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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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Apology for Raymond Sebond
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2003)

Under the pretense of defending an obscure treatise by a Catalan theologian, Sebond, Montaigne...

Gandhi: Selected Political Writings
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1996)

Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi's most important...

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

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

Plato on Love: Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with Selections from Republic and Laws

Plato on Love

Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with Selections from Republic and Laws

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2006)

This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley...



Dante, Stanley Lombardo and 2 more...
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2009)

An attractive new alternative as both a translation and a pedagogical tool. The volume includes an...

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2007)

By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' ...

The Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2003)

Here, in a single volume, is a selection of the classic critiques of the new Constitution penned by...

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

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

A Letter Concerning Toleration
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1983)

John Locke's subtle and influential defense of religious toleration as argued in his seminal Letter...

Works and Days and Theogony
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (1993)

"Robert Lamberton's Introduction is an excellent, concise exposition of current scholarly debate:...