancient Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

    Edited by Lorraine Besser-Jones, Michael Slote

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Virtue ethics is on the move both in Anglo-American philosophy and in the rest of the world. This volume uniquely emphasizes non-Western varieties of virtue ethics at the same time that it includes work in the many different fields or areas of philosophy where virtue ethics has recently spread its...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, and more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Plato and Levinas

    The Ambiguous Out-Side of Ethics

    By Tanja Staehler

    In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological elements of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations (IR) theory and the social sciences as a whole, this volume will provide a necessary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

    By Erik van Ree

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Plato

    By Constance Meinwald

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    In this outstanding introduction, Constance Meinwald covers all of Plato's philosophy and shows how he shaped the landscape of Western philosophy. Beginning with a helpful overview of what is known about Plato's life and times, she clearly explains and assesses Plato's fundamental arguments...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge