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PHIL 101 & 102
Nicomachean Ethics (Translator: W. D. Ross)
Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction. By Jonathan Barnes.
An overview of Aristotle's teachings with attention to their historical context.
Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship. By Lorraine Smith Pangle.
Focuses heavily on the theme of friendship in Nicomachean Ethics.
Action Character According to Aristotle: The Logic of the Moral Life. By Kevin L. Flannery.
Provides interpretations of some challenging passages of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Eudemian Ethics, his two major works on ethics.
The Politics of Aristotle: A Treatise on Government. (Translated by William Ellis)
The Politics of Aristotle continues where Aristotle's Ethics leaves off.
Hobbes and History. By G. A. John Rogers and Thomas Sorell.
A collection of analytical essays that approaches Hobbes' work as historical commentary.
Hobbes and His Poetic Contemporaries : Cultural Transmission in Early Modern England. By Richard Hillyer.
Examines the way in which Hobbes' thinking influenced culture in early modern England.
Political Philosophy: An Historical Introduction. By Michael J. White.
A historical survey of political philosophy.
Apology (Translator: Benjamin Jowett)
Crito. (Translator: Benjamin Jowett)
The Republic. (Translator: Benjamin Jowett)
A Plato Primer. By J. D. G. Evans.
Introduces beginning students to the main theses, concepts and arguments in Plato's philosophy.
Plato. By Andrew Mason.
A thematically organized overview of Plato's philosophy.
Plato's Republic: A Reader's Guide. By Luke Purshouse.
A guide to interpreting Plato's Republic. Focuses on context, key themes, and important passages.
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