How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership

Plutarco / Beneker, Jeffrey


Timeless advice on how to be a successful leader in any fieldThe ancient biographer and essayist Plutarch thought deeply about the leadership qualities of the eminent Greeks and Romans he profiled in ..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691192116 | 2019 | 416 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers

Cicerón, Marco Tulio / Freeman, Philip


A vivid and accessible new translation of Cicero's influential Stoic writings on the divineMost ancient Romans were deeply religious and their world was overflowing with gods?from Jupiter, Minerva, an..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691183657 | 2019 | 160 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Sagar, Paul


How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern stateWhat is the modern state? Conspicuously undertheorized in recent political theory, this question persistently animated ..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691191515 | 2019 | 280 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

Laks, André / Most, Glenn W.


When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself. But what exactly does it mean to talk about ?Presocratic philosophy? in..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691191485 | 2019 | 152 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

Calculus Reordered: A History of the Big Ideas

Bressoud, David M.


How our understanding of calculus has evolved over more than three centuries, how this has shaped the way it is taught in the classroom, and why calculus pedagogy needs to changeCalculus Reordered ta..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181318 | 2019 | 248 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Art of Bible Translation

Alter, Robert


An award-winning biblical translator reflects on the art of capturing the literary power of the Bible in EnglishIn this brief book, award-winning biblical translator and acclaimed literary critic Robe..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181493 | 2019 | 150 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

Séneca, Lucio Anneo / Romm, James S.


Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman SenecaIn his essay ?On Anger? (De Ira), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC?65 AD)..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181950 | 2019 | 240 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO


Sosa, Ernest


In this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowledge in Western philosophy. Modern and contemporary accounts ..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691183268 | 2018 | 256 Pág. | Paperback | LIBRO

Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature's "Secret Fire"

Newman, William R.


A book that finally demystifies Newton?s experiments in alchemyWhen Isaac Newton?s alchemical papers surfaced at a Sotheby?s auction in 1936, the quantity and seeming incoherence of the manuscripts wa..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691174877 | 2018 | 560 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Philosophy of physics (Quantum theory)

Maudlin, Tim


A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world?s leading philosophers of physicsIn this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world?s leading philosophe..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691183527 | 2019 | 216 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Making up your own mind: thinking effectively through creative puzzle-solving

B. Burger, Edward


How you can become better at solving real-world problems by learning creative puzzle-solving skillsWe solve countless problems?big and small?every day. With so much practice, why do we often have trou..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691182780 | 2018 | 128 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Innate: how the wiring of our brain shapes who we are

Mitchell, Kevin J.


A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you thinkWhat makes you the way you are?and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neur..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691173887 | 2018 | 304 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO


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