Browse Dept. of Classics by Subject "Philosophy"
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(1989)This thesis consists of a critical text, translation and running commentary on Epictetus II.23 which is entitled On the faculty of speech. In this diatribe, Epictetus discusses the proper role of speech, rhetoric and logic ...
(1997)Plato's brief dialogue, Ion, represents an encounter between the Athenian philosopher, Socrates, and the Ephesian rhapsode, Ion, in which the philosopher attempts to persuade the rhapsode that his ability in reciting Homeric ...
The Protean Essence of Logos: Problematization of Language and Indefinability of Knowlege as Perception in Plato's "Theaetetus (2002)The argument that underlies the thesis is that sophistic logos , both as abstract conceptualization and as concrete verbal expression, is problematic and ineffectual. The Theaetetus, with its central focus on the notion ...
(2004)Providing a new edition of Themistius' paraphrase of the de Anima is my ultimate objective. However, given the limited scope of a dissertation, I have restricted myself to an examination of only a portion of the paraphrase. ...