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Denne bog indeholder Platons og Xenofons udgave af Sokrates' forsvarstale, et fyldigt uddrag af Platons dialog Faidon, indledninger om... Læs mere
Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, this title presents a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature.
Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.
Presents an account of the author's life in relation to political events of his time; the character and history of his writings and of the Politics in particular;... Læs mere
Articulates the nature of truth as a co-operative activity between human beings and the natural world that is rooted in our endeavours to do justice to the nature of things.
This book explores accounts of personhood developed by Roman writers, including Lucretius, Cicero and Seneca, and discusses the... Læs mere
Of all the writings on theory and aesthetics - ancient, medieval, or modern - the most important is indisputably Aristotle's "Poetics", the... Læs mere
In this smart and carefully argued book, Roslyn Weiss offers a new interpretation of Platonic moral philosophy based on an unconventional reading of the Republic.
Contains aspects which examine vital aspects of Plato's many methods, considering his dialogues in relation to Thucydides and Homer, narrative strategies and medical practice, images and metaphors. This book places the Platonic dialogues in an illuminating historical context.