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Ancient Philosophy (Philosophic Classics, Volume I - 3rd Edition)

By: Baird, Forrest E.; Kaufmann, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1999

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2196198


Third edition. Light edge wear, text unmarked. 1999 Trade Paperback. For courses in Ancient Philosophy. Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in Ancient Western philosophy focuses on the writings of the most important Greek philosophers, along with selections from some of their Roman followers. Striking a balance between major and minor figures, it features the best available translations of texts--complete works or complete selections... View more info

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Philo Supplement II [2]: Questions and Answers on Exodus (The Loeb Classical Library No. 401)

By: Philo; Marcus, Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1970

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2194852


3rd printing. Minimal wear to jacket corners, corners of front jacket flap clipped (list prices still present). 1970 Hard Cover. viii, 306, [1], 8 pp. The second of two supplementary volumes designed to accompany Loeb's ten-volume set of Philo's works. This volume treats questions and answers on Exodus. The philosopher Philo was born about 20 BCE to a prominent Jewish family in Alexandria, the chief home of the Jewish Diaspora as well as the chief center of Hellenistic ... View more info

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The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics)

By: Plato

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1967

Seller ID: 2261964


Wrappers lightly rubbed, light stain on bottom page ridge, pages lightly toned. 1967 Mass Market Paperback. 199 pp. Contains the four dialogues concerning the Trial and Death of Socrates. Socrates spent a lifetime analyzing ethical issues, and the Euthyphro finds him outside the court-house, still debating the nature of piety with an arrogant acquaintance. The Apology is both a robust rebuttal to the charges of impiety and corrupting young minds and a definitive defence ... View more info

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The Republic (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2261953


1980 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [7], 622 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, pink ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett, with his introduction, analyses and summary, and with medallions cut on wood by Fritz Kredel. Plato's most well-known work, in which he presents his theory of political philosophy, explaining that the city is 'the... View more info

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Plato: Selected Dialogues

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265116


Small scuff mark on bottom of page ridge. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 379, [5] pp. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Includes Benjamin Jowett's English translations of: Apology; Crito; Phaedo; Protagoras; Meno; Phaedrus; Books VI & VII from The Republic; Symposium; Lysis. Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the... View more info

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Dialogues of Plato, Containing: The Apology of Socrates, Crito, Phaedo, and Protagoras & The Politics of Aristotle

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin (Translator); Egan, Maurice Francis; Aristotle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Colonial Press: 1899

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1891136


Revised edition. Spine faded, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. ix, 208; vi, 208 pp. Original red cloth, gilt titles & elaborate decorations on spine, top edge gilt. Selections from Plato's dialogues and Aristotle's Politics bound in one volume. Translated by Benjamin Jowett, with introductions to both works by Maurice Francis Egan. Includes: The Apology of Socrates, Crito, Phaedo, and Protagoras; The Politics of Aristotle. View more info

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Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium; Phaedrus

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2261955


A few minor scuffs to spine and top page edge. 1979 Full-Leather. xiv, [3], 208 pp. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, burgundy ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett. Includes three of Plato's dialogues, as well as a preface, introductory analyses by the translator, and illustrations by Eugene Karlin. View more info

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The Works of Virgil Translated into English Prose, with an Essay on the English Translators of Virgil

By: Virgil; Conington, John; Symonds, John A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher:

Seller ID: 2197645


Hinges loosening, front free endpaper removed, quarter-sized stain on front corner. 534 pp. 8vo. Prose translations of The Aeneid, The Georgics, and The Bucolics by Virgil (70 BCE -19 BCE). View more info

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Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy

By: Zeller, Eduard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265670


Reissue. Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. A work covering the Pre-Socratics through the Neo-Platonists. View more info

The Wooden Horse: The Liberation of the Western Mind from Odysseus to Socrates

By: Zeruneith, Keld; Dees, Russell L. (Translator); Jones, W. Glyn (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Overlook Duckworth: 2007

Seller ID: 1500745


Remainder mark on page base. 2007 Hard Cover. 605 pages. The Wooden Horse is a powerful, provocative, and engaging new work — by perhaps the world’s most insightful and acclaimed historian of the ancient world — that establishes the foundation of the Western world’s conceptions of society, philosophy, and poetry by tracing the processes by which consciousness evolved from its roots in the mother cults of Ancient Greece, with its attendant matriarchal mode of thou... View more info

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Introducing Aristotle

By: [Aristotle]; Woodfin, Rupert; Groves, Judy; Appignanesi, Richard (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Icon Books/Totem Books: 2002

Seller ID: 1779379


Minor ink marks on several pages. 2002 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. An introduction to Aristotle's theories from systematic logic the earliest rules of science. Comic book style, including illustrations amidst the educational information. View more info

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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates

By: [Plato; Socrates]; Brickhouse, Thomas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: 2196724


Light edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. Socrates is one of the most influential philosophers in western civilisation, and Plato his most famous pupil. TheEuthyphro, Apology of Socrates, Crito and the death scene from the Phaedo are Plato's account of Socrates' trial and execution, and together they provide the most important depiction of Socrates' ideas. In this GuideBook, Brickhouse and Smith provide clear explanations of these texts for students coming to them for... View more info

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Plato's Thought

By: [Plato]; Grube, G.M.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hackett: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2196798


Reprint. Light edge wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. Plato's Thought offers an excellent introduction to Plato, guiding the reader through Plato's Theory of Forms, and examining his views on art, education and statecraft. This edition includes an introduction, bibliographic essay, and bibliography by Donald Zeyl. View more info

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Plato's View of Art

By: [Plato]; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 1521142


Minor ink marks. 1972 Hard Cover. 81 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; I. The Trends in Greek Literature before Plato; II. Plato's Philosophical Approach; III. The Quest for Definition; IV. The Phaedrus and Plato's Philosophy of Art; V. The Quasi-Mysticism of Plato; VI. Conclusion. View more info

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The Trial and Execution of Socrates: Sources and Controversies

By: [Socrates]; Brickhouse, Thomas C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198176


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2001 Trade Paperback. Socrates is one of the most important yet enigmatic philosophers of all time; his fame has endured for centuries despite the fact that he never actually wrote anything. In 399 B.C.E., he was tried on the charge of impiety by the citizens of Athens, convicted by a jury, and sentenced to death (ordered to drink poison derived from hemlock). About these facts there is no disagreement. However, as the sources collected in ... View more info