Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XXIX

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This volume, the twenty-ninth year of published proceedings, contains six papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2012-13. The paper topics include: Glaucon's fate in the Republic, divine creation and human responsibility in the Timaeus, Aristotle on orexis in generation, on the biological use of analogy and finally on dialectic as proto-phenomenological, and lastly, Proclus on likeness and unlikeness as ontological first principles.
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  • Hardback | 228 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 17.78mm | 499g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English, Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • 9004268375
  • 9789004268371

About Gary M. 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 Plotinus: The Experience of Unity (1988), and articles on Plato, Aristotle, and Plotinus.

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 include Sara Ahbel-Rappe, Pieter d'Hoine, David George, Devin Henry, Jacob Howland, Sean Kelsey, Sean Kirkland, Mariska Leunissen, Michael Shaw, Allan Silverman, Susan Sauve Meyer and William Wians.
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