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  • Phaedra and Other Playsby Seneca; R. Scott Smith

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.09

    Living in Rome under Caligula and later a tutor to Nero, Seneca witnessed the extremes of human behaviour. His shocking and bloodthirsty plays not only reflect a brutal period of history but also show how guilt, sorrow, anger and desire lead individuals to violence. The hero of Hercules Insane saves his own family from slaughter, only to commit further... more...

  • Naturalism and Our Knowledge of Realityby R. Scott Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.89

    Philosophical naturalism is taken to be the preferred and reigning epistemology and metaphysics that underwrites many ideas and knowledge claims. But what if we cannot know reality on that basis? What if the institution of science is threatened by its reliance on naturalism? R. Scott Smith argues in a fresh way that we cannot know reality on the... more...

  • Virtue Ethics and Moral Knowledgeby R. Scott Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.74

    We live in a time of moral confusion: many believe there are no overarching moral norms, and we have lost an accepted body of moral knowledge. Alasdair MacIntyre addresses this problem in his much-heralded restatement of Aristotelian and Thomistic virtue ethics; Stanley Hauerwas does so through his highly influential work in Christian ethics. Both... more...

  • Ancient Romeby Christopher Francese; R. Scott Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 20.75

    "Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...

  • Truth and the New Kind of Christianby R. Scott Smith; J. P. Moreland

    Crossway 2007; US$ 16.99

    R. Scott Smith surveys the influence of postmodernism and presentsthe claims of several Christian postmodern authors, including twokey leaders in the Emerging Church. He uses their ideas as astarting point for a thorough critique of postmodernism, testing itagainst Scripture, reason, and logic, and evaluating its strengthsand weaknesses. He assesses... more...

  • Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulaeby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.95

    By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae --the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library... more...

  • Repairing the Athlete's Imageby Joseph R. Blaney; Lance Lippert; Scott J. Smith

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 56.00

    This book presents case studies of various athletes, sports, and public relations scenarios with prescriptive advice for those attempting to repair athletic reputations. This invaluable study is an essential resource for graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in sports communication and popular culture. more...

  • Anthology of Classical Mythby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith; Stephen Brunet

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 19.50

    This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts—the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh , Epic of Creation ( Enuma Elish ), and Atrahasis ; the Hittite Song of Emergence ; and the flood story from the book of Genesis—thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ancient Greek and Mesopotamian... more...

  • Mammoth Books presents A Clutch of Zombiesby Albert E. Cowdrey; Joe R. Lansdale; Karina Sumner Smith; Scott Elderman; Stephen Jones

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 0.99

    In this grizzly anthology of the undead, four fascinatingly horrid dystopian universes are described, with zombies taking centre stage. Included are: What Will Come After - Scott Edelman In this most personal of zombie stories, the author imagines himself as the protagonist, looking ahead to what would happen after his own death . . . and rebirth.... more...

  • Graphic Medicine Manifestoby MK Czerwiec; Ian Williams; Susan Merrill Squier; Michael J. Green; Kimberly R. Myers; Scott T. Smith

    Penn State University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    This inaugural volume in the Graphic Medicine series establishes the principles of graphic medicine and begins to map the field. The volume combines scholarly essays by members of the editorial team with previously unpublished visual narratives by Ian Williams and MK Czerwiec, and it includes arresting visual work from a wide range of graphic medicine... more...