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Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become mainstream in analytic philosophy. Independently of this development, the progress of scholarship in ancient and medieval philosophy makes clear t...

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Les grandes figures de la philosophie

Des clés pour comprendre. La connaissance de l'histoire de la philosophie et des doctrines des grands philosophes, de Socrate à Sartre ou à Derrida, aide à la compréhension des concepts-clés et des grandes questions de la philosophie, requise aujourd'hui, non seulement dans les épreuves de dissertation du baccalauréat, mais aussi dans les épreuves de culture générale de nombreux concours. 53 fiches, des citations, des sujets de disse...

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 43

"The serial Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy (OSAP) is fairly regarded as the leading venue for publication in ancient philosophy. It is where one looks to find the state-of-the-art. That the serial, which presents itself more as an anthology than as a journal, has traditionally allowed space for lengthier studies, has tended only to add to its prestige; it is as if OSAP thus declares that, since it allows as much space as the me...

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Law: Metaphysics, Meaning, and Objectivity

Papers in philosophy of law by some of the younger cutting-edge contributors to the field. Two sets of issues of crucial current importance are taken up. The first part deals with issues of meaning and objectivity in the metaphysics of law. The second part is about rights theory. This volume will be required reading for anyone interested in philosophy of law, and also of use for those with broader interests in ethics, metaethics, and...

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

"The serial Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy (OSAP) is fairly regarded as the leading venue for publication in ancient philosophy. It is where one looks to find the state-of-the-art. That the serial, which presents itself more as an anthology than as a journal, has traditionally allowed space for lengthier studies, has tended only to add to its prestige; it is as if OSAP thus declares that, since it allows as much space as the me...

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Socrates: Greek Philosopher: World Cultures Through Time

Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who helped shape Greek beliefs. Readers will find out how Socrates's ideas and beliefs can still be found today in this captivating biography that features vivid images, easy to read text, a glossary, index, and table of contents. The stunning facts will have children enthralled as they learn about Socrates' influence on the world around him as well as ancient philosophy, Alexander the Great,...

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The Art of Living: The Stoics on the Nature and Function of Philosophy (BCPaperbacks)

These two sayings are attributed to Socrates: "Virtue is Knowledge" and "To Know the good is to do the good". Dr. Sellars view of knowledge as "techne" gives these sayings a Stoic interpretation. John Sellars' The art of Living is mostly about Stoicism, and even within the increasingly crowded offerings devoted to that particular philosophy of life it stands out as a very valuable contribution. But its broader appeal is that it reall...

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The Routledge Companion to Metaphysics

‘This monumental volume presents a lively, up-to-date and extremely rich panorama of the present state of metaphysical debate. The 53 fully cross-referenced contributions are both admirably clear and deeply illuminating. It is difficult to imagine anything more useful for a course in metaphysics. This is bound to become a reference work for all scholars and students interested in metaphysics.’ - Andrea Bottani, Bergamo University, It...