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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.
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...
With a masterful sense of the place of rhetoric in both thought and practice and an ear attuned to the clarity, natural simplicity, and charm of Plato's Greek prose, James H. Nichols, Jr., offers a precise yet unusually readable translation of one of...
With a masterful sense of the place of rhetoric in both thought and practice and an ear attuned to the clarity, natural simplicity, and charm of Plato's Greek prose, James H. Nichols, Jr., offers a precise yet unusually readable translation of one...
An essential text for understanding Socrates, Xenophon's Memorabilia is the compelling tribute of an affectionate student to his teacher, providing a rare firsthand account of Socrates' life and philosophy.
Plato's Dialogue on Friendship
An Interpretation of the "Lysis', with a New Translation
The Roots of Political Philosophy
Ten Forgotten Socratic Dialogues
Opening an entirely new dimension of Platonic studies, this volume addresses major themes: the nature of law, property, and acquisitiveness; Socrates' famous "demonic voice"; the poetic claim to inspiration; and the psychology of the tyrannic.
Introduction to the Reading of Hegel
Lectures on the "Phenomenology of Spirit"
This collection of lectures shows the intensity of Kojève's study and thought and the depth of his insight into Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.
Averroes on Plato's "Republic"
An indispensable primary source in medieval political philosophy is presented here in a fully annotated translation of the celebrated discussion of the Republic by the twelfth-century Andalusian Muslim philosopher.
Politics and the Arts
Letter to M. D'Alembert on the Theatre
This excellent translation makes available a classic work central to one of the most interesting controversies of the eighteenth century: the quarrel between Rousseau and Voltaire. Besides containing some of the most sensitive literary criticism ever...