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    Platonic Recollection and Mental Pregnancy.Glenn Rawson - 2006 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 44 (2):137-155.
    : Plato's founding position in the tradition of epistemological nativism has been underestimated. In addition to his notorious, naively non-dispositional model of learning as recollection, Plato offers several neglected dispositional models of innate ideas, including Diotima's model of mental pregnancy in the Symposium, in which maturing mental embryos begin not with the actual content of the knowledge to be acquired, but with a specific potentiality that must be actualized through series of specific kinds of experience and mental activity. A survey (...)
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    Speculative Theory, Practical Theory, and Practice in Plato’s Meno.Glenn Rawson - 2000 - Southwest Philosophy Review 17 (1):103-112.
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    "An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy: Conversations Between Men and Women Philosophers," Ed. Karen J. Warren. [REVIEW]Glenn Rawson - 2014 - Teaching Philosophy 37 (4):559-563.
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    Critical Thinking in Higher Education, and Following the Arguments with Plato's Socrates.Glenn Rawson - 2016 - American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy 2:73-93.
    In spite of his reputations as an impractical skeptic or dogmatic idealist, Plato’s Socrates is often an impressive example of a critical thinker, and we can use Plato’s dialogues to promote such skills in the college classroom. This essay summarizes recent institutional motivations for promoting critical thinking in a student-centered, active-learning pedagogy; compares Plato’s core model of education and fundamental rationale for it; shares an essay–presentation–discussion assignment that serves those modern and ancient goals; and discusses how this flexible type of (...)
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    A Socratically Anti-‘Platonic’ Plato? Peterson Socrates and Philosophy in the Dialogues of Plato. Pp. Xvi + 293. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Cased, £55, US$90. ISBN: 978-0-521-19061-9. [REVIEW]Glenn Rawson - 2012 - The Classical Review 62 (2):400-402.
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    Socratic Humility.Glenn Rawson - 2005 - Philosophy Now 53:31-33.
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    Teaching Ancient Philosophy Among the Remains of Ancient Greece.Glenn Rawson - 2003 - Teaching Philosophy 26 (4):367-380.
    While visiting original sites provides a clear benefit to study in ancient history, art, and archaeology, this benefit of such an activity for philosophy is less conclusive. In addition to describing a series of classes on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle that used seven sites in Greece in a study abroad program, this paper draws on student surveys to argue that on-site sessions have two kinds of benefits. First, visiting sites can enhance understanding by providing important contextual information that greater illustrates (...)
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    Knowledge and Desire of the Good in Republic.Glenn Rawson - 1996 - Southwest Philosophy Review 12 (1):103-115.