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Ancient philosophy and everyday life.

Curnow, Trevor.

(2017)  | 9781443886529 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
AUD 51.95 (inc. GST), AUD 47.23 (ex. GST),
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"Ancient Philosophy and Everyday Life is an introduction to Cynicism, Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism. After a general account of the nature of ancient philosophy, it looks at each of these four particular schools in turn, outlining their histories and their doctrines. Special attention is paid...

China's Transition to Modernity: The New Classical Vision of Dai Zhen

Hu, Minghui.

(2017)  | 9780295741802 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 298pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
The figure of Dai Zhen (17241777) looms large in modern Chinese intellectualhistory. Dai was a mathematical astronomer and influential polymath who, alongwith like-minded scholars, sought to balance understandings of science,technology, and history within the framework of classical Chinese writings.Exploring...

The role of exaíphnes in early greek literature : philosophical transformation in plato's dialogues and beyond.

Cimakasky, Joseph.

(2017)  | 9781498525411 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
AUD 157.95 (inc. GST), AUD 143.59 (ex. GST),
In this book, Joseph Cimakasky examines Plato's use of the term exaphnes, revealing a pattern that links Plato's theory of Ideas with philosophical education.

Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy

Helfer, Ariel.

(2017)  | 9780812249132 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 113.95 (inc. GST), AUD 103.59 (ex. GST),
In the classical world, political ambition posed an intractable problem. AncientGreek democracies fostered in their most promising youths a tension-riddencombination of the desire for personal glory and deep-seated public-spiritednessin hopes of producing brilliant and capable statesmen. But as much...

Vita coaetanea / a contemporary life / vida coetánea / vida coetànea.

Llull, Ramon.

(2017)  | 9789027240217 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 211pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The Vita coaetanea (A Contemporary Life) is an autobiographical account of Ramon Llulls life dictated by himself to a friend in 1311 when he was seventy-nine years old. In it Llull reviews his works in the context of a life dedicated to God and motivated by the desire to disseminate the message of the...


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