Justice and Generosity
Studies in Hellenistic Social and Political Philosophy - Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium Hellenisticum
Normal Price: $160.00
Your Price: $144.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $16.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Justice and Generosity by Andre Laks
Book DescriptionHegel's often-echoed verdict on the apolitical character of philosophy in the Hellenistic age is challenged in this collection of essays, originally presented at the sixth meeting of the Symposium Hellenisticum. An international team of leading scholars reveals a vigorous intellectual scene of great diversity: analyses of political leadership and the Roman constitution in Aristotelian terms; Cynic repudiation of the polis - but accommodation with its rulers; Stoic and Epicurean theories of justice as the foundation of society; Cicero's moral critique of the traditional political pursuit of glory. The volume as a whole offers a comprehensive guide to the main currents of social and political philosophy in a period of increasing interest to classicists, philosophers and cultural and intellectual historians.
Buy Justice and Generosity book by Andre Laks from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521452939
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andre Laks
Aristotle's Metaphysics Beta, Hardback (May 2009)
Nine leading scholars of ancient philosophy offer a systematic study of Book Beta of Aristotle's Metaphysics. They work through the series of problems which Aristotle presents, discussing such topics as causation, substance, constitution, properties, predicates, and generally the ontology of both the perishable and the imperishable world.
Justice and Generosity, Paperback (September 2007)
Hegel's verdict on the apolitical character of philosophy in the Hellenistic age is challenged in these essays, originally presented at the sixth meeting of the Symposium Hellenisticum.
Studies on the Derveni Papyrus, Hardback (April 1997)
The Derveni Papyrus was discovered earlier this century and is the oldest literary papyrus ever found. This study includes a full translation of the text, a range of articles by leading European and American classicists, and a complete bibliography.
Early Greek Philosophy, Volume VI, Hardback» View all books by Andre Laks
Volume VI of the nine-volume Loeb edition of Early Greek Philosophy includes the later Ionian and Athenian thinkers Anaxagoras, Archelaus, and Diogenes of Apollonia, along with chapters on early Greek medicine and the Derveni Papyrus.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Justice and Generosity book by Andre Laks and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.