Plato’s Republic is generally regarded as the most important and influential work in the history of philosophy. It is also fairly difficult reading for those lacking philosophical training and an understanding of classical Greek culture and history. The study guide seeks to remedy this problem by providing introductory materials and commentary to aid newcomers to Plato's classic philosophical work.
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The Problems of Philosophy The Problems of Philosophy offers students the most important selections from the most influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. The aim of this text is to provide an overview of those issues and problems that philosophers have grappled with throughout the centuries.
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The Creative Self
The Creative Self is a fifteen week program that uses self-exploration and self-examination as a vehicle for creative expression. The text is unique in the world of creativity studies because it focuses on the things that people know best and are most interested in—their own human identity, appearance, personality, life stories, relationships, and inner turmoil—to provide the inspiration needed to unleash the creative spark that often lies dormant within most individuals.
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Ancient Wisdom for Modern Minds
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Minds is written specifically for newcomers to the field of philosophy. Focusing on what is arguably the most important issue in philosophy—the problem of human happiness—the text examines the ideas of the most influential thinkers of the ancient world to discover what enduring wisdom they can impart about the nature and realization of happiness to modern readers like ourselves.
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The Art of Persuasion: Classical Rhetoric for Modern Communicators
The Art of Persuasion offers students an accessible and pragmatic approach to the study of classical rhetoric. Designed for those with little or no background in rhetorical theory, the text uses selections from some of the greatest thinkers of antiquity to provide a comprehensive overview of the subject matter of rhetoric for contemporary audiences.
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The Tragic Sense of Life
Considered Miguel de Unamuno's most important philosophical work, The Tragic Sense of Life is now regarded as one of the great existential texts of the 20th century. In it Unamuno rejects the life of reason for one of intense passion, faith, and love.
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The Philosophy of Spinoza
Baruch de Spinoza was one of the most important and controversial thinkers of the 17th century. This reissuing of The Philosophy of Spinoza provides the reader with selections from the most important works of Spinoza and shows the daring scope of this visionary philosopher’s thought.
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Selections from Medieval Philosophers (Volume 1)
This reissuing of Richard McKeon's groundbreaking anthology of selections from early Medieval philosophy offering works by notable thinkers from the 4th to the 13th centuries.
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Selections from Medieval Philosophers (Volume 2)
The second volume of Richard McKeon's anthology of philosophical works from the late Middle Ages offers texts from such influential thinkers as Roger Bacon, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas. Duns Scotus and William of Ockham.
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Early Medieval Philosophy
A fascinating glimpse into an often underappreciated but vitally important period in Western Philosophy--the early Middle Ages--this text provides a background into the thought of five of the most important thinkers of this period that is a must for anyone seeking to understand the foundations of Medieval Christian thought. ISBN: 9781511603201 Paper / $6.95 plus shipping
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy
A reissuing of W.T. Stace's comprehensive history of Greek thought from Thales to the Neo-Platonist. Accessible to the new-comer to the discipline of philosophy, this work also contains invaluable insights on all of the major thinkers of antiquity that makes it an essential resource for all those seeking greater understanding of this critical period in Western philosophy.
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A History of Ancient Philosophy
Frederick Mayer's A History of Ancient Philosophy focuses on the development of philosophical thought in Greece and Rome during what is known as the classical period--that is from the dawn of civilization in Greece until the Fall of the Roman Empire in the West in 476 A.D. Please note that this text is a condensed version of Frederick Mayer's A History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy.
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A History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
In his monumental A History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Frederick Mayer charts the flow of philosophical thought from the Classical Period in Greece beginning in the 7th century B.C. through the end of the Medieval Period in the 14th century A.D. Using ample selections from primary sources, Mayer skillfully presents the major philosophical developments of these two vital periods of Western thought as well as the dynamic interplay and tensions among the great philosophers of the Ancient and Medieval worlds.
Crime and Punishment
Generally regarded as one of the world’s greatest novels, Crime and Punishment is also a truly profound work of Christian existential literature, dealing with issues such as alienation, nihilism, free will, conscience, guilt, despair, and redemption. Called “the greatest crime novel of all time” by Thomas Mann, Crime and Punishment is at once an engrossing work of fiction as well as a penetrative psychological study of the criminal mind.