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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Essence of David Humeby Henry Lewis; Hunter Lewis

    Axios Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Axios's Essence of . . . Series takes the greatest works of practical philosophy and pares them down to their essence. Selected passages flow together to create a seamless work that will capture your interest from page one. This newest volume in the series is dedicated to David Hume who is ranked as one of the greatest Western philosophers and... more...

  • The Critique of Pure Reasonby Immanuel Kant; J. M. D. Meiklejohn

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.95

    The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy, and the first of Kant's three Critiques. In it he takes up Hume's argument that cause and effect cannot be experienced by the senses. Hume argued that we experience events one after the other, but not that one event is caused by the preceding event. Kant argues that... more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Utilitarianism is philosopher John Stuart Mill's defense and advocacy of utilitarian ethics. First appearing in three magazine articles, this essay was first gathered into a single book in 1863. While Mill discusses utilitarian ethical principles in some of his other writings such as On Liberty and The Subjection of Women , Utilitarianism is Mill's... more...

  • Epicureanismby Tim O'Keefe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Epicurean school of philosophy was one of the dominant philosophies of the Hellenistic period. Founded by Epicurus of Samos (century 341-270 BCE) it was characterized by an empiricist epistemology and a hedonistic ethics. This new introduction to Epicurus offers readers clear exposition of the central tenets of Epicurus' philosophy, with particular... more...

  • Epicurus and His Philosophyby Norman Wentworth DeWitt

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 75.00

    Epicurus and His Philosophy was first published in 1954. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. In this volume, the first comprehensive book in English about Epicurus, existing data on the life... more...

  • On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homoby Friedrich Nietzsche; Walter Kaufmann

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    The great philosopher's major work on ethics, along with ECCE HOMO, Nietzche's remarkable review of his life and works. Translated by Walter Kaufmann. more...

  • The Handbook (The Encheiridion)by Epictetus; Nicholas P. White

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 5.50

    The Handbook , or The Encheiridion , by Epictetus (c. A.D. 50-130) is a collection of extracts from his four books of Discourses complied by Flavius Arrianus. Included in this annotated translation by Nicholas. P. White is an Introduction referencing Epictetus? life and thought along with a general understanding of Stoic philosophy as a movement and... more...

  • Derrida for Architectsby Richard Coyne

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 29.95

    Jacques Derrida?s thinking is radical, provocative, controversial, and even difficult. This book looks afresh at Derrida?s thinking in relation to architecture. It simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. As well as a review of Derrida?s interaction with architecture, it is also a careful consideration of the implications of his thinking, particularly... more...