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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.95
Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides? political theory?famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.50
A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95
To the groundbreaking series that began with Iliad (1997), and continued with Odyssey (2000) and Aeneid (2005), Stanley Lombardo now adds his translation of the first part of their most natural successor, Dante?s great poetic synthesis of the classical pagan and medieval Christian traditions. Here is the Divine Comedy?s most harrowing canticle, one... more...
- 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. 2009; US$ 7.50
Engagingly written and illustrated with scores of telling examples, this plainspoken how-to book for college writers identifies those qualities that most typically distinguish good writing from bad and provides practical measures for avoiding pitfalls. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 8.95
While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad , this selection also highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature. 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. 2003; US$ 11.50
Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. "Why another... more...