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The Socratic Fallacy In The Early Dialogues, Priscilla Sakezles Dec 1999

The Socratic Fallacy In The Early Dialogues, Priscilla Sakezles

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

In ‘Plato’s Euthyphro: An Analysis and Commentary’ (33), Peter Geach attributes two assumptions to Socrates which he calls the ‘Socratic Fallacy’ since its locus classicus is the early Socratic dialogues:

(A) if you know you are correctly predicating a given term ‘T,’ you must ‘know what it is to be T’ in the sense of being able to give a general criterion for a thing’s being T;

(B) it is no use to try and arrive at the meaning of‘T’ by giving examples of things that are T.

Geach claims that (B) follows from (A) because assuming ...


George Grote On Plato And Athenian Democracy: A Study In Classical Reception, Kyriakos N. Demetriou Dec 1999

George Grote On Plato And Athenian Democracy: A Study In Classical Reception, Kyriakos N. Demetriou

Kyriakos N. Demetriou

George Grote (1794-1871) belonged to the leading Philosophic Radicals of early Victorian Britain. A student of James Mill and Jeremy Bentham, a self-educated classical scholar, and a committed utilitarian liberal, he succeeded in revolutionizing the field of Greek studies. The author draws on both unpublished works of Grote and also a wide range of published material, with emphasis on the History of Greece and Plato and the other Companions of Sokrates, to give us this study of the historian's thought and understanding of classical Greece. The book starts with an examination of Grote's early intellectual influences and then ...


Trends. Demonstrating At The World Trade Organization: The Rise And Fall Of Global An-Anarchists, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Demonstrating At The World Trade Organization: The Rise And Fall Of Global An-Anarchists, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the existence of anarchists.


The ‘Digression’ In Plato’S Theaetetus: A New Interpretation, David Levy Dec 1999

The ‘Digression’ In Plato’S Theaetetus: A New Interpretation, David Levy

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

In this paper I argue that the “digression” (Tht. 172D-177C) plays a central role in Plato’s overall critique of Protagoras’s measure doctrine. Properly understood, the digression itself constitutes an argument against accepting a particular interpretation of the measure doctrine. This argument is based upon the unacceptable moral and political consequences that result from an institutional validation of extreme conventionalism. Commentators, such as Robin Waterfield and Gilbert Ryle, who dismiss this passage as pointless, and translators, such as Gwynneth Matthews, who omit the passage entirely, fail to draw the important connections among the measure doctrine, the Athenian legal system ...


The Transformation Of The Investigation Of F In Plato's Dramas Of Definition, David Wolfsdorf Dec 1999

The Transformation Of The Investigation Of F In Plato's Dramas Of Definition, David Wolfsdorf

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

In this paper I consider which formal characteristics, if any, occur in the investigations. In addition, I am interested in whether there is a transformation of formal characteristics among the dramas of definition.

Methodologically, the paper focuses on what I call the surface claims and arguments of the text. By that I mean the explicit claims and arguments Socrates and his interlocutors make about the identity of F. This aspect of the texts is distinguished from their literary or dramatic aspects as well as any indirect claims and arguments about F, however these might occur. The neglect of the literary ...


What Is The Thing Called “Humanistic Mathematics?”, Tamar Apel Dec 1999

What Is The Thing Called “Humanistic Mathematics?”, Tamar Apel

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Values In Mathematics Education, Murad Jurdak Dec 1999

The Role Of Values In Mathematics Education, Murad Jurdak

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


A Reflection On The Word: Remembering The Word “Word” Is Reflexive, Paul Fjelstad, Ivan Ginchev Dec 1999

A Reflection On The Word: Remembering The Word “Word” Is Reflexive, Paul Fjelstad, Ivan Ginchev

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


Grundlagenreflexionen Zur Thematik Anthropomorpher Schnittstellen, Rudolf Kaehr Dec 1999

Grundlagenreflexionen Zur Thematik Anthropomorpher Schnittstellen, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

Report for the EMBASSI Project


Which Kind Of Legal Order? Logical Coherence And Praxeological Coherence, Mario Rizzo Dec 1999

Which Kind Of Legal Order? Logical Coherence And Praxeological Coherence, Mario Rizzo

Mario Rizzo

This article addresses the classic question: How can the common law ensure relative certainty of expectations and also adapt to economic or other changes in society?


A Case Study “The Concrete Sumo” Exigent Decision-Making In Engineering, Michael Pritchard Nov 1999

A Case Study “The Concrete Sumo” Exigent Decision-Making In Engineering, Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard

No abstract available


What's The Price Of A Research Subject?, Charles Weijer Nov 1999

What's The Price Of A Research Subject?, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


Sagp Newsletter 1999-2000.2 November, Anthony Preus Nov 1999

Sagp Newsletter 1999-2000.2 November, Anthony Preus

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

Announcement of the SAGP panels with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in Boston, December 28, 1999, and with the American Philological Association in Dallas, December 28, 1999.


The Coming Slavery: The Determinism Of Herbert Spencer, Mario J. Rizzo Nov 1999

The Coming Slavery: The Determinism Of Herbert Spencer, Mario J. Rizzo

Mario Rizzo

Herbert Spencer (1820–1903) believed that Victorian Britain was moving toward a society of total regimentation (slavery). This movement was part of a cosmic process of evolution and dissolution. While the long-run (but not ultimate) destination of society was a higher form of social organization based on voluntary and complex interpersonal relationships, the immediate tendency was retrograde—a movement away from the liberation of mankind from the bondage of previous eras. This Article explores (1) the reasons for the retrograde movement, (2) its inevitability, and (3) the role of ideas in the process. The general conclusion is that in an ...


If Deliberative Democracy Is The Solution, What Is The Problem?, Emily Hauptmann Nov 1999

If Deliberative Democracy Is The Solution, What Is The Problem?, Emily Hauptmann

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Presented March 18, 1999 for the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society.


Bonjour, Kant, And The 'A Priori', Kurt Mosser Nov 1999

Bonjour, Kant, And The 'A Priori', Kurt Mosser

Philosophy Faculty Publications

In his 1985 The Structure of Empirical Knowledge, Laurence BonJour presented a compelling and articulate defense of a coherence theory of knowledge. Following what he called a “dialectical” strategy, he began by indicating the central issue at stake: the justification of empirical knowledge claims. He then argued that no available foundationalist or coherentist account could provide that justification, and that all such attempts either end in sheer dogmatism, or succumb to skepticism. After a lengthy critical discussion, he turned to developing a argument for his own view, combining a correspondence theory of truth with a coherence theory of justification. He ...


In Vitro Fertilization: Truth And Consequences, Mark Yavarone Nov 1999

In Vitro Fertilization: Truth And Consequences, Mark Yavarone

The Linacre Quarterly

No abstract provided.


[Book Reviews Of] The Hand Of God: A Journey From Death To Life By The Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind, By Bernard N. Nathanson / Nature, The Physician, And The Family, The Collected Works Of Herbert Ratner, Md., Donald Demarco, Eugene F. Diamond Nov 1999

[Book Reviews Of] The Hand Of God: A Journey From Death To Life By The Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind, By Bernard N. Nathanson / Nature, The Physician, And The Family, The Collected Works Of Herbert Ratner, Md., Donald Demarco, Eugene F. Diamond

The Linacre Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Redeeming The Symbols: Madeleine L'Engle And The Interpreting Of Contemporary Geometry In The Christian Tradition, C. Christopher Smith Nov 1999

Redeeming The Symbols: Madeleine L'Engle And The Interpreting Of Contemporary Geometry In The Christian Tradition, C. Christopher Smith

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Past The Ravening Lion Of Presentism: C.S. Lewis In The Next Century, Richard Hill Nov 1999

Past The Ravening Lion Of Presentism: C.S. Lewis In The Next Century, Richard Hill

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis On Education, Joel D. Heck Nov 1999

Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis On Education, Joel D. Heck

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Reflections Of Macdonald In Lewis, Sharon Oestreicher Kotapish Nov 1999

Reflections Of Macdonald In Lewis, Sharon Oestreicher Kotapish

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


C.S. Lewis: The Abolition Of Man, Christopher Horton Nov 1999

C.S. Lewis: The Abolition Of Man, Christopher Horton

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Gollum And The Mystery Of Evil, John Seland Nov 1999

Gollum And The Mystery Of Evil, John Seland

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Gender And Inklings Friendship, Candice Frederick, Sam Mcbride Nov 1999

Gender And Inklings Friendship, Candice Frederick, Sam Mcbride

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Edmund Pevensie And The Character Of The Redeemed, Jill Ogline Nov 1999

Edmund Pevensie And The Character Of The Redeemed, Jill Ogline

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Poetry And Poetics In Tolkien's Middle Earth, Elisha Swett Nov 1999

Poetry And Poetics In Tolkien's Middle Earth, Elisha Swett

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


A Chestertonian Approach To Humor, Robert Moore-Jumonville Nov 1999

A Chestertonian Approach To Humor, Robert Moore-Jumonville

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


C.S. Lewis: True Progressive, Doug Jackson Nov 1999

C.S. Lewis: True Progressive, Doug Jackson

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Lewis In The Dock: A Brief Review Of The Secular Print Media's Judgment Of The C.S. Lewis Centenary, Richard James Nov 1999

Lewis In The Dock: A Brief Review Of The Secular Print Media's Judgment Of The C.S. Lewis Centenary, Richard James

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.