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  • Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle; Joe Sachs

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.95

    Focus Philosophical Library's edition of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is a lucid and useful translation of one of Aristotle's major works for the student of undergraduate philosophy, as well as for the general reader interested in the major works of western civilization. This edition includes notes and a glossary, intending to provide the... more...

  • The Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle; David Ross; Lesley Brown

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 9.99

    In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and importance of the moral virtues in the best life. This new edition features a revised translation and valuable new introduction and notes. more...

  • Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophyby Rene Descartes; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 9.95

    This edition contains Donald Cress's completely revised translation of the Meditations (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to Discourse on Method , bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining the clear and accessible style of a classic teaching edition. more...

  • Meditations on First Philosophyby René Descartes; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 6.95

    Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy , the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style. more...

  • Gorgiasby Plato; Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1987; US$ 7.95

    This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a master of prose and philosophical argument as Plato. Because of this the book is suitable for courses at all levels in philosophy, from introductory courses on Plato, or problems... more...

  • Ethicsby Baruch Spinoza; Samuel Shirley; Seymour Feldman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 13.50

    Since their publication in 1982, Samuel Shirley's translations of Spinoza's Ethics and Selected Letters have been commended for their accuracy and readability. Now with the addition of his new translation of Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect this enlarged edition will be even more useful to students of Spinoza's thought. more...

  • The Trials of Socratesby Plato; Aristophanes; Xenophon; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 11.95

    Lampooned in 406 B.C.E. in a blistering Aristophanic satire, Socrates was tried in 399 B.C.E. on a charge of corrupting the youth, convicted by a jury of about five hundred of his peers, and condemned to death. Glimpsed today through the extant writings of his contemporaries and near-contemporaries, he remains for us as compelling, enigmatic, and... more...

  • Menoby Plato; G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 5.50

    About G.M.A Grube's translations of Plato: "Unmistakably superior: more lucid, more accurate, more readable. Above all, they’re lucidly adorned, unpretentious, and in translating Plato that counts a good deal. The prose is, as English prose, persuasive, cogent, and as eloquent as it can be without departing from the text. --William Arrowsmith more...

  • A Plato Readerby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 19.95

    A Plato Reader offers eight of Plato's best-known works-- Euthyphro , Apology , Crito , Meno , Phaedo , Symposium , Phaedrus , and Republic --unabridged, expertly introduced and annotated, and in widely admired translations by C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff. more...

  • Phaedrusby Plato; Alexander Nehamas; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 9.50

    "A superb translation that captures the rhetorical brilliance of the Greek. . . . The translation is faithful in the very best sense: it reflects both the meaning and the beauty of the Greek text. . . . The footnotes are always helpful, never obtrusive. A one-page outline is useful since there are no editorial additions to mark major divisions in... more...