1 Dean Clarke
商品説明：There have been many books on the origin of astronomy some good and some very poorly address the issues of ancient mans interests in the stars. The ancient Sumer and Egyptian notions of music mostly confirms how ancient this notion is in their chorded progressions of tone. This notion is more an Upper Paleolithic celestial idea. In a sense man during this time man was beginning to have a concept o...
3 Jonathan Zarecki
Cicero's Ideal Statesman in Theory and Practice
商品説明：The resurgence of interest in Cicero's political philosophy in the last twenty years demands a re-evaluation of Cicero's ideal statesman and its relationship not only to Cicero's political theory but also to his practical politics. Jonathan Zarecki proposes three original arguments: firstly, that by the publication of his De Republica in 51 BC Cicero accepted that some sort of return to monarchy w...
商品説明： Aristotle's Poetics is the oldest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes dramaâ comedy, tragedy, and the satyr playâ as well as lyric poetry and epic poetry). ...
5 Miriam Leonard
Socrates and the Jews
商品説明："What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” Asked by the early Christian Tertullian, the question was vigorously debated in the nineteenth century. While classics dominated the intellectual life of Europe, Christianity still prevailed and conflicts raged between the religious and the secular. Taking on the question of how the glories of the classical world could be reconciled with the Bible, Socrates ...
6 Jonny Thakkar
Plato as Critical Theorist
商品説明：What is the best possible society? How would its rulers govern and its citizens behave? Such questions are sometimes dismissed as distractions from genuine political problems, but in an era when political idealism seems a relic of the past, says Jonny Thakkar, they are more urgent than ever. A daring experiment in using ancient philosophy to breathe life into our political present, Plato as Critic...
商品説明：Euthyphro, by Plato, is a Socratic dialogue whose events occur in the weeks before the trial of Socrates (399 BC), for which Socrates and Euthyphro attempt to establish a definitive meaning for the word piety (virtue). 。
商品説明：A timeless study of politics and society by one of the all-time greatest thinkers. A student of Plato, Aristotle is considered a founding father of philosophy and ethics. This reflection on the role of government, and an individual's role within it, remains as prescient and relevant now as when it was written. One of the most influential books in history, Politics has influenced the greatest think...
9 Jasmin Weitzel
Das Bildungsmotiv in Platons Höhlengleichnis
商品説明：Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2002 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie der Antike, Note: 2, Universität Kassel (Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft und Philosophie), Veranstaltung: Philosophische Fragestellungen im Unterricht, 12 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: zunächst die Grundzüge der platonischen Philosophie darstellen. Im Hinblick auf Platons Grundlagen, werde i...
10 Devin Henry
Aristotle on Matter, Form, and Moving Causes
商品説明：This book examines an important area of Aristotle's philosophy: the generation of substances. While other changes presuppose the existence of a substance (Socrates grows taller), substantial generation results in something genuinely new that did not exist before (Socrates himself). The central argument of this book is that Aristotle defends a 'hylomorphic' model of substantial generation. In its m...
11 Timo Kreusch
商品説明：Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie der Antike, Note: 1,0, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, 2 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Warum der Wächterstaat? Platons Staats- und Seelenlehre gehört zu den einflussreichsten Schriften, über die die Menschheit verfügt. Diese Arbeit will exemplarisch den Gang der Argumentation nachvollz...
12 E. Buzzetti
Xenophon the Socratic Prince
商品説明：An interpretation of Xenophon's Anabasis of Cyrus, paralleling the text to Machiavelli's The Prince, and focusing on the question: How did the Socratic education help Xenophon reconcile morality with effectiveness, the noble with the good, as a ruler? 。
The Complete Works of Aristotle
商品説明：This digital edition combines, for the first time, both volumes of The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation, which is universally recognized as the standard English version. The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in twelve volumes between 1912 and 1954. The revised edition contains the substance of the original translation, slightly emended in light of ...
Augustine and Tradition
商品説明：An indispensable resource for those looking to understand Augustine’s place in religious and cultural heritage Augustine towers over Western life, literature, and cultureーboth sacred and secular. His ideas permeate conceptions of the self from birth to death and have cast a long shadow over subsequent Christian thought. But as much as tradition has sprung from Augustinian roots, so was Augustine a...
15 Cristian Eduardo Benavides
La voz de lo Divino
商品説明：Uno de los asuntos sobre los que el hombre se pregunta a lo largo de su historia es el de la procedencia de la creación artística y la naturaleza de la inspiración. A través del análisis de fuentes sustanciales del Pensamiento Clásico, Cristian Eduardo Benavides recupera la índole religiosa de los mitos, las Musas, la relación con la Memoria (Mnemosyne) y el sentido trascendental del talento y la ...
16 Paul W. Ludwig
Rediscovering Political Friendship
商品説明：Aristotle argued that citizenship is like friendship, and this book applies his argument to modern society. Modern citizens may lack the concept of civic friendship, but they persist in many practices and passions that were once considered essential to it. Citizens share many similarities with friends: prejudices held in common, favoritism towards each other, and - despite disagreement on specific...
17 Werner Müller
Die allgemeine Definition der Sinneswahrnehmung bei Aristoteles
商品説明：Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 1995 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie der Antike, Note: 2, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Philosophisches Seminar), 7 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der gängigen Lehrmeinung zufolge ist die Schrift 'Über die Seele' ein Spätwerk des Aristoteles. Da zudem seine Aufzeichnungen für Vorlesungen an der Akademie vorgesehen waren, so...
18 George Boas
Rationalism in Greek Philosophy
商品説明：Originally published in 1961. Greek philosophers were concerned with the distinction between appearance and reality, and all the differences in their philosophic systems were ultimately predicated on their different views of this distinction. The history of Greek rationalism is, then, a study of the changing basis of Greek philosophy. George Boas provides a historical account of rationalism in cla...
19 Kakuzo Okakura
The Book of Tea
商品説明：The Philosophy of Tea is not mere aestheticism in the ordinary acceptance of the term, for it expresses conjointly with ethics and religion our whole point of view about man and nature. It is hygiene, for it enforces cleanliness; it is economics, for it shows comfort in simplicity rather than in the complex and costly; it is moral geometry, inasmuch as it defines our sense of proportion to the uni...
The Polity of the Lacedaemonians (Illustrated)
商品説明：Xenophon of Athens (circa 430 354 B.C.) was a Greek poet, historian, soldier and philosopher who lived at a time of momentous events in Ancient Greek history. Although he was recognized as a great writer and poet in his lifetime, Xenophons involvement with Spartan politics and fighting led to his exile from Athens, and his association with Socrates probably did not help. This short treatise on Sp...