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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 8.50
?Robinson?s book is an extremely lucid and engaging overview of Aristotle?s entire system of thought. . . . Accessible to beginning students.? ?Richard Kraut, Northwestern University ?Excellent survey. . . . A model of lucidity, it should help teachers of philosophy in the initial stages of instruction on Aristotle.? ?R. B. Todd, University of... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 9.95
Here are The Prince and the most important Discourses, newly translated into spare, vivid English by one of the most gifted historians of his generation. Why a new translation? "Machiavelli was never the dull, worthy, pedantic author who appears in the pages of other translations", says David Wootton in his Introduction. "In the pages... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95
This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsches style but also to convey his meaning accuratelyand thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 25.95
Does the existence of evil call into doubt the existence of God? Show me the argument. Philosophy starts with questions, but attempts at answers are just as important, and these answers require reasoned argument. Cutting through dense philosophical prose, 100 famous and influential arguments are presented in their essence, with premises, conclusions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 9.95
How to Win an Election is an ancient Roman guide for campaigning that is as up-to-date as tomorrow's headlines. In 64 BC when idealist Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest orator, ran for consul (the highest office in the Republic), his practical brother Quintus decided he needed some no-nonsense advice on running a successful campaign. What follows... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 30.00
A touchstone in Western debates about society and government, the Politics is Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community. Here, he argues that people band together into political communities to secure a good and self-sufficient life. He discusses the merits and defects of various regimes or ways of organizing political community--democracy... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.50
"A first-rate piece of work, very useful both for undergraduate and graduate students. Also of real interest for non-scholars, non-students, and people interested in Jesuits in general. The introductions are especially valuable in situating the readings in context. The Illustrations are well-chosen." --John W. Padberg, S. J., Director, The... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95
Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 11.50
Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections (Hackett Publishing Co., 1995), this anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient-philosophy survey, but it will also be appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses. Introductory... more...