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  • Republicby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 9.95

    The revised edition of Grube?s classic translation follows and furthers Grube?s noted success in combining fidelity to Plato?s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato?s thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...

  • A Brief History of Timeby Stephen Hawking

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    #1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking?s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin?and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending?or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What... more...

  • Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of Godby John Perry

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 6.95

    John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection... more...

  • Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 13.95

    Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (with little editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary. more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A glossary... more...

  • Modern Philosophyby Roger Ariew; Eric Watkins

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 41.95

    The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths... more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; George Sher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; 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 to questions... more...

  • The Trial and Death of Socratesby G. M. A. Grube; John M. Cooper

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 5.25

    The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates presents G. M. A. Grube?s distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a Select Bibliography. more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. MacPherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95

    The "Second Treatise" is one of the most important political treatises ever written and of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and... more...

  • Gorgiasby Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1986; US$ 7.95

    ?This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a master of prose and philosophical argument as Plato. Because of this the book is suitable for courses at all levels in philosophy, from introductory courses on Plato, or problems... more...