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  1. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue

    By Heather L. Reid

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Plato's Life and Thought (RLE: Plato)

    With a Translation of the Seventh Letter

    By R S Bluck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    R. S. Bluck’s engaging volume provides an accessible introduction to the thought of Plato. In the first part of the book the author provides an account of the life of the philosopher, from Plato’s early years, through to the Academy, the first visit to Dionysius and the third visit to Syracuse, and...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. New Essays on Plato and Aristotle (RLE: Plato)

    Edited by Renford Bambrough

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    What can the study of the history of ancient philosophy bring to the study of contemporary philosophical problems and questions? In New Essays on Plato and Aristotle eight distinguished philosophers address topics in Greek philosophy that are connected with current philosophical issues. All the...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Plato and His Contemporaries (RLE: Plato)

    A Study in Fourth Century Life and Thought

    By G C Field

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    This book helps understand Plato’s writings by describing the circumstances in which they were produced. The author begins with an account of Plato’s life and development and a brief analysis of some of the more difficult points arising from the criticism of Plato’s writings. The remainder of the...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Plato's Philebus (RLE: Plato)

    By Donald Davidson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    The Philebus is hard to reconcile with standard interpretations of Plato’s philosophy and in this pioneering work Donald Davidson, seeks to take the Philebus at face value and to reassess Plato’s late philosophy in the light of the results. The author maintains that the approach to ethics in...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    Plato is perhaps the best known and most widely studied of all the ancient Greek philosophers. A pupil of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, his ideas have inspired and influenced scholars of nearly every era. His famous series of dialogues have become a standard part of the western philosophical...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Greek Philosophers

    from Thales to Aristotle

    By W. K. C. Guthrie

    Series: Routledge Classics

    With an new foreword by James Warren Long renowned as one of the clearest and best introductions to ancient Greek philosophy for non-specialists, W.K.C Guthrie’s The Greek Philosophers offers us a brilliant insight into the hidden foundations of Greek philosophy – foundations that underpin Western...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. A History of Ancient Philosophy

    From the Beginning to Augustine

    By Karsten Friis Johansen

    Translated by Henrik Rosenmeier, A History of Ancient Philosophy charts the origins and development of ancient philosophical thought. For easy reference, the book is divided chronologically into six main parts. The sections are further divided into philosophers and philosophical movements:*...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Presocratics-Arg Philosophers

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge