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  • A Plato Readerby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 19.95

    A Plato Reader offers eight of Plato's best-known works-- Euthyphro , Apology , Crito , Meno , Phaedo , Symposium , Phaedrus , and Republic --unabridged, expertly introduced and annotated, and in widely admired translations by C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff. more...

  • An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Moralsby David Hume; J. B. Schneewind

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 6.95

    A splendid edition. Schneewind's illuminating introduction succinctly situates the Enquiry in its historical context, clarifying its relationship to Calvinism, to Newtonian science, and to earlier moral philosophers, and providing a persuasive account of Hume's ethical naturalism. --Martha C. Nussbaum, Brown University more...

  • Against the Academicians and The Teacherby Augustine; Peter King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 12.50

    These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of skeptical challenges are the first to be rendered from the Latin critical edition, the first to be made specifically with a philosophical audience in mind, and the first to be translated by a scholar with expertise in both modern epistemology... more...

  • Aristotle: Introductory Readingsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 13.95

    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...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.10

    This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.12

    The three ancient commentaries on Aristotle's On the Soul ( De anima ) are interesting because the commentators, as neo-Platonists, understand the soul completely differently than Aristotle. For them, the soul is the inseperable life principle of the body, a spiritual entity. In response to this challenge, the commentator Priscian (ca. 530... more...

  • Struktur und Dynamik in Kants Kritikenby Werner Moskopp

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 158.54

    The objective of this study is to demonstrate the coherence of Kant?s Critiques from a transcendental-critical perspective. To achieve this, the author paraphrases the Critiques , and interprets them from a common epistemic horizon; furthermore he takes up relevant positions from the research literature. The accents set by this view lead... more...

  • Kant und die Zukunft der europäischen Aufklärungby Heiner Klemme

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 100.39

    The philosophy of the Enlightenment still greatly influences our thinking today. This is especially true of Immanuel Kant, whose writings on moral philosophy, theory of law, philosophy of history, and political theory moulded decisively the concept Enlightenment based on terms like reason, critique, and immaturity. The  contributions deal... more...

  • Nietzsche und Frankreichby Clemens Pornschlegel; Martin Stingelin

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 158.54

    Friedrich Nietzsche held France in high esteem throughout his life. France was at the same time the country in which he allowed himself to believe to be understood.  Nietzsche and France surveys a multitude of diverse encounters distinguished by their interplay with one another and explores them in their historical and systematic dimensions,... more...

  • The Afterlife of the Platonic Soulby Maha El-Kaisy; John Dillon

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Plato's doctrine of the soul, its immaterial nature, its parts or faculties, and its fate after death (and before birth) came to have an enormous influence on the great religious traditions that sprang up in late antiquity, beginning with Judaism (in the person of Philo of Alexandria), and continuing with Christianity, from St. Paul on through... more...