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Bringing the Passions Back In: The Emotions in Political Philosophy

Rebecca Kingston, Leonard Ferry - Political Science - 2008 - 272 pages
The rationalist ideal has been met with cynicism in progressive circles for undermining the role of emotion and passion in the public realm. By exploring the social and ...
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Aristotle, Gerald Frank Else - History - 1970 - 124 pages
In one of the most perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history, third century B.C. Greek philosopher Aristotle examines the literature of his time ...
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The Symposium

Plato - Fiction - 2003 - 89 pages
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Gill.
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Lun YŁ

Confucius - Philosophy - 1979 - 249 pages
Confucius' teachings, preserved by his students, consist of aphorisms and parables that illustrate his views on morality
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The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy

David Sedley - Philosophy - 2003 - 396 pages
This volume does not aim to reveal all of the mysteries of ancient philosophy to the novice, but it does aim to equip that reader with enough background material that he will ...
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Aristotle: The Desire to Understand

Jonathan Lear - Philosophy - 1988 - 328 pages
This is a philosophical introduction to Aristotle, and Professor Lear starts where Aristotle himself started. He introduces us to the essence of Aristotle's philosophy and ...
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Essays on Hellenistic Epistemology and Ethics

Gisela Striker - Philosophy - 1974 - 335 pages
This collection of essays focuses on key questions debated by Greek and Roman philosophers of the Hellenistic period.
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Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Scepticism

Sextus Empiricus, Julia Annas, Jonathan Barnes - Philosophy - 2000 - 248 pages
Outlines of Scepticism, by the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, is a work of major importance for the history of Greek philosophy. It is the fullest extant account of ...
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Philosophical Issues in Aristotle's Biology

Allan Gotthelf, James G. Lennox - Philosophy - 1987 - 462 pages
An overview of biology and philosophy is followed by three sections on individual issues definition and demonstration, teleology and necessity in nature, and metaphysical themes.
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The Modes of Scepticism: Ancient Texts and Modern Interpretations

Julia Annas, Jonathan Barnes - Philosophy - 1985 - 203 pages
Although the Hellenistic classic has had an enormous impact on Western thought when rediscovered in the sixteenth century, it has remained neglected in recent times. This new ...
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