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The Ajax Dilemma

Justice, Fairness, and Rewards


A leading philosopher shows how the story of Ajax and Odysseus sheds new light on the contentious...


Renewing a Forgotten Virtue


This short, elegiac volume makes an impassioned case for the fundamental importance of the forgotten...

First Democracy

The Challenge of an Ancient Idea


Drawing on classical literature, philosophy, and history--with many intriguing passages from...


Renewing a Forgotten Virtue


First published by Oxford University Press in 2001, this new edition of Reverence is revised and...

The Necessity of Theater

The Art of Watching and Being Watched


What is unique and essential about theater? What separates it from other arts? Do we need...

The Ethics of Giving

Philosophers' Perspectives on Philanthropy


In giving to charity, should we strive to do the greatest good or promote a lesser good? This is a...

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

Philosophical Perspectives


Philosophers and classicists examine Sophocles' treatment of Oedipus, the man who did not know...

On Justice, Power, and Human Nature

Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War

Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this...

Woodruff's work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today's students and...

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