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Edith Gwendolyn Nally
University of Missouri, Kansas City
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    Philosophy’s Workmate: Erōs and the Erōtica in Plato’s Symposium.Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2022 - Apeiron 55 (3):329-357.
    Diotima’s speech claims that philosophy ranks among the erōtica. The standard reading of this holds that erōs manifests in philosophical activity. This is puzzling. Eros has a reputation for overpowering the psyche, making reasoning impossible. The major interpretive discussion of this puzzle suggests that Diotima must therefore accept either non-rationalist philosophizing or rationalist erōs. This paper argues for an alternative. The “ancillary activities view” posits that the erōtica do not manifest erōs but are activities undertaken to achieve its telos. On (...)
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  2. Two Kinds of Mental Conflict in Republic IV.Galen Barry & Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2021 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 25 (2):255-281.
    Plato’s partition argument infers that the soul has parts from the fact that the soul experiences mental conflict. We consider an ambiguity in the concept of mental conflict. According to the first sense of conflict, a soul is in conflict when it has desires whose satisfaction is logically incompatible. According to the second sense of conflict, a soul is in conflict when it has desires which logically incompatible even when they are unsatisfied. This raises a dilemma: if the mental conflict (...)
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    PLATO, PHAEDRUS_- P. Ryan Plato's _Phaedrus. A Commentary for Greek Readers. Introduction by Mary Louise Gill. (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture 47.) Pp. xxx + 344, map. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. Paper, US$29.95. ISBN: 978-0-8061-4259-3. [REVIEW]Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2013 - The Classical Review 63 (2):360-361.
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    Is Plato a Coherentist? The Theory of Knowledge in Republic V–VII.Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2015 - Apeiron 48 (2):149-175.
  5. “H. Benson, Clitophon's Challenge: Dialectic in Plato's Meno, Phaedo, and Republic.”. [REVIEW]Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2016 - Religious Studies Review 42:205-6.
  6. The Telos Problem in Plato’s Symposium.Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2020 - In Evan Keeling & Georgia Sermamoglou (eds.), Wisdom, Love and Friendship in Ancient Philosophy. De Gruyter.
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    “F. Trabattoni, Essays on Plato’s Epistemology.”. [REVIEW]Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2017 - The Classical Review 67 (2):351-352.
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    THE GOOD IN PLATO - (S.) Broadie Plato's Sun-Like Good. Dialectic in the Republic. Pp. x + 240. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. Cased, £75, US$99.99. ISBN: 978-1-316-51687-4. [REVIEW]Edith Gwendolyn Nally - 2023 - The Classical Review 73 (1):79-81.
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