Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

By: Katerina Ierodiakonou (editor), Benjamin Morison (editor)Hardback

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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 two contemporary 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.

About Author

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 author of On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place (OUP, 2002), and a contributor to the Cambridge Companion to Galen (CUP, 2008). Katerina Ierodiakonou is Associate Professor of Ancient Greek Philosophy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Previously, she was a Tutorial Fellow at St Hugh's College, Oxford. She earned her PhD at the London School of Economics and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the British Academy from 1990 to 1993. She has published numerous articles on ancient and Byzantine philosophy and has edited many volumes in both areas.

Contents

KNOWLEDGE; LOGIC AND METAPHYSICS; ETHICS AND POLITICS

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199696482
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780199696482
  • weight: 730
  • ISBN10: 0199696489

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