Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy : Volume XVIII (2002)

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This latest BACAP Proceedings covers three key areas in ancient philosophy, ethics, method and physics. Under ethics, there are three papers on Socratic piety, Aristotelian friendship, and Augustinian-Platonic virtue. Under method, Socratic elenchos, Socratic maieutic, and Aristotelian aporematic inquiry. Under physics, life in Plato and Proclus's reconsideration of Aristotelian motion.
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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 20.32mm | 647g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2002 ed.
  • 9004131949
  • 9789004131941

About John J. Cleary

John J. Cleary, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and Senior Lecturer at NUl Maynooth (Ireland). He has served as director of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, and is the Founding Editor of this series of Proceedings. His publications in ancient philosophy include: Aristotle on the Many Senses of Priority (Carbondale (IL), 1988) and Aristotle and Mathematics (Leiden, 1995). Currently, he is studying the role of mathematics in the theology of Proclus, as well as completing an analysis of Aristotle's Metaphysics XIII & XIV for Project Archelogos.
Gary M. Gurtler, S.J., is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He has published extensively 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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