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401 Jaspers, Karl; Hannah Arendt (Ed. ) PLATO AND AUGUSTINE [From the Great Philosophers, Volume I]
Harcourt, Brace & Company 1962 Softcover Very Good 
Old price deleted from front wrap. Some rubbing to wraps. ; 126 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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402 Jebb, Sir Richard Claverhouse & John Edwin Sandys (Rev. & Ed. ) THE RHETORIC OF ARISTOTLE. A TRANSLATION Edited with an Introduction and with Supplementary Notes
Cambridge At the University Press 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and traces of removed pocket to inner cover. Front hinge weakening and starting to crack. ; Xxviii, 207 pp ; Vol. 1; 207 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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403 John (Ioannes) Philoponus; Hugo Rabe (Ed. ) IOANNES PHILOPONUS [JOHN PHILOPONUS]: DE AETERNITATE MUNDI Contra Proclum. Edidit Hugo Rabe.
B. G. Teubner 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate to front inner cover. Two institutional bookstamps (Bibliotheca Puseiana Oxon). No other markings. Spine and top of textblock are a little darkened. ; Text in Ancient Greek; Apparatus in Latin. Xiv, 699 pp ; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.6 Inches; 699 pages 
Price: 115.00 USD
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404 Johnson, W. R. LUCRETIUS AND THE MODERN WORLD
Duckworth 2000 0715628828 / 9780715628829 Paperback Very Good 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Minor creasing to wraps. ; Lucretius' "On the Nature of Things", one of the glories of Latin literature, provides a vivid poetic exposition of the doctrines of the Greek atomist, Epicurus. The poem played a crucial role in the reinvention of science in the seventeenth century, its influence on the French Enlightenment was powerful and pervasive, and it became a major battlefield in the wars of religion with science in nineteenth-century England. But in the twentieth century, despite its vital contributions to modern thought and civilisation, it has been largely neglected by common readers and scientists alike. This book offers an extensive description of the poem, with special emphasis on its cheerful version of materialism and on its attempt to devise an ethical system that suits such a universe. It surveys major relevant texts form the eighteenth and ninetheenth centuries (Dryden, Diderot, Voltaire, Tennyson, Santayana) and speculates on why Lucretius and the ancient scientific tradition he championed has become marginalised in the twentieth century. It closes with a discussion of what value the poem has for students of science and technology in the new century: what advice it has to offer us about how to go about reinventing our machines and our morality. ; Classical Inter/Faces; 128 pages 
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405 Joly, Robert LE TABLEAU DE CÉBÈS ET LA PHILOSOPHIE RELIGIEUSE
Latomus 1963 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very light shelfwear. Else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 61; 91 pages 
Price: 72.00 USD
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406 Jowett, B. & Campbell, Lewis, (Eds). PLATO'S REPUBLIC. THE GREEK TEXT. EDITED WITH NOTES AND ESSAYS Vol. II: Essays
NY Arno Press 1973 0405048467 / 9780405048463 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Front hinge slightly strained. ; Reprint of the 1894 Oxford ed. xxxiv, 356pp.; Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle. Volume 2 Only; Vol. 2; 356 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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407 Jowett, Benjamin THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO [5 VOLUMES] Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions. Vol. I, II, III, IV, V
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1875 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
All volumes have chipping and tears to spine ends with small piece missing to V4. Edgeworn corners. Heavy Bumping to top corners of vol 2. Inner hinges starting and cracked- separation from textblock to some volumes. Foxing to textblocks and to endpapers- light foxing to text. Internally clean. Former owner's name in ink to ffeps. Good overall set. Still quite solid. ; 5 Volume Set COMPLETE; Vol. 2020-01-05; Set of 5 volumes with brown covers and gold lettering. Extra postage charges may apply. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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408 Jowett, Benjamin THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO [5 VOLUMES] Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions. Vol. I, II, III, IV, V
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1924 Third Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
All volumes have chipping and tears to spine ends. A few corners of V1 and 3 are bumped with light edgewear. Foxing to textblocks and to endpapers- light foxing to text. Spines sunned and discolored. Small tear to joint of spine cover of V3. Tear to joint of V1. Light dampstaining to boards of V5. Front inner hinge of V5 cracked but holding. Good to VG- overall set. Still solid. ; 5 Volume Set COMPLETE; Vol. 2020-01-05; Set of 5 volumes with dark red boards and gilt lettering. Extra postage charges may apply. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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409 Jowett, Benjamin THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO. VOLUME 1 Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions. Volume I.
Oxford Clarendon Press 1964 Fourth Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Small stain to spine. Some rubbing to boards. Some pencil and pen underlining and marginalia to a few pages. Front inner hinge cracked but holding. ; Volume 1 Only. ; Vol. 1; 696 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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410 Jowett, Benjamin THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO. VOLUME 3 Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions. Volume III.
Oxford Clarendon Press 1964 Fourth Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Small stain to spine. Light rubbing to boards. Light pencil underlining and marginalia to a few pages. Front inner hinge cracked but holding. ; Volume 3 Only; Vol. 3; 804 pages 
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411 Jowett, Benjamin THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO. VOLUME 4 Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions. Volume IV.
Oxford Clarendon Press 1964 Fourth Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Light foxing. Some rubbing to boards. ; Volume 4 Only. ; Vol. 4; 657 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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412 Judson, L., ed. ARISTOTLE'S PHYSICS A Collection of Essays
Oxford Clarendon Press 1992 019824844x / 9780198248446 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
From the library of Julius Moravcsik, one of the contributors. Some ink notes and marginalia in his essay and a few others, front pastedown and flyleaf smudged, else VG. A bit of creasing to DJ. ; Ix, 286pp. Essays by: Robert Bolton, Julius M. Moravcsik, Cynthia A. Freeland, Lindsay Judson, David Charles, William Charlton, Michael Inwood, David Bostock, Edward Hussey & Mary Louise Gill. ; 286 pages 
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413 Judson, L., ed. ARISTOTLE'S PHYSICS A Collection of Essays
Oxford Oxford Clarendon Press 1992 019824844x / 9780198248446 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
From the library of Julius Moravcsik, one of the contributors, with some ink notes and marginalia, else VG. Minor rubbing to DJ. ; Ix, 286pp. Essays by: Robert Bolton, Julius M. Moravcsik, Cynthia A. Freeland, Lindsay Judson, David Charles, William Charlton, Michael Inwood, David Bostock, Edward Hussey & Mary Louise Gill. ; 286 pages 
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414 Judson, Lindsay (Ed. ) ARISTOTLE'S PHYSICS A Collection of Essays
Oxford University Press 1991 019824844X / 9780198248446 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ has very minor shelfwear else fine. ; Inscription on ffep: "To John, with best wishes, Lindsay" . Essays by: Robert Bolton, Julius M. Moravcsik, Cynthia A. Freeland, Lindsay Judson, David Charles, William Charlton, Michael Inwood, David Bostock, Edward Hussey & Mary Louise Gill. ; 304 pages; The Physics is one of Aristotle's masterpieces--a work of extraordinary intellectual power which has had a profound influence on the development of metaphysics and the philosophy of science, as well as on the development of physics itself. This collection of ten new essays by leading Aristotelian scholars examines a wide range of issues in the Physics and related works, including method, causation and explanation, chance, teleology, the infinite, the nature of time, the critique of atomism, the role of mathematics in Aristotle's physics, and the concept of self-motion. The essays offer fresh approaches to Aristotle's work in these areas, and important new interpretations of his thought.; Signed by Editor 
Price: 90.00 USD
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415 Julia Annas & Michael Woods (Eds. ) OXFORD STUDIES IN ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY Volume IV 1986: a Festschrift for J. L. Ackrill
Oxford Clarendon Press 1986 0198249489 / 9780198249481 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear. ; Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy; Vol. 4; 288 pages; The fourth volume of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy presents essays in honor of Professor John Ackrill on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Contributors include David Wiggins, Colin Strang, Julius Moravcsik, Lesley Brown, Gail Fine, Julia Annas, David Charles, Michael Woods, Christopher Kirwan, Bernard Williams, Jonathan Barnes, and Richard Sorabji. 
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416 Juvenal; Ulrich Knoche (Ed) D. IUNIUS JUVENALIS [JUVENAL]: SATURAE Mit Kritischem Apparat
Max Hueber Verlag 1950 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Wraps are browned with some creasing to corners. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Latin and German edition. Xxxii, 161 pp ; Das Wort Der Antike. Band II; 161 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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417 Kafka, Gustav ARISTOTELES
Verlag Ernst Reinhardt 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Faint tanning to pages. Former owner's name on ffep. Light foxing to boards. ; Geschichte Der Philosophie in Einzeldarstellungen. Abt. II: Die Philosophie Des Abendlandes Im Altertum, Band 8; 203 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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418 Kal, Victor ON INTUITION AND DISCURSIVE REASONING IN ARISTOTLE
E. J. Brill 1988 9004083081 / 9789004083080 Softcover Very Good 
Foxing to top of textblock. Top corner bumped with creasing to front wrap. Minor rubbing to wraps. ; Philosophia Antiqua 46; 196 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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419 Kal, Victor OVER INTUÏTIE EN DISCURSIVITEIT BIJ ARISTOTELES
VU Uitgeverij 1984 9062564143 / 9789062564149 Softcover Very Good 
Spine sunned with 1 crease. Neat minor underlining to about 5 pages in pen. ; 240 pages 
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420 Kaldenbach, Gisela DIE KOSMOLOGIE DES JOHANNES SCOTTUS ERIUGENA Versuch Einer Interpretation Seines Philosophischen Hauptwerkes : De Divisione Naturae Libri V, Unter Kosmologischen Grundaspekt
1963 Softcover Very Good 
Numbers stamped to lower corner of front wrap with mild creasing. ; Inaugural - Dissertation; 73 pages 
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421 Keaney, John J. THE COMPOSITION OF ARISTOTLE'S ATHENAION POLITEIA Observation and Explanation
Oxford University Press 1992 0195070321 / 9780195070323 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has light shelfwear. ; Xii, 191pp. Discovered one hundred years ago, Aristotle's Athenaion Politeia is invaluable to contemporary understanding of Athenian democracy. As a historical record, however, it has been found to be so unreliable that some have questioned its true authorship, and it has remained largely ignored by those studying philosophy and literature. Keaney uses a literary approach to reassert Aristotle's authorship and to present the Athenaion Politeia as a document that defies the constraints of any particular genre--probably never intended to be a piece of historical writing. He goes beyond the traditional approach of historical analysis to consider the work as characteristic of a new and innovative genre created by Aristotle, that of empirically-based cultural history. ; 191 pages 
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422 Keaney, John J. THE COMPOSITION OF ARISTOTLE'S ATHENAION POLITEIA Observation and Explanation
Oxford University Press 1992 0195070321 / 9780195070323 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ protected in mylar. ; Xii, 191pp. Discovered one hundred years ago, Aristotle's Athenaion Politeia is invaluable to contemporary understanding of Athenian democracy. As a historical record, however, it has been found to be so unreliable that some have questioned its true authorship, and it has remained largely ignored by those studying philosophy and literature. Keaney uses a literary approach to reassert Aristotle's authorship and to present the Athenaion Politeia as a document that defies the constraints of any particular genre--probably never intended to be a piece of historical writing. He goes beyond the traditional approach of historical analysis to consider the work as characteristic of a new and innovative genre created by Aristotle, that of empirically-based cultural history. ; 191 pages 
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423 Kechagia, Eleni PLUTARCH AGAINST COLOTES A Lesson in History of Philosophy
Oxford University Press 2011 0199597235 / 9780199597239 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Oxford Classical Monographs; 384 pages; Plutarch of Chaeroneia's philosophical work remained largely in the shadow of his celebrated Lives, partly because it was often dubbed 'popular philosophy', and partly because it was thought to be lacking in originality. The tides are, fortunately, changing and current scholarship is showing a growing appreciation of Plutarch's philosophical work. This book contributes to the 'rehabilitation' of Plutarch as a philosopher by focusing on an important aspect of his philosophical self: his work as a teacher, interpreter, and, eventually, historian of philosophy. Eleni Kechagia offers a critical analysis of Plutarch's anti-Epicurean treatise Against Colotes - a unique text that is both rich in philosophical material and has been widely used as a source for ancient Greek philosophy, but which has yet to be studied in its own right. Combining a historical approach with structural analysis and close reading of selected sections of the text, this book demonstrates that Plutarch engaged with the philosophy of his past in a creative way. By refuting Colotes' Epicurean arguments against the main Greek philosophers up to the Hellenistic era, Plutarch gives an insightful critical assessment of the philosophy of his past and teaches his readers how to go about living and reading philosophy. The volume concludes that Plutarch emerges as a respected critic whose 'reviews' of the past philosophical theories are an essential companion when trying to piece together the puzzle of ancient Greek philosophy. 
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424 Kelly, Eugene (Ed. ) NEW ESSAYS ON SOCRATES
University Press of America 1984 0819142506 / 9780819142504 Softcover Very Good 
Foxing to textblock. ; 203 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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425 Kenny, Anthony THE ARISTOTELIAN ETHICS A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nichomachean Ethics of Aristotle.
Oxford University Press 1978 0198245548 / 9780198245544 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Former scholar's name on ffep (David Furley) else book is Fine.. Includes review of book (offprint) by John M. Cooper. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. DJ has edgewear with a few small chips along bottom edge. DJ spine is slightly discolored. ; Argues that the disputed books belong to the Eudemian Ethics and that this has as great a claim as the Nicomachean to be Aristotle's mature ethical system. ; 262 pages 
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426 Kerenyi, Karl GEISTIGER WEG EUROPAS Fünf Vorträge Über Freud, Jung, Heidegger, Thomas Mann, Hofmannsthal, Rilke, Homer Und Hölderlin
Rhein-Verlag 1955 Perfect Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Faint rubbing and light scratches to wraps. Pages tanned. Light pencil to a few pages. ; Albae Vigiliae Neue Folge, Heft XVI; 106 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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427 Kerferd, G. B. THE SOPHISTIC MOVEMENT
Cambridge University Press 1981 0521239362 / 9780521239363 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Faint foxing to top of textblock. ; 184 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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428 Kersting, Wolfgang PLATONS STAAT
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1999 3534133412 / 9783534133413 Softcover Fine 
Former owner's name in pencil on ffep. ; German commentary on the Republic of Plato; Werkinterpretationen; 341 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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429 Kirwan, Christopher ARISTOTLE'S METAPHYSICS Books G, D, E. Translated with Notes
Oxford University Press 1971 0198720289 / 9780198720287 Softcover Very Good 
Spine sunned, discolored and creased. Minor edgewear to wraps. ; Does not contain Greek Text. ; Clarendon Aristotle Series; 206 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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430 Klotz, Frieda & Katerina Oikonomopoulou (Eds. ) THE PHILOSOPHER'S BANQUET Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire
Oxford University Press 2011 0199588953 / 9780199588954 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
Upper corners bumped else fine. ; 288 pages; The Philosopher's Banquet is the first sustained study of Plutarch's Table Talk, a Greek prose text which is a combination of philosophical dialogue (in the style of Plato's Symposium) and miscellany. The form of Table Talk was imitated by several later Greek and Roman imperial authors (such as Aulus Gellius, Athenaeus, and Macrobius) , making it a vital part of the early Roman Empire's literary and cultural history. Similarly, the great variety of its contents links it with a broader imperial cultural trend, that of systematizing knowledge, which features increasingly prominently as a subject of scholarly study in both classics and the history of science. The contributors to The Philosopher's Banquet offer a range of methodologically innovative and sophisticated readings of Table Talk's literary form, themes, cultural background, and influence. 
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431 Knox, Howard V. THE PHILOSOPHY OF WILLIAM JAMES
Dodge Publishing Company 1914 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Spine sunned and a bit spotted. Else minor shelfwear. ; 112 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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432 Kobusch, Theo & Burkhard Mojsisch (Hrsg) PLATON Seine Dialoge in Der Sicht Neuer Forschungen
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1996 3534126327 / 9783534126323 Softcover Very Good+ 
Light bump to base of spine. Small stain to fore-edge of textblock. Scholar's name to ffep (M. F. Fresco; 307 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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433 Kohler, Theodor W. HOMO ANIMAL NOBILISSIMUM Konturen Des Spezifisch Menschlichen in Der Naturphilosophischen Aristoteleskommentierung Des Dreizehnten Jahrhunderts, Teilband 1
Brill Academic Publishers 2008 9004162895 / 9789004162891 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Unwrapped in Plastic. ; In German; Studien Und Texte Zur Geistesgeschichte Des Mittelalters; 2.46 x 9.62 x 6.66 Inches; 986 pages; This monograph deals with the philosophical approach of thirteenth-century masters to concrete, practical manifestations of 'quantum ad naturalia' in human lives in their commentaries on Aristotle’s works on natural philosophy, both his genuine works and those then considered genuine. It inquires into what they deemed worthy of philosophical debate regarding this topic and how they tackled it. The first of the two volumes describes the cultural surroundings, the scholars’ way of approaching the topic, and their discourses on the peculiarity (singularity, unity, consistency) of humankind and on its internal differentiation according to gender, stage of life, social stratification, and differences due to ethnic status or geographic (climatic) diversity. This is the first comprehensive source-based study of the subject; it draws heavily on unedited texts. 
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434 Konstan, David SOME ASPECTS OF EPICUREAN PSYCHOLOGY
E. J. Brill 1973 9004036539 / 9789004036536 Softcover Good+ 
Scholar's blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). 2 tears to wraps (2 cm at head of spine & 5 cm to front wrap). Else VG. ; Philosophia Antiqua XXV; 82 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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435 Kouremenos, Theokritos HEAVENLY STUFF The Constitution of the Celestial Objects and the Theory of Homocentric Spheres in Aristotle's Cosmology
Franz Steiner Verlag 2010 3515097333 / 9783515097338 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Palingenesia 96; 150 pages; This book offers a reappraisal of basic aspects of Aristotelian cosmology. Aristotle believed that all celestial objects consisted of the same substance that pervade the heavens, a stuff unlike those found near the center of the cosmos that compose us and everything in our immediate surroundings. Kouremenos argues that, contrary to the received view, Aristotle originally introduced this heavenly stuff as the matter of the stars alone, the remotest celestial objects from the Earth, and as filler of the outermost part of the heavens, forming a diurnally rotating spherical shell whose fixed parts are the stars, the crust of the cosmos which has the Earth at its center. The author also argues that, contrary to another common view, at no point in the development of his cosmological thought did Aristotle believe the heavens to be structured according to the theory of homocentric spheres developed by his older contemporary Eudoxus of Cnidus, in which the other celestial objects, the five planets known in antiquity, the Sun and the Moon, were hypothesized to move uniformly in circles, as if they were fixed stars. 
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436 Kraut, Richard (Ed. ) THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO PLATO
Cambridge University Press 1993 0521436109 / 9780521436106 Paperback Very Good 
Foxing to textblock. Minor shelfwear. ; Cambridge Companions to Philosophy; 578 pages; Plato stands as the fount of our philosophical tradition, being the first Western thinker to produce a body of writing that touches upon a wide range of topics still discussed by philosophers today. In a sense he invented philosophy as a distinct subject, for although many of these topics were discussed by his intellectual predecessors and contemporaries, he was the first to bring them together by giving them a unitary treatment. This volume contains fourteen new essays discussing Plato's views about knowledge, reality, mathematics, politics, ethics, love, poetry, and religion. There are also analyses of the intellectual and social background of his thought, the development of his philosophy throughout his career, the range of alternative approaches to his work, and the stylometry of his writing. 
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437 Kribbe, Pamela R. POSTMODERN ARISTOTELIAN REALISM The Possibility of a Second Naïveté
1997 9090108831 / 9789090108834 Softcover Very Good+ 
Minor shelfwear. Spine sunned and discolored. ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) ; 252 pages 
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438 Kronenberg, Leah ALLEGORIES OF FARMING FROM GREECE AND ROME Philosophical Satire in Xenophon, Varro, and Virgil
Cambridge University Press 2009 0521517265 / 9780521517263 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light bumping to bottom corners else Fine. ; 236 pages; In this book Professor Kronenberg shows that Xenophon's Oeconomicus, Varro's De Re Rustica and Virgil's Georgics are not simply works on farming but belong to a tradition of philosophical satire which uses allegory and irony to question the meaning of morality. These works metaphorically connect farming and its related arts to political life; but instead of presenting farming in its traditional guise as a positive symbol, they use it to model the deficiencies of the active life, which in turn is juxtaposed to a preferred contemplative way of life. Although these three texts are not usually treated together, this book convincingly connects them with an original and provocative interpretation of their allegorical use of farming. It also fills an important gap in our understanding of the literary influences on the Georgics by showing that it is shaped not just by its poetic predecessors but by philosophical dialogue. 
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439 Kuilman, Menso Cornelis Dirk GEDACHTEN OVER GELUK EN ADEL BIJ PLATOON
Dorsman & Odé 1949 Softcover Good+ 
Wraps are browned with minor creasing. Foxing to front wrap. Pages tanned and browned. ; In dutch. ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) ; 90 pages 
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440 Kuipers, Augustinus MODEL EN INZICHT Een Confrontatie Van De Wetenschapsleer Van Aristoteles Met De Feitelijke Verklaringsprodedure in Klassieke En Moderne Fysica
Van Gorcum & Comp. 1959 Softcover Very Good 
Minor shelfwear. Light rubbing to edges of wraps with a bit of colour loss. ; 199 pages 
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441 Kuisma, Oiva PROCLUS' DEFENCE OF HOMER
Societas Scientiarum Fennica 1996 9516532861 / 9789516532861 Softcover Fine 
Subject of this study is Proclus and the defence of Homeric poetry. Proclus' ideas on mythology, symbolism and principles of interpretation will be clarified more particularly as integral parts of his defence of Homer. ; Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 109; 157 pages 
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442 Kullmann, Wolfgang NATURGESETZ IN DER VORSTELLUNG DER ANTIKE, BESONDERS DER STOA Eine Begriffsuntersuchung
Franz Steiner Verlag 2010 3515096337 / 9783515096331 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Philosophie Der Antike (Pha) Band 30; 189 pages; English summary: The focus by individual ancient (or modern) authors in various fields (law, philosophy, science, theology, literature) on how to use the concept of natural law led to biases that this volume wants to help overcome through a preview of the 'historical depth' of the concept. Its particular charm lies in the fact that its two components (Nature and Law) stand in strong tension with each other, which to the present day does not appear to be fully resolved. While in the classical Greek philosophy of Plato and Aristotle the world is not reduced to an intentional act of creation, the introduction of the concept of natural law by the Stoics and its absorption by Christian writers develops the idea of a divine order underlying natural order. Its challenge by modern science has led to an unresolved uncertainty about ethical and social standards. German text. German description: Die Fokussierung auf die Verwendungsweise des Begriffs des Naturgesetzes bei einzelnen antiken (oder modernen) Autoren auf den unterschiedlichsten Gebieten (Jurisprudenz, Philosophie, Naturwissenschaft, Theologie, Literatur) fuhrte zu Einseitigkeiten, die dieser Band durch einen Ausblick auf die ehistorische Tiefe' des Begriffs uberwinden hilft. Sein besonderer Reiz liegt darin, dass seine beiden Bestandteile (Natur und Gesetz) in einer starken Spannung zueinander stehen, die bis auf den heutigen Tag nicht voll aufgelost erscheint. Wahrend in der klassischen griechischen Philosophie bei Platon und Aristoteles die Welt nicht auf einen intentionalen Schopfungsakt zuruckgefuhrt wird, entwickelt sich mit der Einfuhrung des Begriffs des Naturgesetzes durch die Stoiker und dessen Ubernahme durch christliche Autoren die Vorstellung einer gottlichem Befehl unterliegenden Naturordnung. Deren Infragestellung durch die moderne Naturwissenschaft hat zu einer nicht aufgelosten Unsicherheit uber ethische und gesellschaftliche Massstabe gefuhrt. 
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443 Kullmann, Wolfgang PHILOSOPHIE UND WISSENSCHAFT IN DER ANTIKE Kleine Schriften Zu Ihrer Geschichte Und Ihrer Bedeutung Für Die Gegenwart
Franz Steiner Verlag 2010 3515082093 / 9783515082099 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Philosophie Der Antike (PhA) Band 20; 363 pages; From the Contents: Vorsokratiker: Zur Nachwirkung des homo-mensura-Satzes des Protagoras bei Demokrit und Epikur - Euripides' Verhaltnis zur Philosophie seiner Zeit Platon: Hintergrunde und Motive der platonischen Schriftkritik - Platons Schriftkritik Aristoteles: Aristote et le loisir - Aristoteles' Staatslehre aus heutiger Sicht (1983) - Kommunikation und Rhetorik bei Aristoteles - Die theoretische Lebensform bei Aristoteles und die moderne Universitat - Die Bedeutung des Aristoteles fur die Naturwissenschaft Hellenistisch-romische Philosophie und Wissenschaft: Zu den historischen Voraussetzungen der Beweismethoden des Lukrez - Zu Senecas Vorstellungen von der Naturgesetzlichkeit in den Naturales Quaestiones - Zoologische Sammelwerke in der Antike Ubergreifende Themen: Die antiken Philosophen und das Lachen - Konstanten und Varianten antiker Zeitauffassung. Eine Skizze - Die Zukunft der Antike. Bemerkungen eines Grazisten (1983) Nachrufe und Wurdigungen: Gundert - Kakridis - Abel - Wolfgang Schadewaldt und Homer - Karl Buchner, Interpret des Romischen Bibliographie - Register - Schriftenverzeichnis Wolfgang Kullmann. 
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444 Kutsch, Wilhelm & Stanley Marrow ALFARABI'S COMMENTARY OF ARISTOTLE'S PERI EPMENEIAS (DE INTERPRETATIONE) Edited with an Introduction
Imprimerie Catholique 1971 Softcover Good 
Spine browned. Tears and chipping to wraps with a bit of loss. Some pages corner creased. ; The Arabic text here presented is of importance for an adequate understanding of Alfarabi's thought and his technical terminology and for a better appreciation between Greek and Arabic philosophy. The grasp of the real significance of Greek terms in their Arabic context is indispensable for the study of the "Second Teacher's" subsequent commentaries on the Stagirite. Arabic Text. ; Recherches De L'Institut De Lettres Orientales De Beyrouth Tome XIII; 263 pages 
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445 Kyrkos, Basileios A DIE DICHTUNG ALS WISSENSPROBLEM BEI ARISTOTELES
Gesellschaft Für Thessalische Forschungen 1972 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light browning to spine with mild creasing along edges of wraps. ; 191 pages 
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446 Labriola, Antonio & Luigi Dal Pane (A Cura Di) LA DOTTRINA DI SOCRATE Secondo Senofonte, Platone Ed Aristotele (1871)
Milan Feltrinelli Editore 1961 Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
Text browning, not brittle. With the ownership name of Giuliano Bonfante in pencil. Upper corners, top of spine and top edge of rear board bumped. DJ spine is browned and reversed is waterstained. DJ has tears, chipping with a few small pieces missing. ; 294pp. ; Istituto Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. Antonio Labriola Opere a Cura Di Luigi Dal Pane II; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 294 pages 
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447 Laird, Raymond MINDSET, MORAL CHOICE AND SIN IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
St Pauls Publications 2012 0980642833 / 9780980642834 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bump to upper corner of book with faint crease through pages. Else book is fine. ; Sinners by nature or sinners by choice are the traditional positions of Western and (Near) Eastern branches of the Church. John Chrysostom, an early fifth century Bishop of Constantinople, took the latter position. Having gained a basic anthropology from his training in the Greek paideia, he understood the mindset to be the centre of responsibility of the person. Then the person with a renewed mindset sets about shaping it to be conformed to the image of Christ. ; Early Christian Studies 15; 295 pages 
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448 Lampe, Kurt THE BIRTH OF HEDONISM The Cyrenaic Philosophers and Pleasure As a Way of Life
Princeton University Press 2014 0691161135 / 9780691161136 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
According to Xenophon, Socrates tried to persuade his associate Aristippus to moderate his excessive indulgence in wine, women, and food, arguing that only hard work can bring happiness. Aristippus wasn't convinced. Instead, he and his followers espoused the most radical form of hedonism in ancient Western philosophy. Before the rise of the better known but comparatively ascetic Epicureans, the Cyrenaics pursued a way of life in which moments of pleasure, particularly bodily pleasure, held the highest value. In The Birth of Hedonism, Kurt Lampe provides the most comprehensive account in any language of Cyrenaic ideas and behavior, revolutionizing the understanding of this neglected but important school of philosophy. The Birth of Hedonism thoroughly and sympathetically reconstructs the doctrines and practices of the Cyrenaics, who were active between the fourth and third centuries BCE. The book examines not only Aristippus and the mainstream Cyrenaics, but also Hegesias, Anniceris, and Theodorus. Contrary to recent scholarship, the book shows that the Cyrenaics, despite giving primary value to discrete pleasurable experiences, accepted the dominant Greek philosophical belief that life-long happiness and the virtues that sustain it are the principal concerns of ethics. The book also offers the first in-depth effort to understand Theodorus's atheism and Hegesias's pessimism, both of which are extremely unusual in ancient Greek philosophy and which raise the interesting question of hedonism's relationship to pessimism and atheism. Finally, the book explores the "new Cyrenaicism" of the nineteenth-century writer and classicist Walter Pater, who drew out the enduring philosophical interest of Cyrenaic hedonism more than any other modern thinker. ; 304 pages 
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449 Lana, Italo I PROGIMNASMI DI ELIO TEONE Volume Primo [I]: La Storia Del Testo
Università Di Torino, Facoltà Di Lettere E Filosofia, Fondazione Parini-Chirio 1959 Softcover Good 
Water-staining to parts of wraps and spine. Wraps are yellowed. Tears to top of spine backstrip. Faint creasing to upper corner of last few pages. Light pencil to some pages. ; Vol. 1; 174 pages 
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450 Lear, Jonathan ARISTOTLE: THE DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND
Cambridge University Press 1988 0521345235 / 9780521345231 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. ; 0.79 x 8.9 x 5.98 Inches; 352 pages; This is a philosophical introduction to Aristotle, and Professor Lear starts where Aristotle himself started. He introduces us to the essence of Aristotle's philosophy and guides us through all the central Aristotelian texts--selected from the Physics, Metaphysics, Ethics, Politics and the biological and logical works. The book is written in a direct, lucid style that engages the reader with the themes in an active and participatory manner. It will prove a stimulating introduction for all students of Greek philosophy and for a wide range of others interested in Aristotle as a giant figure in Western intellectual history. 
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