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The Shorter Writings
This book contains new, annotated, and literal yet accessible translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings, accompanied by interpretive essays that reveal these works to be masterful achievements by a serious thinker of the first rank who raises important moral, political, and philosophical questions. Five of these shorter writings are...
Benjamin Patrick Newton's translation of Cicero’s On Duties is the most complete edition of a text that has been considered a source of moral authority throughout classical, medieval, and modern times. It features an introduction, outline, footnotes, interpretative essay, glossary, and indexes, making Cicero’s thought...
The Political Writings
"Political Regime" and "Summary of Plato's Laws"
Alfarabi (ca. 870–950) founded the great tradition of Aristotelian/Platonic political philosophy in medieval Islamic and Arabic culture. In this second volume of political writings, Charles E. Butterworth presents translations of Alfarabi's Political Regime and Summary of Plato’s "Laws," accompanied by introductions that discuss the background...
"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...
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
This volume presents four of Alfarabi's most important texts, making his political thought available to classicists, medievalists, and scholars of religion and Byzantine and Middle Eastern...
"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.