Hackett Classics

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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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Early Buddhist Discourses
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2006)
13,44 €

Twenty discourses from the Pali Canon--including those most essential to the study and teaching of...

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2004)
12,29 €

This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a...

Descartes: Philosophical Essays and Correspondence
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2000)
19,22 €

A superb text for teaching the philosophy of Descartes, this volume includes all his major works in...

Basic Writings
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)
13,01 €

Ranging from his early treatises, the Monologion and the Proslogion, to his three philosophical...

Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)
9,59 €

This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical,...

The Essential Odyssey
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)
9,15 €

This generous abridgment of Stanley Lombardo’s translation of the Odyssey offers more than half of...

The Golden Ass: Or, A Book of Changes

The Golden Ass

Or, A Book of Changes

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)
12,04 €

Relihan uses alliteration and assonance, rhythm and rhyme, the occasional archaism, the rare...

Four Tragedies: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes

Four Tragedies

Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes

Sophocles, Peter Meineck and 1 more...
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)
10,55 €

Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax , Women of Trachis , Electra...

Walden Two
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2005)
12,04 €

A reprint of the 1976 Macmillan edition. This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a...

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2008)
8,19 €

This is the Medea we have been waiting for. It offers clarity without banality, eloquence without...