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The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean by Reviel Netz

By Reviel Netz

The transformation of arithmetic from its historic Greek perform to its improvement within the medieval Arab-speaking international is approached by way of targeting a unmarried challenge proposed through Archimedes and the numerous suggestions provided. From a tradition of arithmetic in line with the localized answer (originating within the polemical practices of early Greek science), we see a transition to a tradition of arithmetic in keeping with the systematic method (grounded within the deuteronomic practices of overdue Antiquity and the center Ages). A considerably new interpretation is for that reason provided of the old trajectory of pre-modern arithmetic.

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On the Socratic Education by Christopher Bruell

By Christopher Bruell

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Cross-Examining Socrates: A Defense of the Interlocutors in by John Beversluis

By John Beversluis

This ebook is a rereading of the early dialogues of Plato from the viewpoint of the folk with whom Socrates engages in debate. current reviews are completely dismissive of the interlocutors and decrease them to the prestige of mere mouthpieces for perspectives which are hopelessly stressed or demonstrably fake. This ebook takes interlocutors heavily and treats them as real highbrow competitors whose perspectives are frequently extra defensible than commentators have in general notion.

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Russell by Russell Bertrand

By Russell Bertrand

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Aquinas on being by Anthony John Patrick Kenny

By Anthony John Patrick Kenny

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Dao companion to the philosophy of Han Fei by Han, Fei; Han, Fei; Goldin, Paul Rakita

By Han, Fei; Han, Fei; Goldin, Paul Rakita

Han Fei, who died in 233 BC, was once one of many fundamental philosophers of China's classical period, a name nonetheless intact regardless of fresh overlook. This edited quantity at the philosopher, his perspectives on politics and philosophy, and the tensions of his relatives with Confucianism (which he derided) is the 1st of its sort in English.Featuring contributions from experts in a variety of disciplines together with non secular experiences and Read more...

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Han Fei, who died in 233 BC, was once one of many basic philosophers of China's classical period. This edited quantity examines his existence in addition to his perspectives on politics and philosophy and the tensions of his Read more...

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Aspasius : on Aristotle Nicomachean ethics 1-4, 7-8 by Aspasius

By Aspasius

Till the release of this sequence approximately two decades in the past, the 15,000 volumes of the traditional Greek commentators on Aristotle, written in most cases among two hundred and six hundred advert, constituted the most important corpus of extant Greek philosophical writings now not translated into English or different ecu languages. Aspasius' statement at the Nicomachean Ethics, of which six books have come right down to us, is the oldest surviving Greek observation on any of Aristotle's works, courting to the center of the second one century advert. It bargains useful perception into the considering and pedagogical equipment of the Peripatetic university within the early Roman Empire, and gives illuminating discussions of various technical issues in Aristotle's treatise, in addition to necessary excursuses on such themes because the nature of the sentiments. this is often the 1st whole translation of Aspasius' paintings in any sleek language

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Ancient Ethics by Susan Suave Meyer

By Susan Suave Meyer

This is often the 1st finished consultant and in simple terms giant undergraduate point creation to historical Greek and Roman ethics.It covers the moral theories and positions of all of the significant philosophers (including Socrates, Plato and Aristotle) and faculties (Stoics and Epicureans) from the earliest instances to the Hellenistic philosophers, interpreting their major arguments and assessing their legacy. This e-book maps the principles of this key quarter, that is the most important wisdom around the disciplines and crucial for quite a lot of readers.

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Metafisica by Aristotele, a cura di Antonio Russo

By Aristotele, a cura di Antonio Russo

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La démonologie platonicienne by Andrei Timotin

By Andrei Timotin

This publication, a background of a non secular type of historic philosophy, is the 1st synthesis at the thought of daimn within the Platonic culture. Platonic demonology is a physique of doctrine that always reorganized and redefined itself, from the previous Academy to the final Neoplatonists, by means of reinterpreting Platos texts referring to demons. the current paintings illuminates the modus operandi of this exegesis through analysing the connection among demonology and, respectively, cosmology, the philosophical hermeneutics of faith, and theories of the soul.This examine goals to supply a greater knowing of the makes an attempt to rationalize and to outline the spiritual phenomenon in overdue Antiquity.Histoire dune catégorie religieuse de l. a. philosophie ancienne, ce livre représente los angeles première synthèse sur los angeles proposal de daimn dans los angeles culture platonicienne. los angeles démonologie platonicienne constitue un corps doctrinal qui se réorganise et se redéfinit constamment, de lAncienne Académie aux derniers néoplatoniciens, par los angeles réinterprétation des textes de Platon relatifs aux démons. Lobjectif du présent travail est d'éclairer le modus operandi de cette exégèse à partir de lanalyse des family members de l. a. démonologie avec los angeles cosmologie, avec lherméneutique philosophique de los angeles faith et avec les théories de lâme. Cette étude est vulnerable de servir à une meilleure compréhension des tentatives de rationalisation et de définition du phénomène religieux dans lAntiquité tardive.

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