These lists were created by searching through hundreds of university course syllabi, internet encyclopedia bibliographies, and community recommendations. 866,064 ratings — Could any of you recommend some books to better grasp ancient Greek philosophy (more information enclosed)? 909 ratings — Publisher description: Epicureanism is commonly regarded as the refined satisfaction of physical desires. published -369, avg rating 3.92 — You can also follow The Daily Idea on Facebook and Twitter for updates. updated Oct 26, 2015 04:36AM — 6,637 ratings — published -369, avg rating 3.98 — published -360, avg rating 3.93 — 472 ratings — published -700, avg rating 4.55 — published -380, avg rating 3.59 — In the latter, indirect dialogue is cast into direct dialogue for greater readability. 7,281 ratings — Refresh and try again. published -350, avg rating 3.94 — Personal book recommendations tend to be highly subjective, idiosyncratic, and unreliable. 2,235 ratings — 5 ratings — In the latter, indirect dialogue is cast into direct dialogue for greater readability. published -322, avg rating 4.17 — 2,235 ratings — Here Aristotle sets out to examine the nature of happiness, and argues that happiness consists in ‘activity of the soul in accordance with virtue’, including moral virtues, such as courage, generosity and justice, and intellectual virtues, such as knowledge, wisdom and insight. 36,774 ratings — 383 ratings — 2,193 ratings — published -380, avg rating 4.14 — 127,462 ratings — published 1999, avg rating 4.17 — 2,256 ratings — published -385, avg rating 4.09 — If you prefer more depth, you can choose a more comprehensive introduction or read works of Ancient Greek philosophy for yourself. published -340, avg rating 4.17 — 1,898 ratings — published -390, avg rating 3.25 — published -400, avg rating 4.08 — Category: General Introduction | Length: 288 pages | Published: 2011. 4,840 ratings — 3 ratings — published -385, avg rating 3.96 — 2,220 ratings — 6,885 ratings — 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