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The Political Writings
"Political Regime" and "Summary of Plato's Laws"
In this second volume of new translations of Alfarabi's political writings, Charles E. Butterworth presents translations of the Arabic philosopher’s political and legal thinking.
"On the Republic" and "On the Laws"
David Fott's vigorous yet elegant English translations of Cicero's major works of political philosophy are the first to appear since publication of the latest critical edition of the Latin texts.
The Theban Plays
"Oedipus the Tyrant"; "Oedipus at Colonus"; "Antigone"
Precise yet fluent translations of the timeless Theban tragedies.
Medieval Political Philosophy
A new edition of the classic anthology of Christian, Muslin, and Jewish political philosophy in the Middle Ages.
The Anabasis of Cyrus
In this new translation of the Anabasis, Wayne Ambler achieves a masterful combination of liveliness and a fidelity to the original uncommon in other versions.
The Shorter Socratic Writings
"Apology of Socrates to the Jury," "Oeconomicus," and "Symposium"
This book presents translations of three dialogues Xenophon devoted to the life and thought of his teacher, Socrates. Each is accompanied by notes and an interpretative essay that will introduce new readers to Xenophon and foster further reflection in...
The Political Writings
Selected Aphorisms and Other Texts
Alfarabi was among the first to explore the tensions between the philosophy of classical Greece and that of Islam, as well as of religion generally. His writings, extraordinary in their breadth and deep learning, have had a profound impact on Islamic...
"Protagoras" and "Meno"
This volume contains new translations of two dialogues of Plato, the Protagoras and the Meno, together with explanatory notes and substantial interpretive essays.
Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle
This long-awaited reissue of the 1969 Cornell edition of Alfarabi's Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle contains Muhsin Mahdi's substantial original introduction and a new foreword by Charles E. Butterworth and Thomas L. Pangle. The three parts of the...
The Education of Cyrus
In The Education of Cyrus, Xenophon confronts the vexing problem of political instability by exploring the character and behavior of the ruler.