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  • On Law, Morality, And Politicsby Thomas Aquinas; William P. Baumgarth; Richard J. Regan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 14.50

    The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politics retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan?including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes... more...

  • Augustine: Political Writingsby Augustine; Douglas Kries

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.50

    The best available introduction to the political thought of Augustine, if not to Christian political thought in general. Included are generous selections from City of God, as well as from many lesser-known writings of Augustine. more...

  • Hellenistic Philosophyby Brad Inwood; Lloyd P. Gerson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95

    This new edition of Hellenistic Philosophy --including nearly 100 pages of additional material--offers the first English translation of the account of Stoic ethics by Arius Didymus, substantial new sources on Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism, expanded representation of Plutarch and Cicero, and a fuller presentation of papyrological evidence.... more...

  • Alexander The Greatby James S. Romm; Diodorus; Plutarch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.50

    Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive?Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius?this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian... more...

  • The Classical Utilitariansby Jeremy Bentham; John Stuart Mill; John Troyer

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95

    This volume includes the complete texts of two of John Stuart Mill's most important works, Utilitarianism and On Liberty , and selections from his other writings, including the complete text of his "Remarks on Bentham's Philosophy. more...

  • Butterfly Motherby Mark Bender; Jin Dan; Ma Xueliang

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 12.95

    Butterfly Mother is a collection of epic songs from the rich oral tradition of the Miao (Hmong) people of southwest China. These poetic narratives, traditionally performed by two groups of singers, relate the creation of a world in which everything is alive, and listeners find that besides mountains, rivers, trees, and creatures, inanimate objects... more...

  • Medeaby Euripides; Diane Arnson Svarlien; Robin Mitchell-Boyask

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 6.50

    First produced in 431 BCE, Euripides' Medea tells the story of the protagonist's revenge on her husband Jason, who has announced his plan to leave her and take a new wife. more...

  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 8.50

    This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay ?Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns? in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • Republicby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 9.95

    The revised edition of Grube?s classic translation follows and furthers Grube?s noted success in combining fidelity to Plato?s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato?s thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...

  • Five Dialoguesby G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95

    The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube?s distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...