Aristotle: Introductory Readings Hackett Classics

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. - Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections Hackett Publishing Co. This anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient-philosophy survey, 1995, but it will also be appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses.

Included are adaptations of the glossary and notes that helped make its parent volume a singularly useful aid to the study of Aristotle. Used book in Good Condition. Introductory readings provides accurate, readable, and integrated translations that allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument.





Plato: Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo Hackett Classics

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A Presocratics Reader: Selected Fragments and Testimonia Hackett Classics

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. - Gazelle book services. Hackett Publishing Company Inc. Building on the virtues that made the first edition of A Presocratics Reader the most widely used sourcebook for the study of the Presocratics and Sophists, the second edition offers even more value and a wider selection of fragments from these philosophical predecessors and contemporaries of Socrates.

With revised introductions, and more, suggestions for further reading, the second edition draws on the wealth of new scholarship published on these fascinating thinkers over the past decade or more, annotations, a remarkably rich period in Presocratic studies. At the volume's core, as ever, are the fragments themselves--but now in thoroughly revised and, in some cases, new translations by Richard D.

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Republic Hackett Classics

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A Plato Reader: Eight Essential Dialogues Hackett Classics

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. - Grube, alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff. The collection features Socrates as its central character and a model of the examined life. C. D. Loving attention to detail and deep familiarity with Plato's thought are evident on every page. Its range allows us to see him in action in very different settings and philosophical modes: from the elenctic Socrates of the Meno and the dialogues concerning his trial and death, to the erotic Socrates of the Symposium and Phaedrus, to the dialectician of the Republic.

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On Human Nature

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The Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings and Testimonia Hackett Classics

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Table of contents:introduction the ancient biography of epicurus the extant letters ancient collections of maxims doxographical reports The testimony of Cicero The testimony of Lucretius The polemic of PlutarchShort fragments and testimonia from known works: * From On Nature * From the Puzzles * From On the Goal * From the Symposium * From Against Theophrastus * Fragments of Epicurus' lettersShort fragments and testimonia from uncertain works: * Logic and epistemology * Physics and theology * EthicsIndex Gazelle book services.

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Metaphysics: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press - Gazelle book services. For others it is known through the metaphysical poets who talk of love and spirituality. Used book in Good Condition. This very short introduction goes right to the heart of the matter, getting to the basic and most important questions of metaphysical thought in order to understand the theory: What are objects? Do colors and shapes have some form of independent existence? Is the whole just a sum of the parts? What is it for one thing to cause another rather than just being associated with it? What is possible? Does time pass? By using simple questions to initiate thought about the basic issues around substance, properties, changes, causes, time, and consciousness, possibilities, nothingness, personal identity, Stephen Mumford provides a clear and down-to-earth path through this analytical tradition at the core of philosophical thought.

. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Metaphysics is traditionally one of the four main branches of philosophy, alongside ethics, logic and epistemology. Oxford university Press, USA. Hackett Publishing Company Inc. For some it is associated with the mystical or religious. It is an area that continues to attract and fascinate many people, even though it is generally thought to be highly complex and abstract.

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On Free Choice of the Will Hackett Classics

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The One and the Many: A Contemporary Thomistic Metaphysics

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Catholic. Norris clarke finds an integrated vision of reality in the wisdom of Aquinas and here offers a contemporary version of systematic metaphysics in the Thomistic tradition. Choice. Thomas himself, it also takes into account significant contributions not only of later philosophers but also of those developments in modern science that have philosophical bearing, from the Big Bang to evolution.

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The Treatise On The Divine Nature: Summa Theologiae I, 1-13

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