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Dreams in Exile
Dreams in Exile (March 2009)
Rediscovering Science and Ethics in Nineteenth-Century Social Theory
George E. McCarthy - Author

Examines the influence of Aristotle and Kant on the nineteenth-century social theory of Marx, Durkheim, and Weber.

The classical origins of nineteenth-century social theory are illuminated in this sequel to the award-winning Classical Horizons: The Origins of Sociology in Ancient Greece. George E. McCarthy stresses the importance of Aristotle and Kant in the creation of a new type of social science in the n...(Read More)
 
 
Bearing Witness to Epiphany
Bearing Witness to Epiphany (January 2009)
Persons, Things, and the Nature of Erotic Life
John Russon - Author

Makes the novel argument that erotic life is the real sphere of human freedom.

In this probing sequel to the popular and award-winning Human Experience, John Russon asks, “What is it to be a person?” The answer: the key to our humanity lies in our sexuality, where we experience the freedom to shape identities creatively in cooperation with another. With grace and philosophical rigor, Russon shows ...(Read More)
 
 
Erotic Wisdom
Erotic Wisdom (December 2008)
Philosophy and Intermediacy in Plato's Symposium
Gary Alan Scott - Author
William A. Welton - Author

A lively and highly readable commentary on one of Plato’s most beloved dialogues.

Erotic Wisdom provides a careful reading of one of Plato’s most beloved dialogues, the Symposium, which explores the nature and scope of human desire (erôs). Gary Alan Scott and William A. Welton engage all of the dialogue’s major themes, devoting special attention to illuminatin...(Read More)

 
 
Tragedy and Citizenship
Tragedy and Citizenship (November 2008)
Conflict, Reconciliation, and Democracy from Haemon to Hegel
Derek W. M. Barker - Author

A study of attitudes toward tragedy in both democratic and nondemocratic political theory.

Tragedy and Citizenship provides a wide-ranging exploration of attitudes toward tragedy and their implications for politics. Derek W. M. Barker reads the history of political thought as a contest between the tragic view of politics that accepts conflict and uncertainty, and an optimistic perspective that sees conf...(Read More)
 
 
The Civic Conversations of Thucydides and Plato
The Civic Conversations of Thucydides and Plato (July 2008)
Classical Political Philosophy and the Limits of Democracy
Gerald M. Mara - Author

Argues for the contemporary importance of Thucydides and Plato for both democratic political theory and democratic citizens.

This book argues that classical political philosophy, represented in the works of Thucydides and Plato, is an important resource for both contemporary democratic political theory and democratic citizens. By placing the Platonic dialogues and Thucydides’ History in conversat...(Read More)

 
 
Aristotle's Politics Today
Aristotle's Politics Today (October 2007)
Lenn E. Goodman - Editor
Robert B. Talisse - Editor

Examines the implications of Aristotle’s political thought for contemporary political theory.

According to Aristotle, man’s essential sociality implies a distinctive conception of politics, one in which all political associations exist for the sake of the moral perfection of human beings. This stands in sharp contrast with the modern view of politics that man is not “by nature” political; rat...(Read More)
 
 
Plotinus and the Presocratics
Plotinus and the Presocratics (March 2007)
A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads
Giannis Stamatellos - Author

The first book-length philosophical study on the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads.

Filling the void in the current scholarship, Giannis Stamatellos provides the first book-length study of the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (204–270 AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his work. In this book Sta...(Read More)
 
 
Words in Blood, Like Flowers
Words in Blood, Like Flowers (October 2006)
Philosophy and Poetry, Music and Eros in Holderlin, Nietzsche, and Heidegger
Babette E. Babich - Author

A philosophical exploration of the power that poetry, music, and the erotic have on us.

Why did Nietzsche claim to have “written in blood”? Why did Heidegger remain silent after World War II about his participation in the Nazi Party? How did Hölderlin’s voice and the voices of other, more ancient poets come to echo in philosophy? Words in Blood, Like Flowers is a classical expression of...(Read More)
 
 
Troubling Play
Troubling Play (October 2005)
Meaning and Entity in Plato's Parmenides
Kelsey Wood - Author

This new interpretation of Plato's Parmenides emphasizes its treatment of time and language—insights especially relevant for those working in the Continental tradition.

Troubling Pla
y is a new and illuminating interpretation of Plato's Parmenides—notoriously the most difficult of the dialogues. Showing that the Parmenides is an inquiry into time and the forms of language, author Kelsey ...(Read More)
 
 
Heidegger and Aristotle
Heidegger and Aristotle (August 2005)
The Twofoldness of Being
Walter A. Brogan - Author

Interprets Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy.

Walter A. Brogan’s long-awaited book exploring Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy places particular emphasis on the Physics, Metaphysics, Ethics, and Rhetoric. Controversial and challenging, Heidegger and Aristotle claims that it is Heidegger’s sustai...(Read More)
 
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