Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Hardcover | January 3, 2012

EditorBen Morison, Katerina Ierodiakonou

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The sixteen essays written in honour of Jonathan Barnes for this volume reflect the impressive scope of his contributions to philosophy. Six are on knowledge, five on logic and metaphysics, five on ethics. The volume ranges widely over ancient philosophy, while also finding room for twocontemporary papers on truth and vagueness. Aristotle is prominent in eight of the essays; Plato, Sextus Empiricus, the Stoics, the Epicureans, and ancient Greek medical writers are also discussed. The contributors include some of the most distinguished scholars of our time.

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The sixteen essays written in honour of Jonathan Barnes for this volume reflect the impressive scope of his contributions to philosophy. Six are on knowledge, five on logic and metaphysics, five on ethics. The volume ranges widely over ancient philosophy, while also finding room for twocontemporary papers on truth and vagueness. Aristo...

Benjamin Morison is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He studied for his BA, BPhil, and DPhil at the University of Oxford, and was a Post-doctoral Fellow of the British Academy from 1997 to 2000. From 2001 to 2009 he was the Michael Cohen Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Exeter College, Oxford. He is the auth...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pagesPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of ContributorsIntroductionKnowledgeM. F. Burnyeat: EpistemeR. J. Hankinson: Avant nous le deluge: Aristotle's Notion of Intellectual GraspKaterina Ierodiakonou: The Notion of Enargeia in Hellenistic PhilosophyJulia Annas: Ancient Scepticism and Ancient ReligionGail Fine: Concepts and inquiry: Sextus and the EpicureansMichael Frede: An Anti-Aristotelian Point of Method in Three Rationalist DoctorsLogic and MetaphysicsGisela Striker: A Note on the Ontology of Aristotle Categories, ch. 2David Charles: Some Remarks on Substance and Essence in Metaphysics Z. 6Benjamin Morison: What Was Aristotle's Concept of Logical Form?Susanne Bobzien: If it's clear, then it's clear that it's clear, or is it? Higher-Order-Vagueness and the S4 AxiomIan Rumfitt: Ramsey on Truth and MeaningEthics and PoliticsStephen Everson: Justice and Just Action in the RepublicAnthony Kenny: Practical Truth in AristotleMalcolm Schofield: Democratic Aristotle and the Democratization of PoliticsRichard Sorabji: Stoic Reservation in Wants and ExpectationsMiriam Griffin: The Politics of Virtue: Three Puzzles in De OfficiisBibliography of Jonathan Barnes's writings: Maddalena BonelliIndex locorumIndex of names