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  • The Last Days of Socratesby Plato; Harold Tarrant

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    '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...

  • 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...

  • Timaeusby Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 11.50

    First published in Plato: Complete Works, Donald J. Zeyl's masterful translation of Timaeus is presented along with his 75 page introductory essay, which discusses points of contemporary interest in the Timaeus, deals at length with long-standing and current issues of interpretation, and provides a consecutive commentary on the work as a whole. Includes... more...

  • Empire and Modern Political Thoughtby Sankar Muthu

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 19.00

    This collection of original essays by leading historians of political thought examines modern European thinkers' writings about conquest, colonization and empire. 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...

  • Philosophical Investigationsby Ludwig Wittgenstein; P. M. S. Hacker; Joachim Schulte

    Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophy The extensively revised English translation incorporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe’s... 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... more...

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understandingby David Hume; Eric Steinberg

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 6.50

    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 Genealogy of Moralityby Friedrich Nietzsche; Maudemarie Clark; Alan J. Swensen

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95

    This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsche?s style but also to convey his meaning accurately?and thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures that... more...

  • A Summary of Philosophyby Thomas Aquinas; Richard J. Regan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 13.50

    This compact collection of philosophical texts from the Summa Theologica --on God, creation, the soul, human acts, moral good and evil, love, habits, virtue, and law--is presented newly translated in abridged form and cast in a modified version of the medieval quaestio. Included are only the most important objections and Aquinas’ replies; appeals... more...