James Carleton Paget, Simon Gathercole, Celsus in his world: philosophy, polemic, and religion in the second century. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Celsus penned the earliest known detailed attack upon Christianity. While his identity is disputed and his anti-Christian treatise, entitled the True Word, has been exclusively transmitted through …
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John Sellars, Hellenistic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.
The Hellenistic period was a rich and exciting time for philosophy. It saw the birth of two new schools of thought, Epicureanism and Stoicism, and important developments in Plato’s Academy. Aristotelians and Cynics were also active during the period, all of which created …
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Runar M. Thorsteinsson, Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.
Jesus as Philosopher: The Philosophical Sage in the Synoptic Gospels examines the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by contemporary philosophical traditions about the …
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The organizing committee of 2018 Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy invites proposals for papers to be given at an interdisciplinary conference on the theme ‘Law and Order in Ancient Philosophy,’ to take place in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, on 17-18 March 2018.
Law and order were among the central questions debated …
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