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The texts within the Hackett Classics series encompass both literary classics and non-fiction philosophical, historical and political academic discourse. It includes full-length texts, as well as anthologies of shorter texts such as poems and famous letters. Intended for use in contemporary study, many of the editions in this series are modern translations of original novels and plays, such as the works of Plato and Euripides. These translations render the dense language of the past accessible to modern students, while still staying true to the original texts. Detailed accompanying footnotes also contribute to this comprehensible style, as well as expert introductions, analysis of important quotes, and glossaries of terms.

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Bacchae
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1998)
AU$13.32

[Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful....

The Classical Utilitarians
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2003)
AU$17.16

This volume includes the complete texts of two of John Stuart Mill's most important works,...

Plato: Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo

Plato: Five Dialogues (2nd ed.)

Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo

Plato, G. M. A. Grube and 1 more...
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2002)
AU$13.71

The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as...

The Trial and Death of Socrates: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo

The Trial and Death of Socrates (3rd ed.)

Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo

Plato, G. M. A. Grube and 1 more...
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2000)
AU$10.89

The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished...

Leviathan: With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668

Leviathan

With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1994)
AU$23.42

Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a...

Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals: with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns

Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals (3rd ed.)

with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1993)
AU$15.59

This expanded edition of James Ellington’s preeminent translation includes Ellington’s new...

The Essential Homer
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2000)
AU$23.89

Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey , made with an eye for those episodes that figure most...

Symposium

Symposium

Plato, Paul Woodruff and 1 more...
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1989)
AU$14.88

A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and...

Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings: Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, On the Social Contract, The State of War

Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings (2nd ed.)

Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, On the Social Contract, The State of War

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2012)
AU$19.58

This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a...

The Handbook (The Encheiridion)
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1983)
AU$10.89

From the Introduction: "Stoic philosophy, of which Epictetus (c. a.d. 50–130) is a representative,...