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Plato and the Poets

Pierre Destrée, Fritz-Gregor Herrmann - Philosophy - 2011 - 434 pages
The nineteen essays presented here aim to illuminate the ways poetry and the poets are discussed by Plato throughout his writing career. As well as throwing new light on old ...
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The Third Way: New Directions in Platonic Studies

Francisco J. Gonzalez - Philosophy - 1995 - 269 pages
The study of Plato's dialogues has traditionally oscillated between two paradigms: one that portrays the dialogues as treatises expounding doctrines and one that sees them as ...
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Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus

Christopher Bobonich, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2007 - 307 pages
The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek ...
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Ancient Perspectives on Aristotle's De Anima

Gerd van Riel, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2009 - 196 pages
Aristotle's treatise "On the Soul" figures among the most influential texts in the intellectual history of the West. It is the first systematic treatise on the nature and ...
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Plato and Heidegger: A Question of Dialogue

Francisco J. Gonzalez - Philosophy - 2009 - 358 pages
"A study of Martin Heidegger's engagement with the philosophy of Plato. Examines how Heidegger's understanding--and misunderstanding--of Plato can help in assessing Heidegger's ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle's Politics

Marguerite Deslauriers, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2013 - 441 pages
One of the most influential works in the history of political theory, Aristotle's Politics is a treatise in practical philosophy, intended to inform legislators and to create ...
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Hippocrates, On the Art of Medicine

Joel E. Mann - History - 2012 - 279 pages
Employing the logical tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, this book places the pseudo-Hippocratic treatise On the Art of Medicine in its proper philosophical, rhetorical ...
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Protagoras of Abdera: The Man, His Measure

Johannes M. van Ophuijsen, Marlein van Raalte, Peter Stork - Philosophy - 2013 - 344 pages
Protagoras of Abdera: The Man, His Measure makes a case for the Sophist Protagoras as a philosopher in his own right, while at the same time giving due weight to the ...
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Studies on Plato, Aristotle and Proclus: The Collected Essays on Ancient ...

John J. Cleary - Philosophy - 2013 - 640 pages
John J. Cleary (1949–2009) was an internationally recognised authority in ancient Greek philosophy. This volume of penetrating studies of Plato, Aristotle, and Proclus ...
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