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    • Hömke, Nicola; Franco Chiai, Gian; Jenik, Antonia (2016)
      Monotheism; image rhetoric; late antiquity
    • Balbo, Andrea; Ahn, Jaewon (2020)
      This book explores the relationships between ancient Roman and Confucian thought, paying particular attention to their relevance for the contemporary world. More than 10 scholars from all around the world offer thereby a ...
    • Michaeli, Hiwa (2019)
      This book explores the poetic articulations of a shift from a transcendent to an immanent worldview, as reflected in the manner of evaluation of body and soul in Goethe’s Faust and Ḥāfiẓ’ Divan. Focusing on two lifeworks ...
    • Galzerano, Manuel (2020)
      Lucretius’ De rerum natura can be considered as the first Latin “apocalyptic” poem and, at the same time, the most important source on Epicurean cosmic eschatology. This book examines Lucretius’ treatment of the mortality ...
    • Del Lucchese, Filippo (2019)
      Amazons and giants, snakes and gorgons, centaurs and gryphons: monsters abounded in the ancient world. They raise enduring philosophical questions: about chaos and order; about divinity and perversion; about meaning and ...
    • Runia, D.T. (2012)
      This volume is a further continuation of the annotated bibliographies on the writings and thought of the Jewish exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria prepared by Roberto Radice and David Runia for the years 1937–1986 ...
    • McAleer, Sean (2020)
      "This book is a lucid and accessible companion to Plato’s Republic, throwing light upon the text’s arguments and main themes, placing them in the wider context of the text’s structure. In its illumination of the philosophical ...
    • Jorgenson, Chad; Karfík, Filip; Špinka, Štěpán (2020)
      Plato's 'Timaeus' brings together a number of studies from both leading Plato specialists and up-and-coming researchers from across Europe. The contributions cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from the literary form ...
    • Calma, Dragos (2019)
      Reading Proclus and the Book of Causes: Western Scholarly Networks and Debates, Volume 1 provides a fresh account, based on previously unknown documents, of the diffusion of Hellenic and Islamic thought in the Latin West ...
    • Calma, Dragos (2020)
      Reading Proclus and the Book of Causes, published in three volumes, is a fresh, comprehensive understanding of the history of Neoplatonism from the 9th to the 16th century. The impact of the Elements of Theology and the ...
    • Wallraff, Martin (2016)
      Late Antiquity; toleration; Constantine
    • Detel, Wolfgang (2021)
      This essay examines the differentiation between subjective and objective time in Aristotle and in modern theories of time. It aims to show that (i) Aristotle does make this distinction but regards subjective and objective ...
    • Halesius , Alexander; Basse, Michael (2018)
      So far, only the Latin text in a critical edition from the year 1948 has been available from the law treaty of the Summa Halensis. With the three-volume publication, a German translation and a commentary on this important ...
    • Celkyte, Aiste (2020)
      Highlights the important contribution Stoic philosophy made to aesthetics Shows that this is a largely unexplored area of interest to scholars of both ancient philosophy and aesthetics Analyses material to show ...
    • Delsaux, Olivier (2019)
      In an article entitled “Per una nuova valutazione del Quattrocento francese” published in 1957 on the threshold of the first booklet of "Studi Francesi", Franco Simone affirmed that philological restitution of texts and ...
    • Bou Akl, Ziad (2021)
      This book contains an edition and annotated translation of the only remaining doxographical fragments written by al-Qalānisī, a Sunni theologian contemporary of al-Aš'arī. The study preceding the edition gives an overview ...
    • Seaford, Richard (2016-07-11)
      From the sixth century BCE onwards there occurred a revolution in thought, with novel ideas such as such as that understanding the inner self is both vital for human well-being and central to understanding the universe. ...
    • Stępień, Tomasz; Kochańczyk-Bonińska, Karolina (2018)
      What can man know about God? This question became one of the main problems during the 4th-century Trinitarian controversy, which is the focus of this book. Especially during the second phase of the conflict, the claims of ...
    • Kopperschmidt, Josef (2018)
      We are not in the world to mention is the title of a somewhat unconventional "introduction to rhetoric". It is not an introduction to its history or system, but exposes the specific question interest of rhetoric. Since ...
    • Berzins McCoy, Marina (2013)
      Vulnerability is not often associated with virtue. Yet to be vulnerable is central to human experience. In this book, McCoy examines ways in which Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy have important insights to offer about ...