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Product Description: Augustine established a moral framework that dominated Western culture for more than a thousand years. His partly flawed presentation of some of its key concepts (love, will and freedom), however, prompted subsequent thinkers to attempt to repair this framework, and their efforts often aggravated the very problems they intended to solve...read more

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9781107075795 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Augustine established a moral framework that dominated Western culture for more than a thousand years.

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9780345330413, titled "The Dome in the Forest" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1985), cover price $3.95 | also contains The Dome in the Forest

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Product Description: Surveying many of Plato's dialogues from the early, middle, and late periods, prominent philosopher John M. Rist shows how Plato gradually came to realize the need for metaphysics to support his ethical position and that a rigorous ethics required a secure metaphysics grounded in universal values...read more

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9780813219790 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, July 15, 2012, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Surveying many of Plato's dialogues from the early, middle, and late periods, prominent philosopher John M.

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9780813219806 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, July 15, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Surveying many of Plato's dialogues from the early, middle, and late periods, prominent philosopher John M.

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Product Description: Is Christian truth unchanging? Can it develop over time? To what extent may the Catholic community jettison or modify earlier beliefs? Should it embrace insights from other cultures or revise its views on matters such as the status of women or church-state relations? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, John Rist brings his expertise in ancient philosophy, theology and history to bear on these questions as they relate to Roman Catholicism and to human society at large, both in the early Christian centuries and in our own times...read more

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9780521889018 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2008, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Is Christian truth unchanging?

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9780521717755 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 28, 2008, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Is Christian truth unchanging?

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Product Description: It has for long been generally assumed that the relationship between our canonical texts of the Gospels of Mark and Matthew is to be explained in terms of direct literary dependence, either of Matthew on Mark, or of Mark on Matthew...read more

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9780521018722 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: It has for long been generally assumed that the relationship between our canonical texts of the Gospels of Mark and Matthew is to be explained in terms of direct literary dependence, either of Matthew on Mark, or of Mark on Matthew.

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Product Description: John Rist surveys the history of ethics from Plato to the present and offers a vigorous defence of an ethical theory based on a revised version of Platonic realism. In a wide-ranging discussion he examines well-known alternatives to Platonism, in particular--Epicurus, Hobbes, Hume and Kant, as well as contemporary "practical reasoners"...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521809214 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: John Rist surveys the history of ethics from Plato to the present and offers a vigorous defence of an ethical theory based on a revised version of Platonic realism.

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9780521006088 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: John Rist surveys the history of ethics from Plato to the present and offers a vigorous defence of an ethical theory based on a revised version of Platonic realism.

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Product Description: Book by Rist, John M.

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9789004067578 | Brill Academic Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Book by Rist, John M.

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Product Description: The aim of this work is to show how Augustine adapted a deeply Platonic outlook to the new world of Christianity, and how he constructed a vision in which Platonism and Christianity pointed in the same direction. Augustine is skillfully contextualized, while the enduring, if often unpopular, power of his claims on a variety of topics is discussed in a manner that puts a fresh perspective on some of his chief concerns...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521460842 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $67.99 | About this edition: The aim of this work is to show how Augustine adapted a deeply Platonic outlook to the new world of Christianity, and how he constructed a vision in which Platonism and Christianity pointed in the same direction.

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9780521589529 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: The aim of this work is to show how Augustine adapted a deeply Platonic outlook to the new world of Christianity, and how he constructed a vision in which Platonism and Christianity pointed in the same direction.

Product Description: Comprising 17 articles, this collection focuses on the attempts of (mostly) pagan thinkers in Greco-Roman antiquity to understand the nature of morality against a background of wide-ranging debate about the relationship between soul and body, and the necessity for a correct psychology and physiology if the "good life for man" is to be revealed...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780860785477 | Variorum, December 1, 1996, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Comprising 17 articles, this collection focuses on the attempts of (mostly) pagan thinkers in Greco-Roman antiquity to understand the nature of morality against a background of wide-ranging debate about the relationship between soul and body, and the necessity for a correct psychology and physiology if the "good life for man" is to be revealed.

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Product Description: In this collection of thirteen essays, all especially commissioned for the present volume, an international group of philosophers offer to a wider philosophical public an up-to-date exposition and analysis of the principal philosophical problems that concerned the Stoics.

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9780520036758 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1978, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In this collection of thirteen essays, all especially commissioned for the present volume, an international group of philosophers offer to a wider philosophical public an up-to-date exposition and analysis of the principal philosophical problems that concerned the Stoics.

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Product Description: This 1967 study of Plotinus' philosophy was the first comprehensive work in English since Inge's The Philosophy of Plotinus was published early in the twentieth century. After a brief biography of Plotinus, Professor Rist discusses, among other topics, Plotinus' concept of the one, the logos and free will and ends with a discussion of faith in Plotinus and later in Neoplatonism...read more

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9780521060851 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1977, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: This 1967 study of Plotinus' philosophy was the first comprehensive work in English since Inge's The Philosophy of Plotinus was published early in the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Professor Rist's short introduction to the philosophy of Epicurus combines scholarship with clear exposition. All Greek in the text is translated, and discussion of more specialised problems of interpretation is relegated to appendices...read more

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9780521292009 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 21, 1977, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Professor Rist's short introduction to the philosophy of Epicurus combines scholarship with clear exposition.

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Product Description: Literature on the Stoa usually concentrates on historical accounts of the development of the school and on Stoicism as a social movement. In this 1977 text, Professor Rist's approach is to examine in detail a series of philosophical problems discussed by leading members of the Stoic school...read more

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9780521292016 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1977, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Literature on the Stoa usually concentrates on historical accounts of the development of the school and on Stoicism as a social movement.

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