Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XXVIII (2012)

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This volume, the twenty-eighth year of published proceedings, contains seven papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2011-12. The paper topics include: stages of early Greek cosmology, the decline of political virtue in Republic 8-9, two dogmas of Platonism, Meno's paradox and Sisyphus, puzzles and perplexity in Plato's dialogues, Nous and its objects in Aristotle, and Plotinus' Socratic intellectualism.
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  • Hardback | 247 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 17.78mm | 525g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English, Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • 9004256857
  • 9789004256859

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 and adjunct professor at Boston College. He writes on ancient philosophy, particularly Plato and Aristotle. His collection Logos and Muthos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature was published by SUNY Press; a second volume is in preparation.

Contributors:Hayden W. Ausland, Miriam Byrd, Lee Franklin, Gail Fine, Gary Gabor, Daniel Graham, Arthur Madigan, Alexander P. D. Mourelatos, Debra Nails, Gerald Press, Eric Sanday, Ravi Sharma, Robbert van den Berg, Iakavos Vasiliou
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