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  1. Alcune riflessioni storico-critiche di epistemologia teologica.Giuseppe Iurato - manuscript
    In questa nota storico-critica, anche contestualmente alla nozione di cambio concettuale toulmiano, si vuol riflettere sull'opportunità metodologica di un ritorno, in senso heideggeriano, all'autenticità dell'originario pensiero filosoco greco sia per meglio chiarire i termini dei rapporti fra pensiero scientifico e teologia sistematica sia per inquadrare, in maniera più coerente e maggiormente comprensiva, le principali concezioni della dottrina eucaristica della teologia cattolica che, ripensate entro l'impianto ontoteologico heideggeriano, avvaloreranno e giusticheranno le teorie transustanziali rispetto a quelle consustanziali.
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  2. Constants of Nature From the Dynamics of Time.Michael A. Sherbon - manuscript
    An archetypal model for the constants of nature is found from the ancient geometry of the the Cosmological Circle and is related to Plato's cosmology, with its dynamics and harmonics of time cycles. The inverse fine-structure constant and the proton-electron mass ratio are calculated, connecting fundamental mathematical constants of geometry with the latest theoretical and experimental values of these physical constants. Continuing in the tradition of George Gamow's suggestion, "Since the works of Sir Arthur Eddington, it has become customary to (...)
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  3. Classical Quintessence and the Cosmological Constant.Michael A. Sherbon - manuscript
    From the cosmology of classical quintessence and the Cosmological Circle of ancient geometry, quintessence is calculated as the primary fundamental physical constant. The role of the fine-structure constant in quantum electrodynamics is briefly discussed and the same value for inverse alpha, the inverse fine-structure constant found in previous work, is confirmed. Then the cosmological constant is calculated, confirming a recent theoretical prediction related to the fine-structure constant and the cosmological constant.
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  4. Aristotle's Virtue Ethics.John Bowin - forthcoming - In A Companion to World Literature. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Aristotle, though not the first Greek virtue ethicist, was the first to establish virtue ethics as a distinct philosophical discipline. His exposition of the subject in his Nicomachean Ethics set the terms of subsequent debate in the European and Arabic traditions by proposing a set of plausible assumptions from which virtue ethics should proceed. His conception of human well-being and virtue as well as his brand of ethical naturalism were influential from antiquity through the Middle Ages and continue to be (...)
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  5. Parmenides, Plato, and Μίμησις.Jeremy DeLong - forthcoming - In Heather Reid & Jeremy DeLong (eds.), The Many Faces of Mimesis: Selected Essays from the 2017 Symposium on the Hellenic Heritage of Western Greece (Heritage of Western Greece Series, Book 3). Sioux City, Iowa: Parnassos Press. pp. 61-74.
    Evidence for a Parmenidean influence on Plato’s Republic typically focuses on content from Bks. V-VI, and the development of Plato’s Theory of Forms. This essay aims to suggest that Plato’s censorship of poetic content in Bks. II-III—particularly the rules for portraying divine nature (376e-383c)—also draw heavily upon the Eleatic tradition, particularly Parmenides’s. Identifying this further Eleatic influence will be enhanced by my own reading of Parmenides. This reading advocates understanding Parmenides in a more Xenophanean-vein—i.e. by taking What-Is to be an (...)
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  6. Ps. Xenophon Pol. Ath. 3, 12-13.Ernst Heitsch - forthcoming - Hermes.
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  7. The Failure of Evolution in Antiquity.Devin Henry - forthcoming - In Georgia Irby (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Ancient Science, Medicine and Technology. Wiley-Blackwell.
    The intellectual history of evolutionary theory really does not begin in earnest until the late seventeenth/early eighteenth century. Prior to that, the idea that species might have evolved over time was not a serious possibility for most naturalists and philosophers. There is certainly no substantive debate in antiquity about evolution in the modern sense. There were really only two competing explanations for how living things came to have the parts they do: design or blind chance. Ancient Greek Atomism, for example, (...)
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  8. Ancient Philosophers on Death and Immortality - Long Death and Immortality in Ancient Philosophy. Pp. VIII + 232. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Cased, £74.99, Us$99.99. Isbn: 978-1-107-08659-3. [REVIEW]Stephen Hetherington - forthcoming - The Classical Review:1-3.
  9. Phenomenological Interpretations of Ancient Philosophy.Jens Kristian Larsen & Pål Rykkja Gilbert - forthcoming - Brill.
    Phenomenology and ancient Greek philosophy. The title of this book, indicating these topics as its two main subjects, could give the impression that the subjects are held together by a circumstantial “and.” The title would then indicate a connection between phenomenology and a topic, ancient Greek philosophy, the way titles such as Art and Phenomenology, Phenomenology and Psychological Research, Phenomenology and Virtue Ethics do. This impression would be wrong. First, ancient Greek philosophers take pride of place in the dialogues initiated (...)
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  10. R. SEAFORD, J. WILKINS and M. WRIGHT Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. Xi + 331. £70. 978198777250. [REVIEW]A. A. Long - forthcoming - Journal of Hellenic Studies:1-2.
  11. Socrates and Plato.Alex Long - forthcoming - Phronesis:1-12.
  12. The Discourse of Kingship in Classical Greece, Written by Carol Atack.Richard Fernando Buxton - 2021 - Polis 38 (1):144-147.
  13. Enseñar la sophrosyne: el uso del elenchos del Sócrates de Jenofonte [Traducción de Facundo Bey y Julia Rabanal].Gabriel Danzig, Facundo Bey & Julia Rabanal - 2021 - Archai: Revista de Estudos Sobre as Origens Do Pensamento Ocidental 2021 (31):1-39.
    In contrast to the abundance of discussion of Plato’s portrayal of the Socratic elenchos, relatively little work has been done on the elenchos as it appears in Xenophon. The reason is obvious: Xenophon makes much less use of the elenchus than Plato and what he does offer is not as interesting philosophically. Nevertheless, there are good reasons to look more closely at Xenophon’s portrait. It provides a corrective to the excessively intellectualizing portrait of the elenchus found in Plato’s writings, and (...)
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  14. Discourses of Identity in the Ancient World: Preliminary Remarks.Jakub Filonik & Janek Kucharski - 2021 - Polis 38 (1):1-5.
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  15. The Philosopher’s New Clothes: The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn Against Fashion. By Nickolas Pappas.Gwenda-lin Grewal - 2021 - Ancient Philosophy 41 (1):232-236.
  16. Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline, Written by Christopher Moore.Richard P. Martin - 2021 - Polis 38 (2):346-350.
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  17. Religious Identity in Athenian Forensic Oratory: Public Cases of Eisangelia Trials.Eleni Volonaki - 2021 - Polis 38 (1):47-73.
    Attic orators skillfully deployed reference to ancestral cults, sacred laws, traditional rites and other types of religious actions to construct religious identity as a means of persuasion. The present chapter explores the use of a variety of forms of religious argumentation and addresses issues of religious identity in public cases of eisangelia. Emphasis is placed on the question of how orators reconstruct ideal forms of religious identity in their arguments; particularly, the main interest of this chapter lies in the techniques (...)
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  18. Mathematical Generality, Letter-Labels, and All That.F. Acerbi - 2020 - Phronesis 65 (1):27-75.
    This article focusses on the generality of the entities involved in a geometric proof of the kind found in ancient Greek treatises: it shows that the standard modern translation of Greek mathematical propositions falsifies crucial syntactical elements, and employs an incorrect conception of the denotative letters in a Greek geometric proof; epigraphic evidence is adduced to show that these denotative letters are ‘letter-labels’. On this basis, the article explores the consequences of seeing that a Greek mathematical proposition is fully general, (...)
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  19. M. HEIDEGGER, Heraclitus. The Inception of Occidental Thinking and Logic: Heraclitus's Doctrine of the Logos, Trans. Julia Goesser Assaiante, S. Montgomery Ewegen. [REVIEW]Keith Begley - 2020 - Classics Ireland 26:163–166.
  20. Paradoxology and Politics: How Isocrates Sells His School and His Political Agenda in the Busiris.Ian J. Campbell - 2020 - Classical Philology 115 (1):1-26.
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  21. What It Takes to Live Philosophically: Or, How to Progress in the Art of Living.Caleb M. Cohoe & Stephen R. Grimm - 2020 - Metaphilosophy 51 (2-3):391-410.
    This essay presents an account of what it takes to live a philosophical way of life: practitioners must be committed to a worldview, structure their lives around it, and engage in truth‐directed practices. Contra John Cooper, it does not require that one’s life be solely guided by reason. Religious or tradition‐based ways of life count as truth directed as long as their practices are reasons responsive and would be truth directed if the claims made by their way of life are (...)
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  22. Ancient.Phil Corkum - 2020 - In Michael J. Raven (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding. New York: pp. 20-32.
    Is there grounding in ancient philosophy? To ask a related but different question: is grounding a useful tool for the scholar of ancient philosophy? These questions are difficult, and my goal in this paper is not so much to give definitive answers as to clarify the questions. I hope to direct the student of contemporary metaphysics towards passages where it may be fruitful to look for historical precedent. But I also hope to offer the student of ancient philosophy some guidance (...)
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  23. The Handy Western Philosophy Answer Book: The Ancient Greek Influence on Modern Understanding.Ed D'Angelo - 2020 - Detroit, MI, USA: Visible Ink Press.
    This book provides a comprehensive study of the history of ancient Greek philosophy. Though intended for the general reader, the advanced scholar will also find fresh new insights here into ancient Greek philosophy. I bring a unique perspective to bear on the subject, based on my prior studies of speculative metaphysics, Nietzsche, consciousness, psychedelics, mysticism and the philosophy of religion, as well as my studies of music, logic, mathematics and physics. The final chapter concludes with an overview of the methods (...)
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  24. Entre outras oniromancias: dos gregos aos ameríndios.Gustavo Ruiz da Silva - 2020 - Paralaxe 1 (7):85-97.
    This article intends to navigate through three distinctive paths. The first of them being Ancient Greece, through Artemidorus, especially from his absorption by Foucault; The second being Ancient Rome, as worked by Paul Veyne in the Constantine’s analyses; and the third path is constituted from a series of ethnographic reports about the South American Amerindian communities. This theoretical trail will be taken to show other analytical possibilities for what is understoodas oneiromancy, that is, the analysis of dreams, that was not (...)
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  25. Pierre Hadot and Philosophy - (M.) Sharpe, (F.) Testa (Trans.) The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot. Philosophy as Practice. Pp. XII + 307. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Paper, £22.99, Us$30.95 (Cased, £70, Us$95). Isbn: 978-1-4742-7299-5 (978-104742-7297-1 Hbk). [REVIEW]Ryan Duns - 2020 - The Classical Review 70 (2):503-505.
  26. Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good: Plato, Aristotle, and the Later Tradition, Written by Kevin Corrigan.Gary M. Gurtler - 2020 - Polis 37 (1):201-205.
  27. Was Plato an Eristic According to Isocrates?Geneviève Lachance - 2020 - Apeiron 53 (1):81-96.
    The article examines the passages in Isocrates’ Corpus containing a description and a critique of a new type of sophistic called “eristic”. Based on the chronology of Isocrates’ discourses and the description he gave, the author shows that the majority of these passages could not have aimed at Plato as its sole or principal target. However, it should not be excluded that Isocrates’ criticism of eristics was directed against various members of the Socratic circle, a heterogeneous group in which Plato (...)
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  28. Ancient Modes of Philosophical Inquiry.Jens Kristian Larsen & Philipp Steinkrüger - 2020 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 23 (1):3-20.
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  29. Self-Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy: The Eighth Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy.Fiona Leigh (ed.) - 2020 - Oxford University Press.
    Knowledge of one's own thoughts, character, and psychological states has long been a central focus of philosophical enquiry. Leading scholars explore the treatment of self-knowledge in ancient Greek thought, particularly in Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic thinkers, and Plotinus, showing how their perspectives differ from those of today.
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  30. Algis Uždavinys, 1962-2010.Maria Mičaninová - 2020 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 14 (2):120-121.
  31. Jens Halfwassen, 1958-2020.Carl O’Brien - 2020 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 14 (2):117-119.
  32. The Greek Sources of Heidegger’s Alētheia as Primordial Truth-Experience.George Saad - 2020 - Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual 10:157-191.
    Heidegger develops his reading of a-lētheia as privative un-concealment (Unverborgenheit) in tandem with his early phenomenological theory of truth. He is not simply reinterpreting a word, but rather reading Greek philosophy as having a primordial understanding of truth which has itself been concealed in interpretation. After shedding medieval and modern presuppositions of truth as correspondence, the existential truth-experience shows itself, no longer left puzzlingly implicit in unsatisfactory conventional readings of Greek philosophy. In Sein und Zeit §44, Heidegger resolves interpretive difficulties (...)
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  33. Euclid’s Kinds and (Their) Attributes.Benjamin Wilck - 2020 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 23 (2):362-397.
    Relying upon a very close reading of all of the definitions given in Euclid’s Elements, I argue that this mathematical treatise contains a philosophical treatment of mathematical objects. Specifically, I show that Euclid draws elaborate metaphysical distinctions between substances and non-substantial attributes of substances, different kinds of substance, and different kinds of non-substance. While the general metaphysical theory adopted in the Elements resembles that of Aristotle in many respects, Euclid does not employ Aristotle’s terminology, or indeed, any philosophical terminology at (...)
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  34. Taste in the Ancient World - (K.C.) Rudolph (Ed.) Taste and the Ancient Senses. Pp. XIV + 296, Figs, Ills. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. Paper, £24.99 (Cased, £115). Isbn: 978-1-84465-869-5 (978-1-84465-868-8 Hbk). [REVIEW]John Wilkins - 2020 - The Classical Review 70 (2):500-503.
  35. The Role of Philosophers in Antiquity. Bryan, Wardy, Warren (Ed.) Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy. Pp. XIV + 370. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Cased, £90, Us$125. Isbn: 978-1-316-51004-9. [REVIEW]Lucas Angioni - 2019 - The Classical Review 69 (2):362-364.
  36. The Demiurge in Ancient Thought: Secondary Gods and Divine Mediators, Written by O’Brien, C.S.Dylan M. Burns - 2019 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 13 (1):108-110.
  37. Вчерашнее сражение за завтрашнее морское сражение (A Yesterday Battle over the Tomorrow Sea Battle).Pavel Butakov - 2019 - Schole 13 (2):657-669.
    The appropriationist approach to history of philosophy is often accused of being antihistorical and thus unreliable. The appropriationists are only concerned with their own philosophical problems, and they make discriminating use of the historical data as far as it serves their needs. Its rival, the contextualist approach, claims to be an honest, dedicated and reliable treatment of history. The contextualists are willing to make use of the tedious methodology of Classical studies as long as it promises to uncover the true (...)
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  38. Health and Hedonism in Plato and Epicurus.Kelly E. Arenson - 2019 - London: Bloomsbury.
    This book links Plato and Epicurus, two of the most prominent ethicists in the history of philosophy, exploring how Platonic material lays the conceptual groundwork for Epicurean hedonism. It argues that, despite their significant philosophical differences, Plato and Epicurus both conceptualise pleasure in terms of the health and harmony of the human body and soul. It turns to two crucial but underexplored sources for understanding Epicurean pleasure: Plato's treatment of psychological health and pleasure in the Republic, and his physiological account (...)
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  39. CRAIK The ‘Hippocratic’ Corpus. Content and Context. Pp. Xxxvi + 307, Map. London and New York: Routledge, 2015. Paper, £31.99, US$49.95 . ISBN: 978-1-138-02171-6. [REVIEW]Giulia Ecca - 2019 - The Classical Review 69 (1):330-330.
  40. PRELÚDIO PARA A FILOSOFIA DA CIÊNCIA: o vazio entre pré-socráticos e Aristóteles.Natan Aparecido da Cunha Esbravilheri - 2019 - Pólemos 8 (16):11-36.
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  41. The Afterlife of Plato in the Ancient World - Tarrant, Layne, Baltzly, Renaud Brill's Companion to the Reception of Plato in Antiquity. Pp. XXII + 657. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018. Cased, €187, Us$216. Isbn: 978-90-04-27069-5. [REVIEW]Alexandra Michalewski - 2019 - The Classical Review 69 (1):58-61.
  42. εἶδος e ἰδέα: das origens da literatura grega aos primeiros diálogos de Platão.Julio Cesar Moreira - 2019 - Dissertation, PUC-SP (São Paulo)
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  43. Bios Philosophos. Philosophy in Ancient Greek Biography, Edited by Bonazzi, M. And Schorn, S.Giuseppe Muscolino - 2019 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 13 (1):105-107.
  44. A Beautiful Romance with Archimedes - Netz the Works of Archimedes. Translation and Commentary. Volume 2: On Spirals. Pp. XII + 202, Figs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Cased, £79.99, Us$99.99. Isbn: 978-0-521-66145-4. [REVIEW]Pier Daniele Napolitani - 2019 - The Classical Review 69 (1):76-78.
  45. A Natureza no Tribunal das Leis: hipóteses sobre as influências das leis escritas na cosmologia de Anaximandro.Luan Reboredo - 2019 - In Maria de Fátima Silva, Maria da Graça de Moraes Augusto & Maria do Céu Fialho (eds.), Casas, património, civilização: nomos versus physis no pensamento grego. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. pp. 53-67.
    In this paper, we intend to explore the possible influences of legislative prose in the Anaximander’s cosmological prose construction, who would have been, according to Themistius, “the first Greek who dared to expose a written discourse about nature” (ἐθάρρησε πρῶτος ὧν ἴσμεν Ἑλλήνων λόγον ἐξενεγκεῖν περὶ φύσεως συγγεγραμμένον, Or. 26 p. 383 = DK12A7). Our aim is to clarify which notions of nature and justice are assumed in its emergent cosmology, considering that, at least from the lexical point of view, (...)
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  46. A sociabilidade humana em Aristóteles: uma reflexão acerca do progresso do conhecimento humano nos âmbitos individual e coletivo.Antonio G. Varela Rocha - 2019 - Seara Filosófica 18:14-22.
  47. Interview with Professor Harold Tarrant.Harold Tarrant & Suzanne Stern-Gillet - 2019 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 13 (2):231-236.
  48. An Inquiry on the Existence of Capitalism in Ancient Greece.Alper Bilgehan Yardımcı - 2019 - Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):453-464.
    In this article, it is claimed that it is not possible to find a modern capitalist order in Ancient Greece. This claim is supported by the economic activities and historical findings of the ancient period and it is also shaped by reference to the 'primitivist-modernist debate'. In this context, firstly, Mosses I. Finley's primitivist views that claim capitalism cannot be possible in ancient Greece will be explained by taking into consideration the accounting system, commercial activity, social status, labor usages, and (...)
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  49. Speech of Greek Philosophy. [REVIEW]Abduljaleel Alwali - 2018 - Arab Journal for the Humanities 36 (143):307-318.
    The book Speech of Greek Philosophy is worth reading for a number of reasons, including: It covers history of Greek philosophy from its early days, Thales and his natural school to the Hellenistic age. In addition, the modern world admits, whether in the East or the West, that it owes the Greek mentality the overwhelming majority of its philosophical, literary and artistic products. It is the special belief of European scholars that the Greeks are masters of the modern world in (...)
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  50. Speech of Greek Philosophy. [REVIEW]Abduljaleel Kadhim Alwali - 2018 - Arab Journal for the Humanities 36:307-318.
    The book Speech of Greek Philosophy is worth reading for a number of reasons, including: It covers history of Greek philosophy from its early days, Thales and his natural school to the Hellenistic age. In addition, the modern world admits, whether in the East or the West, that it owes the Greek mentality the overwhelming majority of its philosophical, literary and artistic products. It is the special belief of European scholars that the Greeks are masters of the modern world in (...)
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