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By Christof Rapp (editor)

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9783050051451 | 2 revised edition (Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 8, 2017), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: The important dialogue that Kant entertained with ancient materialism has only rarely been acknowledged. The relation between Kant’s thought and the theories of Epicurus and Lucretius touches on central problems such as the role of sensation in knowledge, the significance of pleasure and pain, the role of God in ethics, and the pre-Darwinian idea of evolution in the philosophy of nature...read more
By Chiara Thumiger (editor)

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9783110284515 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 30, 2019, cover price $126.00 | About this edition: The important dialogue that Kant entertained with ancient materialism has only rarely been acknowledged.

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Product Description: A freewheeling essay on mortality and freedom at the intersection of ancient philosophy and biker cultureAfter my accident, I thought I was done with bikes. Until a few years ago―I was lying in bed having trouble sleeping when I heard a voice say to me, “Alan, get a Harley and ride to Death Valley...read more

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9780865478343 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 18, 2017, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A freewheeling essay on mortality and freedom at the intersection of ancient philosophy and biker cultureAfter my accident, I thought I was done with bikes.

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Product Description: "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.""There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.""Is there smoke in the room? If it be slight, I remain; if grievous, I quit it...read more

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9780486811239 | Dover Pubns, February 15, 2017, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

By Christof Rapp (editor)

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9783050060521 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 31, 2017, cover price $35.00

Product Description: Manuel Knoll fuhrt in die griechische Philosophie sowie deren Interpretationen ein. Einen Schwerpunkt bilden die antike Ethik und politische Philosophie. Die Darstellung reicht von der fruhgriechischen bis zur hellenistischen Philosophie...read more

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9783050046266 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 31, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Manuel Knoll fuhrt in die griechische Philosophie sowie deren Interpretationen ein.

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Product Description: The Middle Included is the first comprehensive account of the Ancient Greek word logos in Aristotelian philosophy. Logos means many things in the Aristotelian corpus: essential formula, proportion, reason, and language. Surveying these meanings in Aristotle’s logic, physics, and ethics, Ömer Aygün persuasively demonstrates that these divers meanings of logos all refer to a basic sense of “gathering” or “inclusiveness...read more

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9780810134010 | Northwestern Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The Middle Included is the first comprehensive account of the Ancient Greek word logos in Aristotelian philosophy.

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9780810134003 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, December 15, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Middle Included is the first comprehensive account of the Ancient Greek word logos in Aristotelian philosophy.

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Product Description: First secretary to the Aragonese kings of Naples, Giovanni Pontano (1429-1503) was a key figure of the Italian Renaissance. A poet and a philosopher of high repute, Pontano's works offer a reflection on the achievements of fifteenth-century humanism and address major themes of early modern moral and political thought...read more
By Marco Sgarbi (editor)

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9781474281850, titled "Pontano’s Virtues: Aristotelian Moral and Political Thought in the Renaissance" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: First secretary to the Aragonese kings of Naples, Giovanni Pontano (1429-1503) was a key figure of the Italian Renaissance.

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Product Description: When was photography invented, in 1826 with the first permanent photograph? If we depart from the technologically oriented accounts and consider photography as a philosophical discourse an alternative history appears, one which examines the human impulse to reconstruct the photographic or “the evoking of light”...read more

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9781474254175 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: When was photography invented, in 1826 with the first permanent photograph?

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9780199597369 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $29.95

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9780198768036 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 13, 2016), cover price $25.00
9780345351906, titled "The Tales of the City" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1987), cover price $3.50 | also contains The Tales of the City

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Product Description: In this book, Ann Ward explores Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, focusing on the progressive structure of the argument. Aristotle begins by giving an account of moral virtue from the perspective of the moral agent, only to find that the account itself highlights fundamental tensions within the virtues that push the moral agent into the realm of intellectual virtue...read more

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9781438462677 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: In this book, Ann Ward explores Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, focusing on the progressive structure of the argument.

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Product Description: In this book, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran examines the use of place in Plato's dialogues. Corcoran argues that spatial representations, such as walls, caves, and roads, as well as the creation of eternal patterns and chaotic images in the particular spaces, times, characterizations, and actions of the dialogues, provide clues to Plato's philosophic project...read more

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9781438462691 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In this book, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran examines the use of place in Plato's dialogues.

Product Description: Geoffrey of Aspall, who died in 1287 and was master of Arts by 1262, was active at Oxford in the years 1255 to1265. He wrote commentaries on several Aristotelian works, and was certainly a major protagonist of the introduction of Aristotelian learning to Oxford...read more

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9780197265994 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Geoffrey of Aspall, who died in 1287 and was master of Arts by 1262, was active at Oxford in the years 1255 to1265.
9780197266007 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Geoffrey of Aspall, who died in 1287 and was master of Arts by 1262, was active at Oxford in the years 1255 to1265.

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9781472522047 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 23, 2014, cover price $112.00

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9781350008106 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 24, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out. It is a critique of the modern understanding of history that presents it as universal and teleological, progressively moving forward to an end...read more

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9781474269117 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out.

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This volume examines the breadth and depth of virtue ethics and aims to counter the virtue ethics amnesia that both afflicts general moral philosophy and affects business and management ethics. Divided into two parts, the handbook starts out with a historical introduction and chronology of the development of virtue ethics, providing a comprehensive assessment of its evolution and identifying the most influential authors and their works. The authors discussed include those who follow a philosophical or conceptual tradition in their treatment of virtue and those who belong to the research tradition of positive science, in particular, empirical, quantitative and applied psychology. The second part of the book discusses systematic approaches and major themes developed in virtue ethics. These contributions are conceptual, empirical/applied or case studies. They offer insight into the different topics to which virtue ethics has been applied, and show how virtue ethics has influenced the various operational areas of firms. Finally, they examine the virtue ethics responses to some of the most important issues that businesses and organizations face in the 21st century.​

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9789400765115 | Har/psc edition (Springer Verlag, November 12, 2016), cover price $644.00
9789400765092 | Springer Verlag, November 12, 2016, cover price $429.00 | About this edition: This volume examines the breadth and depth of virtue ethics and aims to counter the virtue ethics amnesia that both afflicts general moral philosophy and affects business and management ethics.

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Product Description: Ashrams in Europe twenty-five hundred years ago? Greek philosophers studying in India? Meditation classes in ancient Rome? It sounds unbelievable, but it’s historically true. Alexander the Great had an Indian guru. Pythagoras, Empedocles, and Plotinus all encouraged their students to meditate...read more
By Eckhart Tolle (foreword by)

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9781608684380 | Revised edition (New World Library, November 15, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Ashrams in Europe twenty-five hundred years ago?

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9781474237932, titled "An Inquiry into the Philosophical Concept of Scholê: Leisure As a Political End" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016, cover price $112.00

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Product Description: Aristotle was the first philosopher in the Western tradition to address politics systematically and empirically, and he remains a central figure in political theory. This essential volume presents Aristotle's complete political writings--including his Politics, Economics, and Constitution of Athens--in their most authoritative translations, taken from the complete works that is universally recognized as the standard English edition...read more
By Melissa Lane (introduced by)

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9780691173450 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Aristotle was the first philosopher in the Western tradition to address politics systematically and empirically, and he remains a central figure in political theory.

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Product Description: The definitive translation of Plato's Republic, the most influential text in the history of Western philosophyLong regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed translation by Allan Bloom was the first to take a strictly literal approach...read more
By Adam Kirsch (introduced by)

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9780465094080 | 3 edition (Basic Books, November 1, 2016), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The definitive translation of Plato's Republic, the most influential text in the history of Western philosophyLong regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed translation by Allan Bloom was the first to take a strictly literal approach.

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Product Description: Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana, gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen...read more
By Massimo Raffa (editor)

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9783110425161 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 30, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana, gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit.

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By Antonino Spinelli (editor)

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9783110464634, titled "Selbstbewegung Und Lebendigkeit: Die Seele in Platons Spätwerk" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 31, 2016, cover price $140.00

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