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Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

Bibliographical Note. The following works contain what is referred to in these lessons, and more besides. Individual works of Plato and Aristotle are also available in any number of editions.

The Presocratic Philosophers, second edition. G.S. Kirk, J. E. Raven and M. Schofield. Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Plato. The Collected Dialogues of Plato including the Letters, edited by Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns, with Introduction and Prefatory Notes. Bollingen Series LXXI. New York: Pantheon Books, 1961.

Aristotle. The Complete Works of Aristotle, edited by Jonathan Barnes. 2 volumes. Bollingen Series LXXI *2. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.

The Basic Works of Aristotle, edited with an introduction by Richard McKeon. New York: Random House, 1941.

Neoplatonism. Neoplatonism, R. T. Wallis. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972.

Stoicism. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, Moses Hadas. New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1958.

McInerny, Ralph. A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1, From the Beginnings of Philosophy to Plotinus. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 1963.


Medieval Philosophy

Bibliographical Note. Translations of most of the philosophers mentioned in these lessons are available and are mentioned in the general histories listed.

Gilson, Etienne. History of Christian Philosophy in the Middle Ages. New York: Random House, 1955.

Copleston, Frederick, A History of Philosophy, Volumes II and III. Reprinted in three volumes by Doubleday Image Books in April 1985.

McInerny, Ralph. A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2, From Augustine to Ockham. Notre Dame University Press, 1970.


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