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            Republic
             

            Republic (Paperback)

            By Plato

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            ISBN 9780008480103
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
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            Republic
             

            Republic (Paperback)

            By Plato

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            Republic
              

            Republic (Paperback, New edition)

            By Plato; Translated by Davies, John Llewelyn; Vaughan, David James; Introduction by Watt, Stephen; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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            The Republic deals with almost the whole range of Plato's thought, but is particularly concerned with what makes a well-balanced society and individual. It combines argument with myth to advocate a life organized by reason rather than dominated by leisures and appetites.

            ISBN 9781853264832
            Released NZ 7 May 1996
            Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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            Series Wordsworth Classics of World Literature
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            How to Keep an Open Mind: An Ancient Guide to Thinking Like a Skeptic

            How to Keep an Open Mind: An Ancient Guide to Thinking Like a Skeptic (Hardback)

            By Empiricus, Sextus; Translated with commentary by Bett, Richard

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            How ancient skepticism can help you attain tranquility by learning to suspend judgment Along with Stoicism and Epicureanism, Skepticism is one of the three major schools of ancient Greek philosophy that claim to offer a way of living as well as thinking. How to Keep an Open Mind ...provides an unmatched introduction to skepticism by presenting a fresh, modern translation of key passages from the writings of Sextus Empiricus, the only Greek skeptic whose works have survived. While content in daily life to go along with things as they appear to be, Sextus advocated-and provided a set of techniques to achieve-a radical suspension of judgment about the way things really are, believing that such nonjudging can be useful for challenging the unfounded dogmatism of others and may help one achieve a state of calm and tranquility. In an introduction, Richard Bett makes the case that the most important lesson we can draw from Sextus's brand of skepticism today may be an ability to see what can be said on the other side of any issue, leading to a greater open-mindedness. Complete with the original Greek on facing pages, How to Keep an Open Mind offers a compelling antidote to the closed-minded dogmatism of today's polarized world.
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            ISBN 9780691206042
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2021
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
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            Meditations

            Meditations (Paperback)

            By Aurelius, Marcus

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            Features the spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) that show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.

            ISBN 9780143566328
            Released NZ 29 Aug 2011
            Publisher Penguin
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            Series Popular Penguins
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            Philosophy of Epictetus: Golden Sayings and Fragments
             

            Philosophy of Epictetus: Golden Sayings and Fragments (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Epictetus

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            Stoic philosopher addresses the nature of fate and man's place in the universe, the meaning of good and evil, how we should live, the importance of self-knowledge, andmany other issues.

            ISBN 9780486811239
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2017
            Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
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            How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor

            How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor (Hardback)

            By Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Translated with commentary by Fontaine, Michael

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            Timeless advice about how to use humor to win over any audience Can jokes win a hostile room, a hopeless argument, or even an election? You bet they can, according to Cicero, and he knew what he was talking about. One of Rome's greatest politicians, speakers, and lawyers, Cicero ...was also reputedly one of antiquity's funniest people. After he was elected commander-in-chief and head of state, his enemies even started calling him the stand-up Consul. How to Tell a Joke provides a lively new translation of Cicero's essential writing on humor alongside that of the later Roman orator and educator Quintilian. The result is a timeless practical guide to how a well-timed joke can win over any audience. As powerful as jokes can be, they are also hugely risky. The line between a witty joke and an offensive one isn't always clear. Cross it and you'll look like a clown, or worse. Here, Cicero and Quintilian explore every aspect of telling jokes-while avoiding costly mistakes. Presenting the sections on humor in Cicero's On the Ideal Orator and Quintilian's On the Orator's Education, complete with an enlightening introduction and the original Latin on facing pages, How to Tell a Joke examines the risks and rewards of humor and analyzes basic types that readers can use to write their own jokes. Filled with insight, wit, and examples, including more than a few lawyer jokes, How to Tell a Joke will appeal to anyone interested in humor or the art of public speaking.
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            ISBN 9780691206165
            Released NZ 8 Jun 2021
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
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            Animals in Greek and Roman Thought: A Sourcebook
             

            Animals in Greek and Roman Thought: A Sourcebook (Hardback)

            By Newmyer, Stephen T.

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            From Plutarch's arguments for animals as rational and sentient beings, to Aristotle's lowly placement of them in his Chain of Being, or scala naturae, it is clear that modern debate owes much to the Ancients. This book brings together translations of classical passages which cont...ributed to ancient world debate of animals and their rights.
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            ISBN 9780415773348
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2010
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World
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            Geoffrey of Aspall, Part 2: Questions on Aristotle's Physics

            Geoffrey of Aspall, Part 2: Questions on Aristotle's Physics (Hardback)

            Edited by Donati, Sylvia; Edited and translated by Trifogli, Cecilia; Translated by Ashworth, E. Jennifer

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            Aspall's commentary on Physics poses questions that discuss crucial issues of Aristotle's natural philosophy: matter, form, nature, change, time, the infinite and the continuum, eternity of the world. This major source for studying the introduction of Aristotelianism to Oxford in... the mid-13th century is edited in Latin with English translation.
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            ISBN 9780197266007
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2016
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Auctores Britannici Medii Aevi
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            Classical Philosophers on Literature: Plato, Aristotle, Longinus

            Classical Philosophers on Literature: Plato, Aristotle, Longinus (Trade Paperback / Paperback, annotated edition)

            By Eaglestone, Robert

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            This Routledge Critical Thinker is an introduction to the literary thought of three major classical thinkers: Plato, Aristotle and Longinus. Students in literary studies frequently come across Plato, Aristotle and Longinus, either directly through their names and concepts or indi...rectly, in the work of writers and theorists responding to them. Eaglestone argues that while great thinkers of antiquity may seem far away, their ideas still shape how we think about literature and culture even today. Contemporary examples illustrate the meaning of the original texts and highlight their continuous relevance. Including an annotated bibliography this guide offers a literary introduction to these classical thinkers and is ideal for Literature students studying theory and criticism.
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            ISBN 9780415750332
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series Routledge Critical Thinkers
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