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  • Aristotle's Ethics and Medieval Philosophyby Anthony Celano

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    Anthony Celano's study explores how medieval authors recast Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics according to their own moral ideals. more...

  • Against the Modern Worldby Mark Sedgwick

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 27.99

    The first history of Traditionalism, an important yet surprisingly little-known twentieth-century anti-modern movement. Comprising a number of often secret but sometimes very influential religious groups in the West and in the Islamic world, it affected mainstream and radical politics in Europe and the development of the field of religious studies... 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...

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understandingby David Hume; Eric Steinberg

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 5.95

    A landmark of Enlightenment thought, Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh , Hume's response to those accusing him of atheism, of advocating extreme skepticism, and of undermining the foundations of morality; and his... more...

  • On the Good Lifeby Cicero; Grant Michael

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 14.09

    For the great Roman orator and statesman Cicero, 'the good life' was at once a life of contentment and one of moral virtue - and the two were inescapably intertwined. This volume brings together a wide range of his reflections upon the importance of moral integrity in the search for happiness. In essays that are articulate, meditative and inspirational,... more...

  • Symposiumby Plato; Robin Waterfield

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99

    In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC at which the guests - including the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato's mentor Socrates - each deliver a short speech in praise of love. The sequence of dazzling speeches culminates in Socrates' famous account of the views of Diotima,... more...

  • Jesuit Writings of the Early Modern Period: 1540-1640by John Patrick Donnelly

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.50

    "A first-rate piece of work, very useful both for undergraduate and graduate students. Also of real interest for non-scholars, non-students, and people interested in Jesuits in general. The introductions are especially valuable in situating the readings in context. The Illustrations are well-chosen." --John W. Padberg, S. J., Director, The... more...

  • Essays on Kant's Anthropologyby Brian Jacobs; Patrick Kain

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    The essays in this 2003 book offer a systematic account of the philosophical importance of Kant's lectures on anthropology. more...

  • Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophyby Martin Kavka

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology. more...

  • Why You Think the Way You Doby Glenn S. Sunshine; Charles Colson

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 11.99

    This authoritative, accessible survey traces the development of the worldviews that underpin the Western world. It demonstrates how Christianity transformed pagan Roman culture into one that established virtually all the positive aspects of Western civilization. It uniquely discusses Western worldviews as a continuous narrative instead of simply cataloguing... more...