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Jeffrey Fisher
Loyola University, Chicago
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    Epictetus on the Epistemology of the Art of Living.Jeffrey Fisher - 2015 - Apeiron 48 (1):20-44.
    This paper explores what Epictetus thinks we need to learn in order to acquire the art of living, and, in doing so, illuminates the central tenets of Epictetus’ epistemology. It argues that we need to have cognition of preconceptions–innate, self-evident, general, ethical truths–and we need to know how to apply them. We acquire this “know-how” through habituation and, with it, are able to have cognition of correct applications.
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    A Plausible Doctrine of the Mean.Jeffrey J. Fisher - 2018 - Review of Metaphysics 72 (1):53-75.
    While Aristotle is often lauded, especially by virtue ethicists, for his focus on and insight into virtue, a central aspect of his conception of virtue—the doctrine of the mean—is often derided as false if not indeed absurd. The reason for this disparity in reaction to Aristotle is that the doctrine of the mean has been severely misinterpreted as stating that there are a variety of parameters in which one must achieve a mean. Such a doctrine is false, but it is (...)
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    Schelling and the Philebus.Naomi Fisher & Jeffrey J. Fisher - 2022 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 26 (2):347-367.
    Schelling’s 1794 commentary on the Timaeus makes extensive use of Plato’s Philebus, particularly the principles of limit and unlimited. In this article, we demonstrate the resonances between Schelling’s 1794 treatment of the metaphysics of the Philebus and his 1798 philosophy of nature. Attention to these resonances demonstrates an underexplored but important debt to Plato in Schelling’s philosophy of nature. In particular, Schelling is indebted to Plato’s late metaphysics in his model of the iterative combination of two basic principles: a productive, (...)
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    Normativity in Plato’s Philebus.Jeffrey J. Fisher - 2020 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 50 (8):966-980.
    This paper extracts and articulates the account of normativity in Plato’s Philebus. Central to this account is the concept of measure, which plays both an ontological and a normative role. With regard to the former, measure is what makes particular things to be the specific kind of thing they are; with regard to the latter, measure supplies the appropriate standard for determining whether or not those things are good or bad instances of their kind. As a result of measure playing (...)
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    Measurement and Mathematics in Plato’s Statesman.Jeffrey J. Fisher - 2018 - Ancient Philosophy 38 (1):69-78.
    This paper concerns the two arts of measurement discussed at Statesman 283-287b. In particular, it argues against the standard interpretation of the first art of measurement, according to which the various branches of mathematics are instances of the first art. Having argued against this standard view, this paper then supplies a more accurate interpretation in its place. Furthermore, it discusses the consequences of this interpretive disagreement for how we understand the relationship between the Statesman's art of measurement and Aristotle's doctrine (...)
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    Review of Eric D. Perl, Theophany: The Neoplatonic Philosophy of Dionysius the Areopagite: Albany: SUNY, 2008, ISBN: 978-0791471128, pb, 163 pp. [REVIEW]Jeffrey Fisher - 2009 - Sophia 48 (2):217-219.
    Theophany is an excellent introduction to Dionysius, and to the principles of Neoplatonic thought as developed by Plotinus and Proclus. Graduate students and even advanced undergraduates might profit from it, and those of us who have been working on Dionysius for years certainly will.
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  7. Epictetus's Moral Epistemology.Jeffrey Fisher - 2014 - In David B. Suits & Dane R. Gordon (eds.), Epictetus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance. Rochester, NY, USA: RIT Press. pp. 77-87.
    This paper articulates Epictetus's moral epistemology. The argument of the paper is that the famous Stoic "art of living" is best thought of as a science or kind of knowledge, and that, in his conception of knowledge, Epictetus is an orthodox Stoic, upholding the main tenets of Stoic epistemology. Thus, what exactly the art of living is and how it can be acquired can be better understood by understanding Stoic epistemology.
     
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  8. Hugh of Balma on Mystical Theology: A Translation and an Overview of his De Theologia Mystica. [REVIEW]Jeffrey Fisher - 2004 - The Medieval Review 7.
  9. Medieval Thought: The Western Intellectual Tradition from Antiquity to the Thirteenth Century. [REVIEW]Jeffrey Fisher - 1995 - The Medieval Review 5.
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    Helping the needy helps the self.Jeffrey D. Fisher, Arie Nadler, Ed Hart & Sheryle J. Whitcher - 1981 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 17 (4):190-192.
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    ‘Even the Enemy himself would not dispute that the action was just’: Disguise and Self-Deception in Gregory of Nyssa.Jeffrey Fisher & Kyle Kirchhoff - 2016 - Heythrop Journal 57 (1):84-98.
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