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The Parva naturalia in Greek, Arabic and Latin Aristotelianism: Supplementing the Science of the Soul

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(2018)  | 9783319269030 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 333pp
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This book investigates Aristotelian psychology through his works and commentaries on them, including De Sensu, De Memoria and De Somno et Vigilia. Authors present original research papers inviting readers to consider the provenance of Aristotelian ideas and interpretations of them, on topics ranging...

Thomas Aquinas on Virtue and Human Flourishing

Theron, Stephen.
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(2018)  | 9781527505490 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Thomas Aquinas offers teleological systematisation of the habits needed for human flourishing. His metaphysical jurisprudence remodels ethics upon this, rather than on a moral precept. “Eternal law” governing the world determines “natural law”, reflected in human legislation (a variety of the “anthropic...

Analytic Islamic Philosophy

Booth, Anthony.
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(2018)  | 9781137541567 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | book | xv, 218pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book is an introduction to Islamic Philosophy, beginning with its Medieval inception, right through to its more contemporary incarnations. Using the language and conceptual apparatus of contemporary Anglo-American ‘Analytic’ philosophy, this book represents a novel and creative attempt to rejuvenate...

Gender and Sexuality in Stoic Philosophy

Grahn-Wilder, Malin.
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(2018)  | 9783319536934 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 306pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Part I        The Body: Gender From Generation to Decoration1.       Introduction2.      The Origin of Gender: Myths and Biology 2.1.    Plato’s Philosophical Myths of Gender and Sexuality 2.1.1. Genders, Planets, and Lust: Aristophanes’ Speech 2.1.2.  Noble Birth without Sex – Phaedrus, Pausanias and...

Plato's socrates, philosophy and education.

Magrini, James M.
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(2017)  | 9783319713557 | Springer | pbk. | book | xv, 121pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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This book develops for the readers Plato’s Socrates’ non-formalized “philosophical practice” of learning-through-questioning in the company of others. In doing so, the writer confronts Plato’s Socrates, in the words of John Dewey, as the “dramatic, restless, cooperatively inquiring philosopher'' of...

An Archaeology of Disbelief

JAYNE, Jayne. Jayne, Edward. , Jayne, Elaine Anderson.
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(2017)  | 9780761869665 | Hamilton Books | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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An Archaeology of Disbelief traces the origin of secular philosophy topre-Socratic Greek philosophers who proposed a physical universe withoutsupernatural intervention. Some mentioned the Homeric gods, but others did not.Atomists and Sophists identified themselves as agnostics if not outrightatheists,...

Readings of Plato's Apology of Socrates: Defending the Philosophical Life

WOODRUFF, Howland Sam. , Haraldsen, Vivil Valvik. Pettersson, Knut Olof Gunnar. Tvedt, Oda E. Wiese.
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(2017)  | 9781498549998 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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In Plato’s Apology of Socrates we see a philosopher in collision with hissociety – a society he nonetheless claims to have benefited through hisphilosophic activity. It has often been asked why democratic Athens condemned aphilosopher of his character to death. This anthology examines the contributionmade...

 

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