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Contemporary Essays on Greek Ideas
The Kilgore Festschrift

Edited by Robert M. Baird, William F. Cooper, Elmer H. Duncan and Stuart E. Rosenbaum

Contemporary Essays on Greek Ideas
Hardback, 334 pages $59.95
Published: 1st August 1987
ISBN: 9780918954466


Subjects: All Classics

This book stands as a testimony to the creative impact of W J Kilgore's teaching on the minds of his students. The contributors were each once students of Dr. Kilgore, and this collection of essays is designed to contribute to scholarly work in philosophy, at the same time serving as a tribute to Dr Kilgore's intellectual depth, philosophical rigor, and steadfastness of character.

Foreword

 

Preface

 

How Philosophy Misuses Its Past

Joel M. Smith

 

Participation and Imitation in Plato’s Metaphysics

Carl G. Vaught

 

Episteme as Doxa in the Theaetetus

David J. DeMoss

 

Socrates and Abraham

George W. Harris

 

Medicine and the Patient-Physician Relationship in Ancient Greece

S. Kay Toombs

 

The Cratylus and How Words Are Used

James H. Ware

 

Either/Or

M. G. Yoes Jr.

 

Is the Concept of “Human Nature” Indispensable to Ethics?

Richard W. Eggerman

 

The Role of Pleasure in Aristotle’s Ethics

Ray Lanfear

 

Aristotle on the Distinction Between Praxis and Poiesis

Perry C. Mason

 

Aristotle on the Predicate “Good”

Michael Beaty

 

Preferential Treatment and Compensatory Justice

Ruth Bradfute Heizer

 

What Is Practical Philosophy?

Miodrag Lukich

 

The Harm of Killing: An Epicurean Perspective

Stephen E. Rosenbaum

 

How the Hellenic Doctrine of Recurrence Became a Fable

Chris Burckhardt

 

Constructing the Concept of God

Houston A. Craighead

 

The Dream Argument: Pyrrhonian and Cartesian Skepticism

Steven Luper-Foy

 

Scholarship and Citizenship in the Humanistic Tradition

James F. Veninga

 

Writings of William J. Kilgore

 

Contributors

Robert Baird is Professor and Master Teacher in philosophy at Baylor University. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from Baylor University, and his Ph.D. from Emory University.  

William Cooper is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Baylor University. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in philosophy at Baylor, and his Ph.D. from Indiana University.  

Elmer Duncan also holds the position of Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Baylor University. He was awarded his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. by the University of Cincinatti.  

Stuart Rosenbaum is a professor of philosophy at Baylor University. He earned a B.A. at Baylor, an M.A. at the University of Nebraska, and his doctorate at Brown University.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 334 pages
ISBN:
 9780918954466

Imprint:
 Baylor University Press



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