• Sort All Books
  • Information

Contemporary Essays on Greek Ideas
The Kilgore Festschrift

Edited by Robert M. Baird, William F. Cooper, Elmer H. Duncan and Stuart E. Rosenbaum

Contemporary Essays on Greek Ideas
Hardback, 334 pages $59.95
Published: 1st August 1987
ISBN: 9780918954466

Subjects: All Classics

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.





How Philosophy Misuses Its Past

Joel M. Smith


Participation and Imitation in Plato’s Metaphysics

Carl G. Vaught


Episteme as Doxa in the Theaetetus

David J. DeMoss


Socrates and Abraham

George W. Harris


Medicine and the Patient-Physician Relationship in Ancient Greece

S. Kay Toombs


The Cratylus and How Words Are Used

James H. Ware



M. G. Yoes Jr.


Is the Concept of “Human Nature” Indispensable to Ethics?

Richard W. Eggerman


The Role of Pleasure in Aristotle’s Ethics

Ray Lanfear


Aristotle on the Distinction Between Praxis and Poiesis

Perry C. Mason


Aristotle on the Predicate “Good”

Michael Beaty


Preferential Treatment and Compensatory Justice

Ruth Bradfute Heizer


What Is Practical Philosophy?

Miodrag Lukich


The Harm of Killing: An Epicurean Perspective

Stephen E. Rosenbaum


How the Hellenic Doctrine of Recurrence Became a Fable

Chris Burckhardt


Constructing the Concept of God

Houston A. Craighead


The Dream Argument: Pyrrhonian and Cartesian Skepticism

Steven Luper-Foy


Scholarship and Citizenship in the Humanistic Tradition

James F. Veninga


Writings of William J. Kilgore



Robert Baird is Professor and Master Teacher in philosophy at Baylor University. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from Baylor University, and his Ph.D. from Emory University.  

William Cooper is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Baylor University. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in philosophy at Baylor, and his Ph.D. from Indiana University.  

Elmer Duncan also holds the position of Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Baylor University. He was awarded his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. by the University of Cincinatti.  

Stuart Rosenbaum is a professor of philosophy at Baylor University. He earned a B.A. at Baylor, an M.A. at the University of Nebraska, and his doctorate at Brown University.

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 334 pages

 Baylor University Press

Other visitors also viewed:

Bridge to Wonder Learning Through Suffering Heroes and Villains The Lawyer in Society Scoring Transcendence