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    Teleology in the Ancient World

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    Teleology is the study of ends or purposes. This collection of twelve essays examines ancient philosophical and medical approaches to a subject that has often been conflated with theological arguments advocated by proponents of creationism and intelligent design. In so doing, it will enable a better evaluation of teleological argumentation.

    From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

    By Mariska Leunissen

    Hardback £49.10

    This book discusses Aristotle's biological views about 'natural character traits' and their importance for moral development. It provides a new, comprehensive account of the physiological underpinnings of moral development and shows that the biological account of natural character provides the conceptual and ideological foundation for Aristotle's ethical views about habituation.

    Heraclitus

    By Martin Heidegger

    Paperback £18.45

    Aims to present an elucidation of the work of Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic philosopher as the author of "On Nature", the first sustained work of Greek prose. This book comprises two lecture courses delivered by the author at the University of Freiburg during the summers of 1943 and 1944.

    Aristotle's Concept of Mind

    By Erick Raphael Jimenez

    Hardback £65.84

    This book challenges flawed readings of Aristotle's psychology, offering the first book-length treatment in English of his thinking about mind. Scholars of ancient Greek philosophy, and particularly of Aristotelian psychology, will find this original interpretation highly valuable. It will also appeal to historians of later philosophy and to modern philosophers...

    Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo

    By Plato

    Hardback £19.42

    Works in this volume recount the circumstances of Socrates' trial and execution in 399 BC. Euthyphro attempts to define holiness; Apology is Socrates' defense speech; in Crito he discusses justice and defends his refusal to be rescued from prison; Phaedo offers arguments for the immortality of the soul.

    Republic

    By Plato

    Paperback £6.65

    Works of Archimedes

    By Archimedes

    Hardback £73.25

    The second volume of the first fully-fledged English translation of the works of Archimedes - antiquity's greatest scientist and one of the most important scientific figures in history. Based on a reconsideration of the Greek text and diagrams, it includes extensive and insightful comments on Archimedes' scientific style.

    How To Be A Stoic

    By Massimo Pigliucci

    Paperback £10.25

    'In this thought-provoking book, Massimo Pigliucci shares his journey of discovering the power of Stoic practices in a philosophical dialogue with one of Stoicism's greatest teachers.' RYAN HOLIDAY, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OBSTACLE IS THE WAY AND THE DAILY STOICWho am I?

    Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus

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    An invaluable resource for any graduate or scholar of ancient philosophy or the classics. This volume, the sixth and last in the series, offers Proclus' interpretation of Plato's account of the creation of humans. A comprehensive introduction and notes make the text accessible to non-specialists.

    Ethics of the Family in Seneca

    By Liz Gloyn

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.84

    This book explores the vital role the family plays in Stoic ideas of moral development found in Seneca's philosophical writing. It combines philosophical analysis with social, cultural and historical discussion and is an important resource for researchers in Roman Stoicism, imperial culture and the history of the family.

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