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This is the first critical edition of Epistles 15-21 of the Brethren of Purity, which explore the natural sciences and correspond to Aristotle's great works on philosophy of nature. Carla...
Aquinas (1224-74) lived at a time when the Christian West was opening up to a wealth of Greek and Islamic philosophical speculation. This book examines this extraordinary man - whose...
The influence of The Prince has reached far beyond the world of politics, with business and management gurus applying Machiavelli's ideas to corporate strategy: what was true for princes then...
Cary J. Nederman
Machiavelli was infamous for his support of brutality and repression as valid political instruments. This book highlights the complexities in his thought, highlighting that he advocated democracy as much as...
Niccolo Machiavelli (1459-1527) is one of the influential modern political thinkers. This work shows that Machiavaelli taught instead the best way to attain glory through political action and that his...
Sir Anthony Kenny presents a fascinating and authoritative new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work...
Thomas More; Dominic Baker-Smith
Offers a traveller's account of a newly-discovered island (Utopia) where the inhabitants enjoy a social order based on natural reason and justice, and human fulfillment is open to all.
Michel de Montaigne
Contains all of author's idiosyncratic and writings on subjects as varied as the virtues of solitude, the power of the imagination, the pleasures of reading, the importance of sleep and...
One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of Western thought, St Thomas Aquinas established the foundations for much of modern philosophy of religion, and is famous...
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius;...
Boethius composed the De Consolatione Philosophiae in the sixth century AD whilst awaiting death under torture, condemned on a charge of treason which he protested was...
In the autumn of 1502 three giants of the Renaissance period - Cesare Borgia, Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli - set out on one of the treacherous military campaigns...
Thomas Aquinas; Ralph McInerny; Ralph...
Presents reflections on Christianity that forges a synthesis of ancient philosophy and medieval theology. This title contains influential statements of fundamental Christian doctrine, as well as observations on topics such...
Francis Bacon; Brian Vickers
This authoritative edition was first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It includes The Advancement of Learning, the Essays, and New Atlantis...
Anselm; Brian Davies; G. R. Evans
'For I do not seek to understand so that I may believe; but I believe so that I may understand. For I believe this also, that unless I believe...