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The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus: Fragments
The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus: Fragments
Translation and commentary by C.C.W. Taylor

A new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. Includes the Greek text of the fragments with facing English translation, notes, commentary, and complete indexes and concordances.

Published Nov 2010
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: Fragments and Testomonia
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: Fragments and Testomonia
A Text and Translation with Notes and Essays by Patricia Curd

This is a much-needed and highly anticipated examination of Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, one of the forerunners of Greek philosophical and scientific thought.

Published Jul 2010
Socrates on Trial: A Play Based on Aristophane's Clouds and Plato's Apology, Crito, and Phaedo Adapted for Modern Performance
Socrates on Trial: A Play Based on Aristophane's Clouds and Plato's Apology, Crito, and Phaedo Adapted for Modern Performance
By A.D. Irvine

Complete with production and classroom notes, this modern recasting of the Socrates story will make riveting reading both inside and outside the classroom.

Published Nov 2007
Inroads: Paths in Ancient and Modern Western Philosophy
Inroads: Paths in Ancient and Modern Western Philosophy
By Miles Murray

In each of its five main parts – in turn, focusing on Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Hume, and Sartre – Inroads discusses, from a philosophical rather than a religious or scientific perspective, those questions that make up the common inheritance of academic philosophy and ethico-religious thought.  

Published Dec 2003
Aristotle's Theory of the Unity of Science
Aristotle's Theory of the Unity of Science
Malcolm Wilson

This book presents the first comprehensive treatment of Aristotle's theory of autonomous scientificdisciplines and the systematic connections between them: analogy, focality, and cumulation.

Published Aug 2000
The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy: Translation of and Commentary on the Parmenides with Interpretative Chapters on the Timaeus, the Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Philebus
The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy: Translation of and Commentary on the Parmenides with Interpretative Chapters on the Timaeus, the Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Philebus
By Robert G. Turnbull

Turnbull offers a close and detailed reading of the Parmenides, using his interpretation to illuminate Plato's major late dialogues. The picture presented of Plato's later philosophy is plausible, highly interesting, and original.

Published Mar 1998
Taking Life Seriously: A Study of the Argument of the Nicomachean Ethics
Taking Life Seriously: A Study of the Argument of the Nicomachean Ethics
By F.E. Sparshott

Sparshott expounds Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as a single continuous argument, a chain of reasoned exposition on the problems of human life.

Published Apr 1996
Nature, Contemplation, and the One: A Study in the Philosophy of Plotinus
Nature, Contemplation, and the One: A Study in the Philosophy of Plotinus
By John N. Deck

Professor Deck has undertaken a reappraisal of Plotinus' thought from the standpoint of a central doctrine in the Enneads, that of nature as contemplation.

Published Sep 2017