Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XV (1999)

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Most of the colloquia explore important topics such as the notion of self in Plato and the relationship between sense and knowledge in Aristotle. In addition, two colloquia discuss the origins of Pyrrhonic scepticism and the themes of Seneca's Natural Questions.

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  • Hardback | 302 pages
  • 162.56 x 243.84 x 25.65mm | 720g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English
  • 9004117040
  • 9789004117044

About John J. Cleary

John J. Cleary, Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and senior lecturer at NUI Maynooth (Ireland). He received his B.A. and M.A. from University College, Dublin, and his Ph.D. from Boston University in 1982. He was director of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy from 1984 to 1988, and is the founding general editor for this series of Proceedings. He has published extensively on ancient philosophy, including monographs on Aristotle on the Many Senses of Priority (Carbondale, 1988) and on Aristotle and Mathematics (Brill, 1995). Currently he is researching the role of mathematics in the theology of Proclus, and analyzing Aritstotle's Metaphysics M & N for Project Archelogos.
Gary M. Gurtler, S.J., Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He was educated at St.John Fisher College, at Fordham University, and at the Weston School of Theology. He has published on ancient philosophy, with special attention to Neoplatonism, including a book on Plotinus: The Experience of Unity (Lang, 1988). Currently he is concluding research on the psychology of Plotinus.
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