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.
Robert M Baird is a professor of philosophy at Baylor University and an editor of Prometheus Books' Contemporary Issues series. Stuart E Rosenbaum is a professor of philosophy at Baylor University and an editor of Prometheus Books' Contemporary Issues series.
Foreword Preface How Philosophy Misuses Its Past Joel M. Smith Participation and Imitation in Platoas 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 Aristotleas 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