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Edited by Catherine Collobert, Pierre Destrée and Francisco J. Gonzalez
Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the broader problem of the relation between philosophy and poetic discourse.
Alan C. Bowen
The book contends that the digression ending Simplicius’ In de caelo 2.12 is not a proper history of early Greek planetary theory, but a creative atempt to show that to accept Ptolemy’s planetary hypotheses one need not repudiate Aristotle’s argument that the cosmos is eternal.
Edited by Fiona Leigh
The papers in this collection on Aristotle’s Eudemian Ethics by Charles, Rowe, McCabe, Whiting, and Buddensiek, offer new readings of Aristotle on the voluntary, friendship, and good fortune in the EE, by treating the EE on its own terms.
Edited by Thomas Bénatouïl and Mauro Bonazzi
This volume deals with the appropriations, criticism and transformation of Plato’s and Aristotle’s positions about theory, practice and the contemplative life, including their epistemological and metaphysical foundations, from Theophrastus to the end of Antiquity (including Jewish and Christian ...
par Carolle Metry-Tresson
Analyzing the reasons why we fail to grasp genuinely first principles, this book gives a new perspective on how to understand the meaning of the radical aporetism in the treatise on the first principles written by Neoplatonic philosopher Damaskios. Analysant les raisons de nos échecs à dire, ...
Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive.
This book, a history of a religious category of ancient philosophy, is the first synthesis on the notion of daimōn in the Platonic tradition. It focuses on the relationship between demonology and, respectively, cosmology, the philosophical hermeneutics of religion and theories of the ...
Boethius, the Roman philosopher, was executed for treason and pilloried by modern scholars for misinterpreting Aristotle to the West. This book examines his semantics and logic, attempting to clear his name and lend him new credence.
Edited by Diego E. Machuca
This volume collects eight new essays on ancient Pyrrhonism as it is presented in Sextus Empiricus' writings. They discuss issues not previously examined or reconsider old ones from a different perspective, thus proposing original interpretations and advancing the scholarly study of Pyrrhonian ...
William W. Fortenbaugh, with Contributions on the Arabic Material by Dimitri Gutas
Commenting on recently collected sources for Theophrastus' ethical views, this work relates Theophrastean doctrine to that of Aristotle and the rival Stoics. The focus is on topics like virtue and happiness, manners and moral virtues, innate character and the relation of animals to humans.
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