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History of Universities: Volume XXIII 1 by Mordechai Feingold

By Mordechai Feingold

Quantity XXII/1 of background of Universities includes the established mixture of realized articles, e-book stories, convention experiences, and bibliographical details, which makes this e-book such an essential instrument for the historian of upper schooling. Its contributions variety greatly geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. the amount is, as continually, a full of life mix of unique examine and helpful reference fabric.

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The Sophists and Their Legacy by G.B. Kerferd (ed.)

By G.B. Kerferd (ed.)

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume VI: 1988 by Julia Annas

By Julia Annas

Contributions to this quantity contain Mary Margaret MacKenzie on Heraclitus, Aryeh Finkelberg on Parmenides, Christopher Shields on Aristotle, Paul Woodruff on aporetic pyrrhonism, Christopher Gill on Cicero, and Charles H. Kahn at the Gorgias and the Protagoras.

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Etica by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

By Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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David the Invincible: Commentary on Porphyry's Isagoge. Old by Gohar Muradyan

By Gohar Muradyan

The Armenian model of David the Invincible’s observation on Porphyry's Isagoge, even if tremendous literal, is shorter via 1 / 4 than the Greek unique and comprises revised passages. The Greek textual content reproduces Busse’s variation (1904) yet occasionally choice is given to readings within the gear, corroborated via the Armenian model. The Armenian textual content relies on Arevšatyan’s version (1976), yet seven extra manuscripts were consulted and a few varia lectiones proven by means of the Greek unique were integrated within the textual content. The English translation is from the Armenian model. The passages of the Greek textual content with no Armenian an identical are translated into English in addition. additionally, the e-book includes Armenian marginal scholia.

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Thor. Die Asgard-Saga by Wolfgang Hohlbein

By Wolfgang Hohlbein

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Hölderlin and the Poetry of Tragedy : Readings in Sophocles, by Jeremy Tambling

By Jeremy Tambling

Holderlin (1770-1843) is the outstanding author whom Nietzsche referred to as 'my favorite poet'. His writings and poetry were formative during the 20th century, and as influential as these of Hegel, his pal. while, his insanity has made his poetry infinitely complicated because it engages with tragedy, and irreconcilable breakdown, either political and private, with anger and with mourning. This research provides a close method of Holderlins writings on Greek tragedy, specially Sophocles, whom he translated into German, and offers shut cognizance to his poetry, which is rarely faraway from an engagement with tragedy. Holderlins writings, continuously attention-grabbing, allow a attention of many of the meanings of tragedy, and supply a brand new analyzing of Shakespeare, fairly Julius Caesar, Hamlet and Macbeth; the paintings proceeds via establishing into dialogue of Nietzsche, particularly The start of Tragedy. for the reason that Holderlin used to be the sort of decisive determine for Modernism, to assert not anything of recent Germany, he issues intensely to such differing theorists and philosophers as Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Blanchot and Jacques Derrida, all of whose perspectives are mentioned herein. Drawing upon the insights of Hegelian philosophy and psychoanalysis, this e-book provides the English-speaking reader prepared entry to a powerful physique of poetry and to the poet as a theorist of tragedy and of insanity. Holderlins poetry is quoted freely, with translations and statement supplied. This booklet is the 1st significant account of Holderlin in English to supply the scholar and common reader a serious account of an important physique of labor which concerns to any examine of poetry and to all who're drawn to poetrys relationships to insanity. it really is crucial examining within the figuring out of ways tragedy pervades literature and politics, and the way tragedy has been appeared and written approximately, from Hegel to Walter Benjamin

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Physics VIII by Aristotle, Daniel W. Graham

By Aristotle, Daniel W. Graham

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The Great Tradition: Further Studies in the Development of by John M. Dillon

By John M. Dillon

This selection of articles explores a extensive diversity of matters in terms of the improvement of Platonism. the quantity takes in such figures as John Scotus Eriugena and Salomon ibn Gabirol, whereas bearing witness to an figuring out and appreciation of the final head of the Platonic Academy, Damascius. the quantity starts off with a learn of a facet of Plato himself, his highly ironic means of constructing use of the traditional thought of the "golden age" and the background of a suggestion that he bequeathed to his successors, the concept the thinker should still boost anything of an "art" or "science" of erotics. the amount maintains directly to discover components akin to the philosophical stature of Plato's nephew and successor, Speusippus, the functioning of Platonic dialogues in the highbrow lifetime of the college, concerns and figures inside heart Platonism - significantly Philo of Alexandria and Plutarch - quite a few points of Plotinus' inspiration, facts from Porphyry and Iamblichus and various points of the philosophy of Proclus.

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Seneca (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies) by John G. Fitch

By John G. Fitch

Seneca used to be a guy of many points: statesman, dramatist, thinker, prose stylist. His existence used to be marked through extremes of fortune - extremes which are mirrored in a lot of his writing, and within the vicissitudes of his attractiveness in later centuries. This quantity brings jointly a few notable essays written approximately him over the last 4 a long time, and illustrates the range of ways during which glossy critics have tried to appreciate this multifaceted determine. simply as Seneca's writings usually mirror his occasions, so present serious ways frequently replicate matters in modern suggestion and society. numerous of the essays were revised via their authors for this quantity, and of them are translated for the 1st time. a brand new creation areas the articles in the context of modern educational inspiration and feedback. All Latin has been translated.

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