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  • Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; 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...

  • On Free Choice of the Willby Augustine; Thomas Williams

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.50

    Translated with an uncanny sense for the overall point of Augustine's doctrine. In short, a very good translation. The Introduction is admirably clear.--Paul Vincent Spade, Indiana University more...

  • The Trials of Socratesby Plato; Aristophanes; Xenophon; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 11.95

    Lampooned in 406 B.C.E. in a blistering Aristophanic satire, Socrates was tried in 399 B.C.E. on a charge of corrupting the youth, convicted by a jury of about five hundred of his peers, and condemned to death. Glimpsed today through the extant writings of his contemporaries and near-contemporaries, he remains for us as compelling, enigmatic, and... more...

  • Locke: Two Treatises of Governmentby John Locke; Peter Laslett

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 15.00

    A revised 1988 version of Peter Laslett's acclaimed Two Treatises of Government, widely recognised as a classic text in the history of ideas. more...

  • God Is Not Oneby Stephen Prothero

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.39

    In God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World , New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and religion scholar Stephen Prothero argues that persistent attempts to portray all religions as different paths to the same God overlook the distinct problem that each tradition seeks to solve. Delving into the different... more...

  • Machiavelli: Selected Political Writingsby Niccolo Machiavelli; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 10.75

    Here are The Prince and the most important Discourses, newly translated into spare, vivid English by one of the most gifted historians of his generation. Why a new translation? "Machiavelli was never the dull, worthy, pedantic author who appears in the pages of other translations", says David Wootton in his Introduction. "In the pages... more...

  • Three Philosophical Dialoguesby Anselm; Thomas Williams

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 11.50

    In these three dialogues, renowned for their dialectical structure and linguistic precision, Anselm sets out his classic account of the relationship between freedom and sin--its linchpin his definition of freedom of choice as "the power to preserve rectitude of will for its own sake." In doing so, Anselm explores the fascinating implications... more...

  • Consolation of Philosophyby Boethius

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    This book is written in the manner of spiritual dialogue. It holds importance for its historical as well as literary value and stands out for the philosophy presented therein. The ideas presented here hold good for the modern times as well. Thought-provoking! more...

  • Five Thousand B.C. and Other Philosophical Fantasiesby Raymond Smullyan

    St. Martin's Press 1983; US$ 6.79

    Five Thousand B.C. and Other Philosophical Fantasies by Raymond Smullyan is a collection of paradoxes, dialogues, problems, and essays exploring philosophical ideas. This fascinating book will challenge your understanding of reality, truth, morality, existence, and death. Raymond Smullyan is a logician, mathematician, and philosopher and is the... more...

  • Republicby Plato; Joe Sachs; John White

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 14.95

    Focus Philosophical Library's edition of Plato's Republic is an English translation of one of the most intellectually important works in Western philosophy and political theory. It includes an extensive introduction, an extensive afterword "Imitation" by John White, a chapter-by-chapter outline of principal speakers and summary of the content, Stephanus... more...