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~7o JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY 27:1 JANUARY 1989 analysis of socio-historical phenomena and human prax/s is a valuable resource, one that testifies to the passion and vitality of Sartre's philosophical task. The Critique has as much to say about the social existence of all persons and its complexity as it does about the development of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French history. GEORGE J. STACK State University of New York, Brockport BOOKS RECEIVED Annas,Julia, editor. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy Vol. V. New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1987. Pp. 257.Cloth, $54.00. Paper, $26.00. Aristode. "Poetics 1" with the "Tractatus Coislinianus." A Hypothetical Reconstruction of "PoeticsH." The Fragments of "On Poets." Translated with Notes by Richard Janko. Indianapolis: Hackett PublishingCo., 1987. Pp. xxvi + 235. Paper, NP. Ashbaugh, Anne Freire. Plato's Theory of Explanation. A Study of the Cosmological Account of the "Timaeus." SUNY Series in Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1988. Pp. vii + 195.NP. Bahr, Ehrhard and Carolyn See. Literary Exiles & Refugees in Los Angeles. Papers presented at a Clark Library Seminar, 14 April 1984. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of Callfornia, 1988. Pp. x + 56. NP. Baird, Robert M. and Stuart E. Rosenbaum, editors. Philosophy of Punishment. Contemporary Issues in Philosophy. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1988.Pp. 15i. Paper, $8.95. Bigelow, Pat. Kierkegaard and the Problem of Writing. Kierkegaard and Post-Modernism. Tallahassee : University Presses of Florida, The Florida State University Press, 1987. Pp. xii + 227. Paper $x8-95. Bluestone, Natalie Harris. Women and the Ideal Society.Plato's "Republic" and Modern Myths ofGender. Amherst: The Universityof Massachusetts Press, 1987. Pp. x + 238. Cloth, $25.00. Paper, $11.95. Blumenberg, Hans. Die Sorge geht iiber den Fluff. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1987. Pp. 222. NP. Boccara, Nadia. Felici~ e Saggezza. Saggio sull'etica di David Hume. Universith degli Studi della Tuscia Istituto di Scienze Umane e delle Arti. Rome: Copisteria Goliardica, 1987. Pp. ii + 97. Paper, NP. Brecher, Robert. Anselm's Argument. The Logic of Divine Existence. Aldershot, England: Gower PublishingCo., 1985. Pp. viii + 138.$34.95. Burkert, Walter. Ancient Mystery Cults. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. Pp. ix + 181. $20.00. Buzzetti, Dino and Maurizio Ferriani, editors. Speculative Grammar and Philosophical Analysis of Language. Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, Series IlI, Vol.42. Amsterdam:John BenjaminsPublishingCo,, 1987.Pp. x + 269. HFL 9o. Carlisle, Robert B. The Proffered Crown. Saint-Simonianism and the Doctrine of Hope. The John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, to5th Series, No. 3- Baltimore : The John Hopkins UniversityPress, 1987. Pp. xii + 969. Clarke, D. S. Principles of Semiotic. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1987. Pp. x + 164.Cloth, $35.o0. Paper, $13.95. BOOK REVIEWS 171 Cocciareila, Nino B. Logical Studies in Early Analytic Philosophy. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1987. Pp. xii + 293- $3o-oo. Descartes. Discours de la rr~thode. Pour bien conduire sa raison, et chercherla verit~dam les sciences.Plus La diopt~que, Les met6ores, et La geom~trie, qui sont essaisde ceteMethode. Ouvrage publi~ avec le concours du centre national des lettres. Corpus des oeuvres de philosophie en langue frangaise. Paris: Fayard, 1986. Pp. 476. NP. Du Marsais, Cesar Chesneau. Les vbritables principes de la grammaire et autres textes, i729-x756. Ouvrage publi~ avec le concours du centre national des lettres. Corpus des oeuvres de philosophie en langue frangaise. Paris: Fayard, 1987. Pp. 637. FF 225. Dyke, C. The Evolutionary Dynamics of Complex Systems. A Study in Biosocial Complexity. Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology. New York: Oxford UniversityPress, 1988. Pp. xii + 161. NP. Edie, James M. Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Language: Structuralism and Dialectics. Current Continental Research, 2o6. Washington, D.C.: Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology and UniversityPress of America, 1987. Pp. vii + lo4. Cloth, $18.5o. Paper, $8.95. Fichte, Johann Gotflieb. The Vocation of Man. Translated, with Introduction and Notes by Peter Preuss. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 1987. Pp. xvi + 123. Cloth, $27~5o~Paper, $6.95. Forge, John, editor. Measurement, Realism and Objectivity. Essays on Measurement in the Social and Physical Sciences. Australasian Studies in...


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