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- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist and philosopher David Hume, published in 1748. It was a simplification of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 17391740. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which "fell dead-born from... more...
- Academia Verlag 2010; US$ 28.40
Theaetetus is certainly one of the most complex dialogues and one of the most difficult to read, and its terminal part perhaps constitutes its most enigmatic aspect, because we are not told who Plato is conversing with and why, regarding the "theory of the dream" expressed as follows: "science is a true opinion accompanied by logos " (201c9-d1); the... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 5.95
Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy , the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style. "The... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 39.95
A concise anthology for the ancient philosophy survey that ranges from the Presocratics through the Neoplatonists, Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy features essential selections from C.D.C. Reeve's 2004 translation of Plato's Republic , which casts reported speech into direct dialogue, as well other translations... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57
Imagine that Plato came to life in the twenty-first century and embarked on a multi-city speaking tour. How would he mediate a debate between a Freudian psychoanalyst and a 'tiger mum' on how to raise the perfect child? How would he handle the host of a right-wing news program who denies there can be morality without religion? What would Plato make... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99
Introduction. Part One: The Rise of Stoicism. The Birth of Philosophy. The First Stoics. The Roman Stoics. Part Two: Stoic Psychological Techniques. Negative Visualization: What's the Worst That Can Happen?. The Dichotomy of Control: On Becoming Invincible. Fatalism: Letting Go of the Past . . . and the Present. Self-Denial: On Dealing with the... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 7.95
This eloquent and philosophically astute translation is the first complete English translation based on the Sellier edition of Pascals manuscript, widely accepted as the manuscript that is closest to the version Pascal left behind on his death in 1662. A brief history of the text, a select bibliography of primary and secondary sources, a chronology... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 9.50
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...