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Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The History of Philosophy

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The History of Philosophy

A. C. Grayling

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Non-Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

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The story of philosophy is an epic tale- an exploration of the ideas, views and teachings of some of the most creative minds... [more]

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live...

John Sellars

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? In this handbook... [more]

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance...

Andre Laks

Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself.... [more]

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Philebus

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Philebus

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The only Platonic dialogue that takes as its central theme the fundamental Socratic question of the good, understood as that... [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius...

Donald Robertson

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The life-changing principles of Stoicism taught through the story of its most famous proponent. [more]

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Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

Angie Hobbs

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Social & political philosophy

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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Plato's Republic is an accessible, authoritative, and timely introduction to the influential... [more]

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Alexander Stern

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For... [more]

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Heraclitus: The Inception of Occidental Thinking and Logic: Heraclitus's Doctrine of the Logos

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Heraclitus: The Inception of Occidental Thinking and Logic: Heraclitus's...

Martin Heidegger, Marnie Hanlon

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Aims to present an elucidation of the work of Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic philosopher as the author of On Nature , the first... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

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The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

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Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [more]

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

Seneca

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca.... [more]

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How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

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How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

Thucydides

Military history; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Military tactics

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An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes listeners to the heart of his... [more]

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing

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A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

Brad Inwood (Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Yale University)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Stoicism is two things: a long past philosophical school of ancient Greece and Rome, and an enduring philosophical movement... [more]

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy...

Peter Adamson (Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy, Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich)

General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential... [more]

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

Epictetus

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy

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A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism-translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic... [more]

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Ancient wisdom for modern readers --Page facing title page. [more]

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The Art of Rhetoric

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The Art of Rhetoric

Aristotle

Semantics; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is a treatise concerning the theory and practice of the most dynamic form of discourse in Classical... [more]

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

Thomas N. Habinek

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life... [more]

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Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius

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Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius

James Miller (Professor of Liberal Studies and Politics and Faculty Director of Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism, the New School)

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other... [more]

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A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State

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A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State

Stephen P. Kershaw

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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A new translation of two of Plato's dialogues, Timaios and Kritias, with commentary and critical discussion including an exploration... [more]

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How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

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How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

Seneca

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

Hardback

Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher Seneca It takes an entire lifetime to learn... [more]

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