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  • The People of Platoby Debra Nails

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 28.95

    The People of Plato is the first study since 1823 devoted exclusively to the identification of, and relationships among, the individuals represented in the complete Platonic corpus. It provides details of their lives, and it enables one to consider the persons of Plato's works, and those of other Socratics, within a nexus of important political,... more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; George Sher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; 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... more...

  • On the Genealogy of Moralityby Friedrich Nietzsche; Maudemarie Clark; Alan J. Swensen

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95

    This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsche?s style but also to convey his meaning accurately?and thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures that... more...

  • Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reasonby Immanuel Kant; Werner S. Pluhar; Stephen R. Palmquist

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 14.95

    Werner S. Pluhar's masterful rendering of Kant's major work on religion is meticulously annotated and presented here with a selected bibliography, glossary, and generous index. Stephen R. Palmquist's engaging Introduction provides historical background, discusses Religion in the context of Kant's philosophical system, elucidates Kant's main arguments,... more...

  • On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Lifeby Friedrich Nietzsche; Peter Preuss

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 6.95

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  • Being, Man, and Deathby James M. Demske

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Death, a perennial problem for philosophers and theologians, is especially crucial in the thought of Martin Heidegger. This penetrating commentary presents the concept of death as a unifying motif that illuminates many of the difficulties and obscurities of Heidegger's philosophy. Heidegger comes to see death as revealing the ultimate meaning not... 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...

  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religionby David Hume; Richard H. Popkin

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 6.50

    Hume's brilliant and dispassionate essay Of Miracles has been added in this expanded edition of his Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion , which also includes Of the Immortality of the Soul,Of Suicide, and Richard Popkin's illuminating Introduction. more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.49

    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$ 169.79

    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...