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Contemplative books

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The Republic (Penguin Classics)
The Republic (Penguin Classics)
"There are themes here that have been timeless for 2,500 years"
The Laws (Penguin Classics)
The Laws (Penguin Classics)
"A 'companion' to The Republic, written much latter"
The Histories (Penguin Classics)
The Histories (Penguin Classics)
"Brilliant, consistent, perhaps speculative, certainly judgemental. A 'must read' book"
Hesiod and Theognis (Classics)
Hesiod and Theognis (Classics)
"A lively and pacey translation. Buy this volume for the life drawn out the these important works"
In Defense of the Accidental: Philiosophical Studies (Odeon)
In Defense of the Accidental: Philiosophical Studies (Odeon)
"This book is worth buying for it's chapter on dietetics alone. Modern philiosophy coherently presented"
Medical Ethics & Law: The Core Curriculum
Medical Ethics & Law: The Core Curriculum
"An excellent short course on medical ethics, very enlightening and well written"
The Greeks: A Portrait of Self and Others (Opus)
The Greeks: A Portrait of Self and Others (Opus)
"Cartledge is a great writer who makes Ancient Greek history and social structure come to life; this 5 theme book is no exception"
Beginning of Knowledge (Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers)
Beginning of Knowledge (Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers)
"Gadamer is one of Europe's central figures in modern philosophy and this is one of his best books; get the Beginning of Philosophy as well!"
Critique Of Pure Reason: Kant : Critique Of Pure Reason (Everyman)
Critique Of Pure Reason: Kant : Critique Of Pure Reason (Everyman)
"Not an easy read! When you get to the end you'll recognise Kant's reputation even if his arguements are less visible"
Complete Works
Complete Works
"A years reading in one book- excellent!"
Greek and Roman Medicine (Classical World Series)
Greek and Roman Medicine (Classical World Series)
"Short, pithy, informative. An great read"
The Love Songs of Sappho (Literary Classics)
The Love Songs of Sappho (Literary Classics)
"Sappho has influenced literature ad thinking for 2500 years. This  collection will illustrate why. Touching and beautiful."
The Ancient Olympics: War Minus the Shooting
The Ancient Olympics: War Minus the Shooting
"A thrilling, insightful and graphic book that opens up the reality and cruelty of the Greek Games. Excellent."