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  • Theories of Human Nature & Human Nature: A Readerby Joel J. Kupperman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95

    Now available together as a set for a discounted price: Theories of Human Nature , and Human Nature: A Reader , by Joel J. Kupperman. On Theories of Human Nature : "A very fine book on human nature, both what it is and what philosophers have thought about it--philosophers in an inclusive sense, from Plato and Aristotle to Mengzi and Xunzi, from Hume... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Popperby Jeremy Shearmur; Geoffrey Stokes

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This is one of the most comprehensive collections of critical essays to be published on the philosophy of Karl Popper. more...

  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; Not Available

    This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • Symposiumby Plato; Paul Woodruff; Alexander Nehamas

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1989; Not Available

    A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension and are truly informative. And the introduction... more...

  • 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...

  • The Last Days of Socratesby Plato; Harold Tarrant

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27

    'Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just' Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; J. C. A. Gaskin

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15

    He that is to govern a whole nation, must read in himself, not this, or that particular man; but mankind. Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophyby David Sedley

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A comprehensive and wide-ranging 2003 introduction to the study of philosophy in the ancient world. more...

  • Practical Philosophyby Immanuel Kant; Mary J. Gregor; Allen W. Wood

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This 1997 book was the first English translation of all Kant's writings on moral and political philosophy in a single volume. more...

  • Twilight of the Idolsby Friedrich Nietzsche; Richard Polt; Tracy Strong

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1997; US$ 10.95

    Twilight of the Idols presents a vivid, compressed overview of many of Nietzsche?s mature ideas, including his attack on Plato?s Socrates and on the Platonic legacy in Western philosophy and culture. Polt provides a trustworthy rendering of Nietzsche?s text in contemporary American English, complete with notes prepared by the translator and Tracy... more...