Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XXVI (2010)

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This volume, the twenty-sixth year of published proceedings, contains seven papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2009-10. The papers treat topics including: nature and reason in Parmenides, psychology and immortality in Plato's Phaedo and psychic motion in Plato's Laws, various issues in Aristotle, the relation of form and definition in Metaphysics Z, cosmic orientation (turning right) in De Caelo, and the complex function of phantasia in De Anima, and finally Themistius' account of the nature of soul and intellect, Aristotelian with Platonic nuances.
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  • Paperback | 309 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 12.7mm | 520g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English
  • 9004207074
  • 9789004207073

About Gary Gurtler

Gary M. Gurtler, S.J., is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He has published on ancient philosophy, with special attention to Neoplatonism, including a book, Plotinus: The Experience of Unity (1988).

William Wians is Professor of Philosophy at Merrimack College. He has edited five previous volumes of BACAP proceedings and written numerous articles and reviews on ancient philosophy. His collection Logos and Muthos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature was recently published.

Contributors: Jacques Bailly, Jonathan Beere, Sara Brill, Alan Code, C. Wesley DeMarco, Daniel Devereux, John F. Finamore, Myrna Gabbe, S. Glenn, Owen Goldin, Hannah Hintze, Barbara Sattler, Julie K. Ward.
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