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  1. Julian (Routledge Revivals)

    An Intellectual Biography

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography, first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian’s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian’s transformation from...

    Published January 21st 2014 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 ‘...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Aristotle

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    In this extensively revised new edition of his excellent guidebook, Christopher Shields introduces the whole of Aristotle’s philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, politics, and the arts. Beginning...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Rationality

    Reason through Occidental History

    By Charles P. Webel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    What are reason and rationality? How significant are recent postmodernist and neuroscientific challenges to these longheld notions? Should we abandon a belief in reason and an adherence to rationality? Or can reason and rationality be reformulated and reframed? And what does politics have to do...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics

    Virtues and Gifts

    By Andrew Pinsent

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Thomas Aquinas devoted a substantial proportion of his greatest works to the virtues. Yet, despite the availability of these texts (and centuries of commentary), Aquinas’s virtue ethics remains mysterious, leaving readers with many unanswered questions. In this book, Pinsent argues that the key...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Third City (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy at War with Positivism

    By Borna Bebek

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Third City, first published in 1982, offers an innovative response to the troubled relationship between Western philosophy, as it has been conducted since the Renaissance, and the everyday lives of the communities in which we live. Bebek contends that the model of philosophical reflection is to...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    Published October 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge