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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

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

The Demands of ReasonAn Essay on Pyrrhonian Scepticism

The Demands of Reason: An Essay on Pyrrhonian Scepticism

Casey Perin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557905
eISBN:
9780191721366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557905.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism is one of the most important and influential texts in the history of Greek philosophy. This book examines those aspects of Pyrrhonian Scepticism as Sextus ... More

Disciplines in the MakingCross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The organization of higher education across the world is one of several factors that conspire to create the assumption that our own map of the intellectual disciplines is, broadly speaking, valid ... More

Gandhi and the StoicsModern Experiments on Ancient Values

Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi was a philosopher and understanding his philosophy helps with re-assessing the consistency of his positions and life. He was less influenced by the Stoics than by Socrates, Christ, Christian ... More

Levels of ArgumentA Comparative Study of Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Levels of Argument: A Comparative Study of Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Dominic Scott

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199249640
eISBN:
9780191799877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book compares the Republic and Nicomachean Ethics from a methodological perspective. The first half argues that the Republic distinguishes between two levels of argument in the defence of ... More

Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

James Wilberding and Christoph Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693719
eISBN:
9780191739019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693719.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Despite Platonism’s unquestioned claim to being one of the most influential movements in the history of philosophy, for a long time the conventional wisdom was that Platonists of late antiquity—or ... More

Plato’s Rivalry with MedicineA Struggle and Its Dissolution

Plato’s Rivalry with Medicine: A Struggle and Its Dissolution

Susan B. Levin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199919802
eISBN:
9780199378159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919802.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Scholars typically view Plato’s engagement with medicine as uniform and largely positive; this book shows, however, that his handling of medicine unfolds in several key phases and that he views it as ... More

Self-KnowledgeA History

Self-Knowledge: A History

Ursula Renz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190226411
eISBN:
9780190226442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226411.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The acquisition of self-knowledge is often described as one of the main goals of philosophical inquiry. At the same time, some sort of self-knowledge is often regarded as a necessary condition of our ... More

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