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Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat

Dominic Scott


This book pays tribute to the highly influential work of Myles Burnyeat, whose contributions to the study of ancient philosophy have done much to enhance the profile of the subject around the world. What is distinctive about his work is his capacity to deepen our understanding of the relation between ancient and modern thought, and to combine the best of contemporary philosophy — its insights as well as its rigour — with a deep sensitivity to classical texts. Nineteen experts in the field examine a wide range of topics in ancient philosophy, with a particular focus on Plato. Topics include Soc ... More

Keywords: Myles Burnyeat, ancient thought, modern thought, Plato, Socrates, nature of philosophy, eros

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199289974
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289974.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dominic Scott, editor
University of Cambridge
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