Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume VIII: 1990

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume VIII: 1990

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is an annual publication which includes original articles, which may be of substantial length, on a wide range of topics in ancient philosophy, and review articles of major books.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 310 pages
  • 143 x 224 x 24mm | 573g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • 0198242867
  • 9780198242864

Table of contents

Andre Laks: `The More' and `the Full': On the Reconstruction of Parmenides' Theory of Sensation in Theophrastus, De sensibus, 3-4; Hugh G. Benson: The Priority of Definition and the Socratic Elenchus; Cynthia A. Freeland: Scientific Explanation and Empirical Data in Aristotle's Meteorology; Stephen White: Is Aristotelian Happiness the Good Life or the Best Life?; David
Gallop: Animals in the Poetics; Salim Kemal: Aristotle's Poetics in Avicenna's Commentary; Mark L. McPherran: Kahn on the Pre-Middle Platonic Dialogues: Comment on Charles Kahn, `On the Relative Date of the Gorgias and the Protagoras; Eric Lewis: `When Worlds Collide': David Furley's The Greek Cosmologists Volume I, The Formation of the Atomic Theory and its Earliest Critics; David
Bostock: Plato and Nominalism: Critical Notice of Terry Penner, The Ascent from Nominalism; Elizabeth Asmis: Free Action and the Swerve: Review of Walter G. Englert, Epicurus on the Swerve and Voluntary Action
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`it is a splendid publication'
Greece and Rome `Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy ... has, under its founding editor, Julia Annas, rapidly established itself as a major journal in its field.' Times Literary Supplement
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