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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...

  • Deadly Vicesby Gabriele Taylor

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23

    Gabriele Taylor presents a philosophical investigation of the 'ordinary' vices traditionally seen as 'death to the soul': sloth, envy, avarice, pride, anger, lust, and gluttony. In the course of a richly detailed discussion of individual and interrelated vices she shows why these 'deadly sins' are correctly so named and grouped together. more...

  • Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophyby C. D. C. Reeve; Patrick Lee Miller; Lloyd P. Gerson

    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...

  • Thinkby Simon Blackburn

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    This is a book about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth, goodness, justice. It is for anyone who believes there are big questions out there, but does not know how to approach them. Think sets out to explain what they are and why they are important.Simon Blackburn begins by putting forward a convincing case for the... more...

  • Selectionsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 22.95

    Selections seeks to provide an accurate and readable translation that will allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument. Unlike anthologies that combine translations by many hands, this volume includes a fully integrated set of translations by a two-person team. The glossary—the... more...

  • The Road Less Travelledby M. Scott Peck

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.68

    Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the... more...

  • Classics of Western Philosophyby Steven M. Cahn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 41.95

    The Eighth Edition of Steven M. Cahn's Classics of Western Philosophy offers the same exacting standard of editing and translation that made earlier editions of this anthology the most highly valued and widely used volume of its kind. The Eighth Edition offers exciting new content as well, including, Plato's Laches (complete), new selections... more...

  • The Emperor's New Mindby Roger Penrose

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating roller-coaster ride through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine. more...

  • Phaedrusby Plato; Alexander Nehamas; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 9.50

    "A superb translation that captures the rhetorical brilliance of the Greek. . . . The translation is faithful in the very best sense: it reflects both the meaning and the beauty of the Greek text. . . . The footnotes are always helpful, never obtrusive. A one-page outline is useful since there are no editorial additions to mark major divisions in... more...

  • Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Moralsby Christa Davis Acampora; Keith Ansell Pearson; Babette Babich; Eric Blondel; Daniel Conway; Ken Gemes; Jürgen Habermas; Salim Kemal; Paul S. Loeb; Mark Migotti; Wolfgang Müller-Lauter; Alexander Nehamas; David Owen; Robert Pippin; Aaron Ridley; Gary Shapiro; Alan Schrift; Tracy Strong; Christine Swanton; Yirmiyahu Yovel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 45.99

    In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship on what is arguably Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume... more...