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Part of the encyclopedia of science and philosophy, "The Healing", this first volume represents arguably the most brilliant mind of late antiquity grappling with and rethinking the entire tradition of...
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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...
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius;...
Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it was...
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.
Thomas Aquinas; Timothy McDermott
St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) saw religion as part of the natural human propensity to worship. His ability to recognize the naturalness of this phenomenon and...
Michel Eyquem 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...
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...
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...
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...