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.
ForewordPrefaceHow Philosophy Misuses Its Past Joel M. SmithParticipation and Imitation in Plato's Metaphysics Carl G. VaughtEpisteme as Doxa in the Theaetetus David J. DeMossSocrates and Abraham George W. HarrisMedicine and the Patient-Physician Relationship in Ancient Greece S. Kay ToombsThe Cratylus and How Words Are Used James H. WareEither/Or M. G. Yoes Jr.Is the Concept of "Human Nature" Indispensable to Ethics? Richard W. EggermanThe Role of Pleasure in Aristotle's Ethics Ray LanfearAristotle on the Distinction Between Praxis and Poiesis Perry C. MasonAristotle on the Predicate "Good" Michael BeatyPreferential Treatment and Compensatory Justice Ruth Bradfute HeizerWhat Is Practical Philosophy? Miodrag LukichThe Harm of Killing: An Epicurean Perspective Stephen E. RosenbaumHow the Hellenic Doctrine of Recurrence Became a Fable Chris BurckhardtConstructing the Concept of God Houston A. CraigheadThe Dream Argument: Pyrrhonian and Cartesian Skepticism Steven Luper-FoyScholarship and Citizenship in the Humanistic Tradition James F. VeningaWritings of William J. KilgoreContributors