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Burnyeat, Myles

Works: 59 works in 325 publications in 4 languages and 9,790 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spurious and doubtful works  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker
Classifications: B386.A5, 121
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Publications about Myles Burnyeat
Publications by Myles Burnyeat
Most widely held works by Myles Burnyeat
Doubt and dogmatism : studies in Hellenistic epistemology ( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
Socratic studies by Gregory Vlastos( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
This is the companion volume to Gregory Vlastos' highly acclaimed work Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Four ground-breaking papers which laid the basis for his understanding of Socrates are collected here, in revised form: they examine Socrates' elenctic method of investigative argument, his disavowal of knowledge, his concern for definition, and the complications of his relationship with the Athenian democracy. The fifth chapter is a new and provocative discussion of Socrates' arguments in the Protagoras and Laches. The epilogue 'Socrates and Vietnam' suggests that Socrates was not, as Plato claimed, the most just man of his time. The papers have been prepared for publication by Professor Myles Burnyeat with the minimum of editorial intervention
The Skeptical tradition ( Book )
11 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The sense of the past : essays in the history of philosophy by Bernard Williams( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 583 libraries worldwide
"Before his death in 2003, Bernard Williams planned to publish a collection of historical essays, focusing primarily on the ancient world. This posthumous volume brings together a much wider selection, written over some forty years. His legacy lives on in this masterful work, the first collection ever published of Williams's essays on the history of philosophy. The subjects range from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth A.D., from Homer to Wittgenstein by way of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Sidgwick, Collingwood, and Nietzsche. Often one would be hard put to say which part is history, which philosophy. Both are involved throughout, because this is the history of philosophy written philosophically. Historical exposition goes hand in hand with philosophical scrutiny. Insights into the past counteract blind acceptance of present assumptions. In his touching and illuminating introduction, Myles Burnyeat writes of these essays: "They show a depth of commitment to the history of philosophy seldom to be found nowadays in a thinker so prominent on the contemporary philosophical scene."--Book cover
The Theaetetus of Plato by Plato( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and French and held by 569 libraries worldwide
In this work, two friends remember an encounter one of them had with Socrates in childhood. Socrates gives a description of his attitude and method toward philosophy when he compares himself to his mother, a midwife, and calls himself a “midwife to knowledge.” He prefers to guide his students to the truth through their own deduction and reason, rather than simply tell them what they should believe. This teaching style has come to be called the Socratic Method
Philosophy as it is by Ted Honderich( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The original sceptics : a controversy ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
From Protagoras to Aristotle : essays in ancient moral philosophy by Heda Segvic( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 libraries worldwide
This book is about Protagoras' political art, Homer in Plato's Protagoras. The meaning of Socratic intellectualism, Aristotle's Metaphysics of action, deliberation and choice in Aristotle and translation of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
Aristotle's divine intellect by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Bryan Magee talks to Myles Burnyeat about Plato by Bryan Magee( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teacher Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato's original doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas). Plato's political philosophy is discussed within the context of the nation of the ideal state -- a political utopia ruled by philosopher-kings
Theaetetus by Plato( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
In the Theaetetus Plato made a pioneering contribution to one of the central problems of Western philosophy
Maieusis : essays in ancient philosophy in honour of Myles Burnyeat ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"Maieusis 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 a round the world. What is distinctive about this work is his 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 of the world's leading experts in the field examine a wide range of topics in ancient philosophy, the different aspects of eros in the Symposium, Republic, and Phaedrus, the Phaedo's arguments for immortality, wars and warriors in Plato, and the cave allegory in the Republic."--Jacket
Explorations in ancient and modern philosophy by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-2. "M.F. Burnyeat taught for 14 years in the Philosophy Department of University College London, then for 18 years in the Classics Faculty at Cambridge, 12 of them as the Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy, before migrating to Oxford in 1996 to become a Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at All Souls College. The studies, articles and reviews collected in these two volumes of Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy were all written, and all but two published, before that decisive change. Whether designed for a scholarly audience or for a wider public, they range from the Presocratics to Augustine, from Descartes and Bishop Berkeley to Wittgenstein and G.E. Moore. Their subject-matter falls under four main headings: Part I on Logic and Dialectic, Part II on Scepticism Ancient and Modern, Part III on Knowledge, Part IV on Philosophy and the Good Life. The title 'Explorations' well expresses Burnyeat's ability to discover new aspects of familiar texts, new ways of solving old problems. In his hands the history of philosophy becomes itself a philosophical activity."--Publisher's description
The pseudo-platonic seventh letter by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Examines the authenticity of the Platonic Seventh Letter, showing how its philosophical content conflicts with what we find in the Platonic dialogues
A map of Metaphysics zeta by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Notes on Book Zeta of Aristotle's Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Explorations in ancient and modern philosophy by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Explorations in ancient and modern philosophy by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Seventh platonic letter : a seminar by Myles Burnyeat( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Seventh Platonic Letter describes Plato's attempts to turn the ruler of Sicily, Dionysius II, into a philosopher ruler along the lines of the Republic. It explains why Plato turned from politics to philosophy in his youth and how he then tried to apply his ideas to actual politics later on. It also sets out his views about language, writing and philosophy. As such, it represents a potentially crucial source of information about Plato, who tells us almost nothingabout himself in his dialogues. But is it genuine? Scholars have debated the issue for centuries, although recent opinion has move
Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito by Rachana Kamtekar( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Plato's Euthyrphro, Apology, andCrito portray Socrates' words and deeds during his trial for disbelieving in the Gods of Athens and corrupting the Athenian youth, and constitute a defense of the man Socrates and of his way of life, the philosophic life. The twelve essays in the volume, written by leading classical philosophers, investigate various aspects of these works of Plato, including the significance of Plato's characters, Socrates's revolutionary religious ideas, and the relationship between historical events and Plato's texts
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Alternative Names
Burnyeat, M.F.
Burnyeat, M.F. 1939-
Burnyeat, M. F. (Myles Frederic)
Burnyeat, Miles 1939-
Burnyeat, Myles F.
Burnyeat, Myles F. 1939-
Burnyeat, Myles Frederic.
Burnyeat Myles Frederic 1939-...
Burnyeat, Myles Fredric 1939-
Myles Burnyeat britischer Philosoph und Philosophiehistoriker
Myles Burnyeat Brits filosoof
Myles Burnyeat English classicist
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English (231)
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Italian (3)
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