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  • The Doctrine of Due Measure in Plato's Statesman 

    Cochran, William (2011-09-06)
    This thesis examines the extent to which the doctrine of due measure can be rightfully called the skopos of Plato’s Statesman. In order to determine the doctrine’s explanatory power, the thesis adopts the Neoplatonic method ...
  • KNOWLEDGE OF THE GOOD: VIRTUE IN THE MENO AND PROTAGORAS 

    Heystee, B.W.D. (2013-12-13)
    In both the Meno and the Protagoras, Plato investigates the unity, acquisition and nature of virtue (ἀρετή). Although these dialogues appear to reach opposing conclusions—the Protagoras that virtue is knowledge and the ...
  • Teleology and Awareness in Aristotle's Ethical Thought 

    Manson, Benjamin (2012-08-23)
    In a famous argument at the beginning of the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle argues that the function and good of the human being is the "actuality of the soul in accordance with virtue". Presenting a view critical of the ...