Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy

Plato's 7 Early Period Dialogues
By J.W. Parsons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
7 Early Dialogues : In these dialogues, Socrates is the central character, and is believed to be expressing his own views. These are the only remaining record of Socrates' teachings; hence these are known as the Socratic dialogues. Apology (the Death of Socrates) Crito Charmides, or Temperance Laches or Courage Lysis, or Friendship Euthyphro Ion
Plato - Charmides
By Plato
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Charmides (Ancient Greek: Χαρμίδης) is a dialogue of Plato, in which Socrates engages a handsome and popular boy in a conversation about the meaning of sophrosyne, a Greek word usually translated into English as "temperance", "self-control", or "restraint"....
Plato - Euthyphro
By Plato
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Socrates encounters Euthyphro outside the court of Athens. Socrates has been called to court on charges of impiety by Meletus, and Euthyphro has come to prosecute his own father for having unintentionally killed a murderous hired hand. Socrates flatters Euthyphro, suggesting that Euthyphro must be a great expert in religious matters if he is willing to prosecute his own father...
Catius' Cat And The Forty Mice
By Cassius Amicus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
A second Epicurean poem for children of all ages, by the author of "Thus Purred Catius' Cat." This work, like the former aims to explain basic principles of Epicurean theory and practice in a form that is both easy-to-understand and faithful to the ancient texts.
Plato - Apology
By Plato
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel". "Apology" here has its earlier meaning of speaking in defense of a cause or of one's beliefs or actions.
Plato - Phaedo
By Plato
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Plato's Phaedo (Greek: Φαίδων, Phaidōn) is one of the great dialogues of his middle period, along with the Republic and the Symposium. The Phaedo, which depicts the death of Socrates, is also Plato's seventh and last dialogue to detail the philosopher's final days, following Theaetetus, Euthyphro, Sophist, Statesman, Apology, and Crito.
Plato - Symposium
By J.W. Parsons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Academy Net. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–380 BC.[1] It concerns itself at one level with the genesis, purpose and nature of love, and (in later day interpretations) is the origin of the concept of Platonic love.
Philosophyology: The Science of Philosophy
By Al Vega
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Philosophyology: The Science of Philosophy, is a poetic compilation of ultimate and indisputable universal truths, imperative to accomplishing anything. This book has no filler text, only invaluable information and can be read in an hour. When used as life’s basic help manual, these verses should be read then reread, and read again.
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Aristotle’s "Physics" remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific thought. In "Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics", M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format.
The First Party
By Alfonso Borello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A quorum of influential thinkers set stage for a memorable drinking party circa 380 B.C. Between arguments and a garden variety of layers of wisdom the genesis of platonic love is revealed.
Thus Purred Catius' Cat
By Cassius Amicus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
"Thus Purred Catius Cat" is a poem for children of all ages. This original short poem composed in January of 2013 was written to summarize the basic principles of Epicurean theory and practice in a form for the new student of the subject. The subjects covered in the poem are taken from the remaining texts of original Epicurean doctrine as preserved by Diogenes Laertius and Lucretius.
The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Teachings of Siduri and How Siduri's Ancient Advice Can Help Guide Us to a Happier Life
By Peter Dyr
Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains the complete text for the Epic of Gilgamesh based, as much as possible, on the original Old Babylonian tablets. It also discusses both the teachings of Siduri and how Siduri's ancient advice can help guide us to a happier life.
How Do You Know You're Reading a Book? And Other Strange Questions Answered By Old Greek Guys
By Bret Buchanan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
How do you know you're reading right now? To many it seems obvious, but to a strange group of people—philosophers—it's not so obvious. This book is a humorous look at philosophy's strange answers, and even stranger people. Included are original sources, summaries, questions to think about, and paradoxes about knowledge and nuclear fission.
Consideration For Every Living Thing
By Car Ingman
Price: Free! Words: 32,560. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Spirit Wine Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From government hush-ups, 911 attacks, and nuclear radiation, to the ancient wisdom necessary to make the desperate and urgent changes to save mankind and the planet Earth, this book covers it all! Car Ingman's five decades of research exposes it all and yet guides the concerned and responsible reader to the steps of remedy, individual and corporate. A MUST READ for all caring citizens of Earth!
Voluntad Creadora
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
Aristóteles, por lo que podemos apreciar en su obra “El arte poética” vio en la Grecia de su tiempo una realidad que era obvia y evidente: existía un tipo de arte cuyo medio era la palabra, ya sea hablada o escrita. Esta es la Poesis aristotélicas; son los fundamentos poéticos que configuran la esencia poética de este gran filósofo.
Poesis
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Aristóteles es el sumum de la filosofía griega, pues realiza una síntesis de todas las oposiciones, de ahí que se le conozca como el filósofo de la mediación o del término medio. Hace, pues, una diferencia entre poética y teckné. Él entiende por técnica una forma de hacer e incluso la equipara al arte.
Nacimiento de la Filosofia
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
La filosofia surge como un orden racional, reflexivo y de búsqueda, enmedio del caos generado por el deterioro de las relaciones humanas con los dioses antropomórficos de la grecia antigua.
Mundo de las Ideas
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Platón, uno de los granes discípulos de Sócrates, junto con Aristóteles, fue el filósofo que planteó la existencia de un mundo ideal, que sería lo único real, del cual solamente sería copia este que nosotros habitamos.
Historia de la Filosofia
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Pretendemos un acercamiento a la comprensión del origen de la filosofía griega: sus problemas, temas principales y sus tendencias. DIVISIÓN DEL CURSO: El curso se divide en tres períodos: FILOSOFÍA PRESOCRÁTICA: De Tales de Mileto a Leucipo. PENSAMIENTO DE LA CRÍSIS: Sócrates, los Sofistas y Platón. EL POSTPLATONISMO: Escuelas socráticas, Aristóteles y el Helenismo.