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  • The Epicurus Readerby Epicurus; Brad Inwood; Lloyd P. Gerson

    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...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 5.95

    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...

  • Critique of Pure Reasonby Immanuel Kant; Paul Guyer; Allen W. Wood

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    The most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text. more...

  • Plato on Loveby C.D.C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.95

    This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D. S. Hutchinson, and C. D. C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks... more...

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjaliby Mukunda Stiles

    Red Wheel Weiser 2001; US$ 16.95

    This is an English rendering of the classical text on yoga and meditations that maintains the poetic forms of the sutras. Patanjali is to Yoga what Buddha is to Buddhism. His sutras-scriptural narratives sometimes defined as literally "the path to transcendence"- are a darshan, or philosophical worldview and method to aid the awakening of self-realization.... more...

  • Silence, Scapegoats, Self-reflectionby Volker Roelcke; Sascha Topp; Etienne Lepicard

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 43.35

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Etienne Lepicard is a researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Dr. Volker Roelcke is director of the Institute for the History of Medicine, Giessen University. Dr. Sascha Topp works at the Institute for the history of medicine, University of Giessen.   Reihe Formen der Erinnerung - Band 059 more...

  • Ethicsby Benedictus de Spinoza; R. H. M. Elwes

    The Floating Press 1951; US$ 5.95

    Ethics is a philosophical book written by Benedictus de Spinoza. Although published after Spinoza's death, in 1677, it is considered his greatest and most famous work. In it, Spinoza tries to set out a "fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life.... more...

  • The Enchiridion, or Handbookby Epictetus; George Long

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    The Enchiridion, or Handbook was written by a student of Epictetus in the 2nd century. It is a short guide to ethical living, and its focus is more practical than the metaphysical treatises of earlier Greek philosophers. It assumes that "some things are up to us and some are not up to us," and instructs the reader how to deal well with what... 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...

  • The Consolation of Philosophyby Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius; H. R. James

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    The book called 'The Consolation of Philosophy' was throughout the Middle Ages, and down to the beginnings of the modern epoch in the sixteenth century, the scholar's familiar companion. Few books have exercised a wider influence in their time. It has been translated into every European tongue, and into English nearly a dozen times, from... more...