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Major Works: Ancient Philosophy

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Plato's Euthyphro and the Earlier Theory of Forms (RLE: Plato)

    A Re-Interpretation of the Republic

    By R E Allen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    Plato’s Euthyphro is important because it gives an excellent example of Socratic dialogue in operation and of the connection of that dialectic with Plato’s earlier theory of Forms. Professor Allen’s edition of the dialogue provides a translation with interspersed commentary, aimed both at helping...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Plato

    By Robert Hall

    First published in 1981 this unique study discusses the evolution of Plato's thought through the actual developments in Athenian democracy, the book also demonstrates Plato's continuing responses to changes in political theory and argues for a new understanding of Plato's goals for the state and...

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Aristotle

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Lloyd P. Gerson

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    The works of Aristotle are central to the Western philosophical tradition, and scholarship on Aristotle, especially in English, has burgeoned enormously in the last forty years. Aristotle: Critical Assessments collects together articles on Aristotle's philosophy otherwise scattered over many...

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Presocratics-Arg Philosophers

    By Jonathan Barnes

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

    Published May 5th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Plotinus-Arg Philosophers

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

    Published May 5th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Plato: Critical Assessments

    Edited by Nicholas D. Smith

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    The philosophy of Plato, universally acknowledged as the most important thinker of the Ancient World, is a major focus of contemporary attention - not only among philosophers, but also classicists and literary and political theorists. This set selects the best and most influential examples of...

    Published March 11th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Socrates

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by William J. Prior

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    This four volume set is a collection of some of the most significant scholarship published on the philosophy of Socrates in the last half century. The contributors include many of the most prominent scholars in this field. As the growth in Socratic studies in the past three decades is due in large...

    Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge