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Aristotle's EthicsWritings from the Complete Works

Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works

Aristotle

Jonathan Barnes and Anthony Kenny (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158464
eISBN:
9781400852369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158464.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally ... More

Aspects of Hobbes

Aspects of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247141
eISBN:
9780191597992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247145.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Presents a set of extended essays on a variety of aspects of the life and work of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). Some have previously been published as journal articles, etc., but ... More

Augustine's ConfessionsPhilosophy in Autobiography

Augustine's Confessions: Philosophy in Autobiography

William E. Mann (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199577552
eISBN:
9780191788871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions is a masterpiece of world literature. Written by Augustine at the height of his philosophical and rhetorical skills, the Confessions is at once autobiographical, ... More

Averroes' PhysicsA Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Ruth Glasner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567737
eISBN:
9780191721472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

For the first time Averroes' physics is studied on the basis of all available texts and versions of his three commentaries on Aristotle's Physics, including texts that are extant only in Hebrew ... More

The Banality of Heidegger

The Banality of Heidegger

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275922
eISBN:
9780823277056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275922.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Jean-Luc Nancy provides an analysis of the anti-Semitic aspects of Heidegger’s recently published Black Notebooks. Referring to Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil,” Nancy offers an ... More

Being, Humanity, and Understanding

Being, Humanity, and Understanding

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654727
eISBN:
9780191742088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654727.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book explores the variety of ideas and assumptions that humans have entertained concerning three main topics, first being, or what there is, secondly humanity – what makes a human being a human ... More

Berkeley: An Interpretation

Berkeley: An Interpretation

Kenneth P. Winkler

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235095
eISBN:
9780191598685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235097.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an interpretation of Berkeley's immaterialism or ‘idealism’: an exposition of his arguments, an assessment of their significance, and an explanation (inevitably partial) of their content ... More

Berkeley's Argument for Idealism

Berkeley's Argument for Idealism

Samuel C. Rickless

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669424
eISBN:
9780191748776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669424.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) and Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous (1713), George Berkeley argues for the astonishing view that physical objects (such ... More

Beyond SelflessnessReading Nietzsche's <i>Genealogy</i>

Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's &lt;i&gt;Genealogy&lt;/i&gt;

Christopher Janaway

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents a full commentary on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality and combines close reading of key passages with an overview of Nietzsche's wider aims. It argues that Nietzsche's ... More

The Birth of HedonismThe Cyrenaic Philosophers and Pleasure as a Way of Life

The Birth of Hedonism: The Cyrenaic Philosophers and Pleasure as a Way of Life

Kurt Lampe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161136
eISBN:
9781400852499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161136.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

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 ... More

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