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The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christ
The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christ
By Ross Dealy

This original and provocative engagement with Erasmus’ work argues that the Dutch humanist discovered in classical Stoicism several principles which he developed into a paradigm-shifting application of Stoicism to Christianity.

Published Jan 2017
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2357 to 2471
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2357 to 2471
By Desiderius Erasmus
Translated by Charles Fantazzi
Annotated by James M. Estes

Many of the letters in this volume, which covers the period August 1530 to March 1531, reflect Erasmus' anxieties over events at the Diet of Augsburg (June-November 1530).

Published Oct 2016
On Civic Republicanism: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
On Civic Republicanism: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
Edited by Geoffrey C. Kellow and Neven Leddy

On Civic Republicanism explores the enduring relevance of the ancient concepts of republicanism and civic virtue to modern questions about political engagement and identity. 

Published Jan 2016
Roman Social Imaginaries: Language and Thought in the Context of Empire
Roman Social Imaginaries: Language and Thought in the Context of Empire
By Clifford Ando

Lucid, insightful, and innovative, the essays in Roman Social Imaginaries constitute some of today’s most original thinking about the power of language in the ancient world.

Published Apr 2015
The Great Reversal: How We Let Technology Take Control of the Planet
The Great Reversal: How We Let Technology Take Control of the Planet
David Edward Tabachnick
Foreword by Darin Barney

As the rise of technology threatens our very humanity, Tabachnick emphasizes that we still may have time to recover and develop these capacities – but we must first decide how far we want to allow technology to determine our existence and our future.

Published Feb 2013
The Raven, the Dove, and the Owl of Minerva: The Creation of Humankind in Athens and Jerusalem
The Raven, the Dove, and the Owl of Minerva: The Creation of Humankind in Athens and Jerusalem
By Mark Glouberman

This study presents a substantial revision to received ideas about the relationship between biblical and ancient Greek conceptions of human nature.

Published Oct 2012
On Oligarchy: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
On Oligarchy: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
Edited by David Edward Tabachnick and Toivo Koivukoski

On Oligarchy deftly illuminates the significance of this regime in the context of pressing global economic and political issues.

Published Dec 2011
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
Enduring Empire: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
Enduring Empire: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
Edited by David Edward Tabachnick and Toivo Koivukoski

An exploration of the ways in which ancient theories of empire can inform our understanding of present-day international relations, Enduring Empire engages in a serious discussion of empire as it relates to American foreign policy and global politics.

Published Sep 2009
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