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  • A Presocratics Readerby Patricia Curd; Richard D. McKirahan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 12.50

    Building on the virtues that made the first edition of A Presocratics Reader the most widely used sourcebook for the study of the Presocratics and Sophists, the second edition offers even more value and a wider selection of fragments from these philosophical predecessors and contemporaries of Socrates. With revised introductions, annotations, suggestions... more...

  • Philosophy Before Socratesby Richard D. McKirahan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 18.95

    Since its publication in 1994, Richard McKirahan’s Philosophy Before Socrates has become the standard sourcebook in Presocratic philosophy. It provides a wide survey of Greek science, metaphysics, and moral and political philosophy, from their roots in myth to the philosophers and Sophists of the fifth century. A comprehensive selection of fragments... more...

  • Wahrnehmung und Wissen bei Aristotelesby Stephan Herzberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 147.00

    Aristotle emphasizes the central role of perception for knowledge acquisition in many of his writings. But how should these programmatic declarations be worked into an overall interpretation? Does perception provide the foundation on which all our knowledge can be grounded? Or does perception merely have the function of providing the intellect with... more...

  • Aristotelische Diskurseby Thomas Gutschker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 57.91

    Hauptbeschreibung Blick zurück auf die antike Polis. In diesem Buch wird erstmals im Zusammenhang untersucht, wie sich das politische Denken im 20. Jahrhundert im Rückgriff auf aristotelische Denkfiguren erneuert hat - von den frühen Vorlesungen Martin Heideggers über Eric Voegelin, Leo Strauss und Hannah Arendt, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Joachim Ritter... more...

  • A Companion to Hegelby Stephen Houlgate; Michael Baur

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    This companion provides original, scholarly, and cutting-edge essays that cover the whole range of Hegel’s mature thought and his lasting influence. A comprehensive guide to one of the most important modern philosophers Essays are written in an accessible manner and draw on the most up-to-date Hegel research Contributions are drawn from across... more...

  • Interpreting Heideggerby Daniel O. Dahlstrom

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 78.00

    Interprets themes of Heidegger's thought, and includes his interpretations of poets and philosophers, and influential critical interpretations of Heidegger's philosophy. more...

  • Fallen Nature, Fallen Selvesby Michael Moriarty

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 139.99

    From the late sixteenth to the late seventeenth centuries, French writing is especially concerned with analysing human nature. The ancient ethical vision of man's nature and goal (we achieve fulfilment by living our lives according to reason, the highest and noblest element of our nature) survives, even, to some extent, in Descartes. But it is... more...

  • Facing Deathby James Warren

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    The ancient philosophical school of Epicureanism tried to argue that death is 'nothing to us'. Were they right? James Warren provides a comprehensive study and articulation of the interlocking arguments against the fear of death found not only in the writings of Epicurus himself, but also in Lucretius' poem De rerum natura and in Philodemus'... more...

  • The Form of Thingsby A C Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 21.60

    'Grief and loneliness, depression, despair and failure - those things are the common human lot at least at times in all our lives'. Yet it is philosophy which, while not providing an answer to these problems, can enable us to prepare for them, and create strategies with which to deal with them. It is only through reflecting upon the world around us,... more...

  • Greek Philosophy - Simple Guidesby Sophia Macdonald

    Kuperard 2011; US$ 10.95

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU ? to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument ? to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought ? to learn about the philosophers? lives,... more...