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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 4.45
This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill?s Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility to questions... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 13.95
Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (with little editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 8.95
Contents include:. An Introduction, The ancient biography of Epicurus, The extant letters, Ancient collections of maxims, Doxographical reports, The testimony of Cicero, The testimony of Lucretius, & The polemic of Plutarch. Short fragments and testimonia from known works: From On Nature, From the Puzzles, From On the Goal, From the Symposium, From... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1977; US$ 5.95
The book is written for anyone seriously interested in Plato's thought and in the history of literary theory or of rhetoric. No knowledge of Greek is required. The focus of this account is on how the resources both of persuasive myth and of formal argument, for all that Plato sets them in strong contrast, nevertheless complement and reinforce each... more...
- The Floating Press 1800; US$ 4.99
Dive into a collection of thought-provoking essays from one of the most remarkable figures in history, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. In Meditations, Marcus Aurelius lays out his personal philosophy of stoicism, which involves honing one's discipline and eschewing base or excessive sensual pleasures. A must-read for fans of ancient history and... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2007; US$ 146.16
Hauptbeschreibung In seinem Briefwechsel mit Des Bosses - geführt in den letzten zehn Jahren bis zu seinem Tod - erörtert Leibniz alle Aspekte seines komplexen philosophischen Systems von der Metaphysik über die Ontologie bis hin zur Religionsphilosophie. Ein >Muß Diese Ausgabe erfüllt ein Desideratum: Sie bietet erstmalig eine durchgängige Übersetzung... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
This text emphasizes the diversity of Indian thought and is structured around six schools which have achieved classic status. It explores how traditions have attempted to understand the nature of reality in terms of a spiritual quest, and introduces distinctively Indian concepts such as rebirth. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Twilight of the Idols (Götzen-Dämmerung) is a book by Friedrich Nietzsche, written in 1888, and published in 1889. It was written in just over a week, between 26 August and 3 September 1888, while Nietzsche was on holiday in Sils-Maria. As Nietzsche''s... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 5.95
Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy , the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style. "The... more...