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    Aristotle: The Power of Perception.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1987 - University of Chicago Press.
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    Aristotle’s Theory of Language and Meaning.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a book about Aristotle's philosophy of language, interpreted in a framework that provides a comprehensive interpretation of Aristotle's metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology and science. The aim of the book is to explicate the description of meaning contained in De Interpretatione and to show the relevance of that theory of meaning to much of the rest of Aristotle's philosophy. In the process Deborah Modrak reveals how that theory of meaning has been much maligned. This is a major reassessment (...)
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    Aristotle: The Power of Perception.Tim Maudlin & Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1990 - Philosophical Review 99 (2):305.
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    The Nous-Body Problem in Aristotle.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1991 - Review of Metaphysics 44 (4):755 - 774.
    Aristotle, pundits often say, has a 'nous'-body problem. The psychophysical account that succeeds in the case of other psychological faculties and activities, they charge, breaks down in the case of the intellect. One formulation of this difficulty claims that the definition of the soul given in 'De Anima' II.1 is incompatible with the account of 'nous' in 'De Anima' lll and elsewhere in the corpus. Indeed there are four psychological concepts that raise the 'nous'-body problem: the faculty for thought as (...)
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    Aristotle: The Desire to Understand.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1988 - Review of Metaphysics 42 (2):395-396.
    Intended as an introduction to Aristotle's philosophy, this book succeeds in presenting and defending a unified conception of Aristotle's philosophy while at the same time making the discussion accessible to the student approaching the Aristotelian corpus for the first time. Taking Aristotle's mention of a distinctively human desire to understand as the starting point, Lear tackles the analysis of this desire from two perspectives--that of the object of understanding and that of the subject. The first perspective leads to the study (...)
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    Forms, Types, and Tokens in Aristotle's.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1979 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 17 (4):371-381.
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    Φαντασία Reconsidered.Deborah Modrak - 1986 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 68 (1):47-69.
  8. Meaning and Cognition in Plato’s Cratylus and Theaetetus.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2012 - Topoi 31 (2):167-174.
    For Plato, the crucial function of human cognition is to grasp truths. Explaining how we are able to do this is fundamental to understanding our cognitive powers. Plato addresses this topic from several different angles. In the Cratylus and Theaetetus, he attempts to identify the elemental cognitions that are the foundations of language and knowledge. He considers several candidates for this role, most notably, perception and simple meaning-bearing concepts. In the first section, we will look at Plato’s worries about semantic (...)
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    Aristotle on Knowledge and Learning: The Posterior Analytics: Bronstein, David, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, Pp. Xiii + 272, £53 (Hardback).Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2020 - Tandf: Australasian Journal of Philosophy 98 (4):831-833.
    Volume 98, Issue 4, December 2020, Page 831-833.
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    David Charles, "Aristotle's Philosophy of Action". [REVIEW]Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1987 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 25 (3):441.
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    Forms, Types, and Tokens in Aristotle's Metaphysics.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1979 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 17 (4):371-381.
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    Desires and Faculties in Plato and Aristotle.Deborah K. Modrak - 2008 - Philosophical Inquiry 30 (3-4):163-174.
  13. Dreams and Method in Aristotle.Deborah Modrak - 2009 - Skepsis: A Journal for Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Research 20.
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    A. C. Lloyd, "Form and Universal in Aristotle". [REVIEW]Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1983 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (4):559.
  15. ISSN 0003-6340© 2005 Academic Printing and Publishing Publications Mail Registration No. 08287 Agreement No. 40032920 For Subscription Information, and Information on Manuscript. [REVIEW]Patricia Curd, Lesley Dean-Jones, Michael Ferejohn, Daniel Graham, Brad Inwood, David Konstan, Mohan Matthen, Richard McKirahan, Mark McPherran & Deborah Modrak - 2004 - Apeiron 37.
  16. David Keyt, Trans. Aristotle: Politics, Books V and VI.D. K. W. Modrak - 2001 - American Journal of Philology 122 (4):583-585.
     
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  17. Nominal Definition in Aristotle, His Successors and His Predecessors.Deborah Modrak - 2010 - In David Charles (ed.), Definition in Greek Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
     
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  18. Terence Irwin, Trans., Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics. [REVIEW]Deborah Modrak - 1986 - Philosophy in Review 6:448-450.
     
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    Aristotle on Gender, Class and Political Hierarchies.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2006 - Philosophical Inquiry 28 (1-2):135-158.
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    Aristotle’s Idea of the Soul.Deborah K. Modrak - 2000 - Ancient Philosophy 20 (1):228-233.
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    Aristotle on the Apparent Good, Perception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire, by Jessica Moss.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2014 - Ancient Philosophy 34 (2):440-443.
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    Aristotle’s De Anima: A Critical Commentary.Deborah K. Modrak - 2009 - Ancient Philosophy 29 (2):441-446.
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    Aristotle on Perception.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2003 - International Studies in Philosophy 35 (4):241-242.
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    A Map of "Metaphysics" Zeta (Review).Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2003 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (2):267-268.
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    Theophrastus and Recent ScholarshipOn Stoic and Peripatetic Ethics: The Work of Arius Didymus.Theophrastus of Eresus on His Life and Work.Theophrastean Studies on Natural Science, Physics and Metaphysics, Ethics, Religion and Rhetoric.Cicero's Knowledge of the Peripatos.Theopharastus His Psychological, Doxographical and Scientific Writings.Theophrastus of Eresus Sources for His Life, Writings, Thought and Influence. [REVIEW]Deborah K. W. Modrak, William W. Fortenbaugh, Pamela M. Huby, Anthony A. Long, Robert W. Sharples, Peter Steinmetz & Dimitri Gutas - 1994 - Journal of the History of Ideas 55 (2):337.
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    Plato’s Theaetetus.Deborah K. Modrak - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):414-418.
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    Plato on Words, Parts of Words and Meaning.Deborah Modrak - 2013 - Philosophical Inquiry 37 (1-2):105-120.
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    Virtue, Equality, and Inequality in Aristotle’s Politics.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2018 - In Gerasimos Santas & Georgios Anagnostopoulos (eds.), Democracy, Justice, and Equality in Ancient Greece: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives. Springer Verlag. pp. 243-256.
    The topic of equality comes up in a variety of contexts in Aristotle’s Politics from Book II to VII. The desire for equality with equals and superiority to inferiors seems to play an important explanatory role for Aristotle in determining the characteristics of the constitution of a state and being a significant causal factor in constitutional change. He distinguishes between types of equality, numerical and proportional, and equality relative to some interest and unqualified equality. Aristotle appeals to his conception of (...)
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    Aristotle and Other Platonists (Review).Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2006 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 44 (2):315-317.
    Deborah K. W. Modrak - Aristotle and Other Platonists - Journal of the History of Philosophy 44:2 Journal of the History of Philosophy 44.2 315-317 Lloyd P. Gerson. Aristotle and Other Platonists. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. ix + 335. Cloth, $49.95. This book is a heroic effort to defend the thesis that the Neoplatonists' embrace of Aristotle as another Platonist is well grounded in Aristotle's own texts and not a product of Neoplatonic eclecticism. If this case (...)
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    Aristotle: Politics, Books V and VI (Review).Deborah K. W. Modrak - 2001 - American Journal of Philology 122 (4):583-586.
  31. Terence Irwin, Trans., Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Reviewed By.Deborah K. Modrak - 1986 - Philosophy in Review 6 (9):448-450.
     
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    Aristotle’s Idea of the Soul. [REVIEW]Deborah K. Modrak - 2000 - Ancient Philosophy 20 (1):228-233.
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    Book Review:Essays on Aristotle's "De Anima." Martha C. Nussbaum, Amelie Oksenberg Rorty. [REVIEW]Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1995 - Ethics 105 (2):413-.
  34. James J. Lennox, Aristotle's Philosophy of Biology. Studies in the Origins of Life Science Reviewed By.Deborah Kw Modrak - 2002 - Philosophy in Review 22 (3):197-199.
     
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    Aristotle’s Psychology. [REVIEW]Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):142-143.
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    Sense Organs: Matter and Function.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1998 - Apeiron 31 (4):351-362.
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    Aristotle’s De Anima: A Critical Commentary. [REVIEW]Deborah K. Modrak - 2009 - Ancient Philosophy 29 (2):441-446.
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    Colloquium 4: Form and Function.Deborah Modrak - 2007 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 22 (1):111-143.
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    Plato’s Theaetetus. [REVIEW]Deborah K. Modrak - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):414.
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    Aristotle’s Psychology.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):142-143.
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    Stoics, Epicureans and Mental Content.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1993 - Apeiron 26 (2):97 - 108.
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    Lewis White Beck 1913-1997.Deborah K. W. Modrak - 1998 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 71 (5):135 - 136.
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    Plato’s Theaetetus. [REVIEW]Deborah K. Modrak - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):414-418.
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  44. Theophrastus and Recent Scholarship.Deborah Modrak - 1994 - Journal of the History of Ideas 55 (2):337-345.
    Work in the last decade in the history of philosophy has been characterized by the effort to reclaim texts and make available in English translations and commentaries the full range of philosophical writings of major figures and schools. The focal point of this article is the work of the Theophrastus Project, which has produced over the last fifteen years, eight biennial conferences with published proceedings and a truly comprehensive collection of fragments and testimonia, "Theophrastus of Eresus Sources for his Life, (...)
     
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    Review: Theophrastus and Recent Scholarship. [REVIEW]Deborah Modrak - 1994 - Journal of the History of Ideas 55 (2):337-345.
    On Stoic and Peripatetic Ethics: The Work of Arius Didymus. by William W. Fortenbaugh Theophrastus of Eresus on his Life and Work. by William W. Fortenbaugh; Pamela M. Huby; Anthony A. Long Theophrastean Studies on Natural Science, Physics and Metaphysics, Ethics, Religion and Rhetoric. by William W. Fortenbaugh; Robert W. Sharples Cicero's Knowledge of the Peripatos. by William W. Fortenbaugh; Peter Steinmetz Theopharastus His Psychological, Doxographical and Scientific Writings. by William W. Fortenbaugh; Dimitri Gutas Theophrastus of Eresus Sources for his (...)
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