The Last Days Of Socrates

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141965886
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Christopher Rowe's introduction to his powerful new translation examines the book's themes of identity and confrontation, and explores how its content is less historical fact than a promotion of Plato's Socratic philosophy.

Conversations Of Socrates

Author: Xenophon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915447
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Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also reveals much about the man and his philosophical views.

Early Socratic Dialogues

Author: Emlyn-Jones Chris
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141914076
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Together, these dialogues provide a definitive portrait of the real Socrates and raise issues still keenly debated by philosophers, forming an incisive overview of Plato's philosophy.

Socrates Defence

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141397659
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Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Plato (474 BC-347 BC).

Before And After Socrates

Author: Prof. F. M. Cornford
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 1786258846
Size: 10.57 MB
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‘Socrates was one of that small number of adventurers who, from time to time, have enlarged the horizon of the human spirit.’ In this book, F. M. Cornford explains why the life and work of Socrates stand out as marking a turning-point ...

The Life Of Alexander The Great

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 1588363473
Size: 32.33 MB
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This exclusive Modern Library edition, excerpted from Plutarch’s Lives, is a riveting tale of honor, power, scandal, and bravery written by the most eminent biographer of the ancient world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Consolation Of Philosophy

Author: Boethius
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113167
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Landmark of medieval Western thought written by a 6th-century Roman statesman and philosopher awaiting execution. How to achieve and maintain spiritual peace amid life's inevitable pain.

The History Of Alexander

Author: Quintus Curtius Rufus
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141914343
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A compelling narrative of a turbulent era, the work recounts events on a heroic scale, detailing court intrigue, stirring speeches and brutal battles - among them, those of Macedonia's great war with Persia, which was to culminate in ...

Early Greek Philosophy

Author: Jonathan Barnes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140448153
Size: 50.89 MB
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Examines early Greek philosophy, which relied on reasoning and forged the first scientific vocabulary, and includes discussion of such topics as Democritus' atomic theory of matter and Pythagorean insights into mathematics.