Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XXVII (2011)

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This volume, the twenty-seventh year of published proceedings, contains seven papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2010-11. The paper topics include: number in Philolaus, the injustice of philosophers in Republic VII, Socrates' and Plato's political art in the Gorgias, Aristotle's distinction between two types of knowledge in the Ethics, medical analogies and aporias in Aristotle's account of natural science, place in Aristotle's Physics, and Plotinus' use of light for image and analogy.
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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 19.05mm | 1,200g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English, Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • 900422551X
  • 9789004225510

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: David Bronstein, Gary M. Gurtler, S.J., R. J. Hankinson, Carl Huffman, Monte Johnson, Russell Jones, Christopher Long, Joel Mann, Richard McKirahan, Benjamin Morison, Nalin Ranasinghe, David Sedley, Andrew Smith, and Roslyn Weiss
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