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Mi-Kyoung (Mitzi) Lee received her PhD from Harvard in 1996. She taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1996 until 2005, when she took up her current position at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has held visiting positions at the University of Chicago and Harvard University. Professor Lee works in the area of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. She is the author of Epistemology after Protagoras: Responses to Relativism in Plato, Aristotle, and Democritus (OUP, 2005), as well as numerous articles in ancient philosophy.
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors
1. The life of Protarchus' choosing: Plato Philebus 20b-22c
2. Fools' pleasures in Plato's Philebus
3. Did Plato's cosmos literally begin?
Aristotle's ethics and practical reasoning
4. A swarm of virtues: on the unity and completeness of Aristotle's scheme of character-virtues
5. Justice and the laws in Aristotle's ethics
6. Aristotle on how to fell a tree and other matters involving experience
7. Deduction in Sophistici Elenchi 6
8. Boethus and finished syllogisms
9. Alexander of Aphrodisias on Aristotle's theory of the Stoic indemonstrables
10. Why there are ends of both goods and evils in ancient ethical theory
11. Ancient goods: the tria genera bonorum in ethical theory
12. The Philosophical Ambitions of Seneca's Letters
13. The epistemology of Ptolemy's On the criterion
14. Compulsions of Stoic assent
15. Sextus Empiricus on Persuasiveness and Equipollence
Svavar Hrafn Svavarsson
Bibliography for Gisela Striker
Index of Names