(p. xiii) Notes on the Contributors
(p. xiii) Notes on the Contributors
is Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at King's College London and as of summer 2012 Professor of Philosophy in Late Antiquity and the Arabic Tradition, at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He is the author of The Arabic Plotinus (Duckworth: 2002) and Al-Kindi (Oxford University Press: 2007), and has edited numerous volumes on philosophy in the Islamic world, including most recently In the Age of Averroes (Warburg Institute: 2011). With Peter E. Pormann he has translated The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi (Oxford University Press: 2012).
is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is author, recently, of Science, Dialectique et Ethique chez Aristote (Louvain: 2010), and author or editor of numerous books and articles on Aristotle's methodology, epistemology and psychology, and on other aspects of ancient philosophy. He is a former Rhodes Scholar and research fellow of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Paris).
is a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He has written quite extensively on Aristotle; his most recent publication in this area is a collection of essays on Aristotle's Physics entitled Space, Time, Matter, and Form (Oxford, Clarendon Press: 2006). He has also written quite extensively on logic and the philosophy of mathematics; in this area he recently published Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell: 2009). His next book will be on Bertrand Russell's Philosophy of Logical Atomism (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
is Research Professor of Philosophy at Oriel College, Oxford. He is the author of Aristotle on Meaning and Essence (2000), Aristotle's Philosophy of Action (London: 1984), and has recently edited Definition in Greek Philosophy (Oxford: 2010).
is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School of Letters Hokkaido University. He is the author of ‘Aristotle on the Possibility of Metaphysics: Complementary Development between Dialectic and Natural Philosophy’ (Tokyo: 2002). His central contribution to Aristotelian studies is ‘Aristotle on Essence and Defining-Phrase in his Dialectic’ in Definition in Greek Philosophy, ed. D. Charles (Oxford University Press: 2010).
S. Marc Cohen
is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Washington, where he taught courses in the history of ancient Greek philosophy, logic, and the philosophy of language. He has also taught at Minnesota, Rutgers, Berkeley, and Indiana. His publications have mainly concerned the metaphysics and epistemology of Plato and Aristotle. He is co-editor of Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy (Hackett: 2011) and co-author of Ammonius: On Aristotle's Categories (Duckworth: 1991).
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is Tutor and Fellow of Corpus Christi College and Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the University of Oxford. She is the author of Time for Aristotle: Physics V.10–14 (Oxford: 2005).
is Associate Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the University of Geneva. He is author of Aristotle on Truth (Cambridge University Press: 2004) and of several articles on Plato's logic and epistemology, Aristotle's philosophical logic, and Stoic logic. Forthcoming is Plato's Account of Falsehood: A Study of the Sophist (Cambridge University Press).
is an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and was formerly University Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Presocratics (London: 1972), Aristotle: Physics III and IV (1983), and of many contributions to collaborative volumes on early Greek philosophy and on Aristotle.
T. H. Irwin
is Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Keble College. From 1975 to 2006 he taught at Cornell University. He is the author of: Plato's Gorgias, translation and notes, (Oxford University Press: 1979), in the Clarendon Plato Series, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, translation and notes (Hackett Publishing Co., 2nd ed.: 1999), Aristotle's First Principles, (Oxford University Press: 1988), Classical Thought (Oxford University Press: 1989), Plato's Ethics (Oxford University Press: 1995), and The Development of Ethics, 3 vols. (Oxford University Press: 2007–9).
is Charles and Emma Morrison Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University. He is the author of Socrates and the State (Princeton University Press: 1984), Aristotle on the Human Good (Princeton University Press: 1989), Aristotle's Politics VII and VIII, translation with commentary (Clarendon Press: 1997), Aristotle: Political Philosophy (Oxford University Press: 2002), and What is Good and Why: The Ethics of Well-Being (Harvard University Press: 2007). He also edited The Cambridge Companion to Plato (Cambridge University Press: 2002).
James G. Lennox
is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He is author of Aristotle, On the Parts of Animals (Oxford: 2001), Aristotle's Philosophy of Biology (Cambridge: 2001); and co-editor of Philosophical Issues in Aristotle's Biology (Cambridge: 1987), Self-motion from Aristotle to Newton (Princeton: 1994), and Concepts, Theories and Rationality in the Biological Sciences (Konstanz and Pittsburgh: 1995). He has held fellowships at the Center for Hellenic Studies (1983–4), Clare Hall, Cambridge (1986–7), and the Istituto di Studi Avanzati, University of Bologna (2006).
Michael J. Loux
is Shuster Professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Substance and Attribute (Reidel: 1979), Ockham's Theory of Terms (Notre Dame: 1974), Primary Ousia (Cornell: 1991), Metaphysics, third edition (Routledge: 2006), Nature, Norm, and Psyche (Scuola Normale Superiore: 2007); editor of Universals and Particulars (Anchor (p. xv) Doubleday: 1971), The Possible and the Actual (Cornell: 1979), The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics (Oxford: 2003), Metaphysics: Readings, second edition (Routledge: 2008); and the author of numerous articles on topics in metaphysics, the philosophy of language, medieval philosophy, and Aristotle.
is Reader in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of Indifference Arguments (Blackwell: 1993) and the Clarendon Aristotle Series volume Aristotle Metaphysics Book Θ (Oxford University Press: 2006). He has also published papers on philosophy of religion, Democritean atomism, Zeno, Melissus, method in ancient philosophy, the metaphysics of Aristotle, and Aquinas’ philosophy of nature.
is Associate Professor of Philosophy, McGill University, and Professor für Philosophie der Antike und Gegenwart, Humboldt-Universität Berlin. He is the author of Plato on God as Nous (Southern Illinois University Press: 1995, reissued by St. Augustine's Press: 2002), of Descartes and Augustine (Cambridge University Press: 1998, revised paperback edition: 2002), and of The Aim and the Argument of Aristotle's Metaphysics (forthcoming from Oxford University Press). He also has a book in draft entitled Feuerbach's Theorem: an Essay on Euclidean and Algebraic Geometry, and is working on a book entitled Fârâbî's Kitâb al-Ḥurûf and the History of the Many Senses of Being. With Rachel Barney of the University of Toronto he has translated Simplicius’ commentary on Aristotle's Physics I.1–2, for the series Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, edited by Richard Sorabji (Bloomsbury and Cornell University Press), and with Calvin Normore of McGill and UCLA he is working on a book entitled Nominalism and Realism, from Boethius to Hobbes.
Fred D. Miller, Jr.
is Professor of Philosophy and Executive Director of the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University. He is the author of Nature, Justice, and Rights in Aristotle's Politics (Oxford University Press: 1995). He is editor, with David Keyt, of A Companion to Aristotle's Politics (Blackwell: 1991) and Freedom, Reason, and the Polis: Essays in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy (Cambridge University Press: 2007), and editor, with Carrie-Ann Biondi, of A History of Philosophy of Law from the Ancient Greeks to the Scholastics (Springer: 2007). He is also co-editor of Social Philosophy and Policy and a related book series published by Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming is Aristotle's De Anima and Parva Naturalia: Complete Psychological Works, translation with introduction and notes (Oxford University Press).
is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado. He is the author of many articles and books on the history of philosophy, most recently Metaphysical Themes 1271–1674 (Oxford University Press: 2011) and the Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy (Cambridge University Press: 2010).
Directeur de Recherche au Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Paris) a principalement travaillé sur la biologie d'Aristote (Aristotle's Classification of Animals: Biology and the conceptual Unity of the (p. xvi) Aristotelian corpus, Berkeley, University of California Press: 1986) et la philosophie politique aristotélicienne. Il a traduit Les Politiques, la Physique, Les Seconds Analytiques, le De Caelo, Les Parties des Animaux en français. Il a aussi publié nombre d'articles sur le Scepticisme antique et la médecine grecque et romaine. Il a coédité avec Mary-Louise Gill A Companion to Ancient Philosophy, (Oxford: Blackwell 2006).
is Professor of Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, where he is the Academic Director of the LMS-Center for Advanced Studies. In addition to many articles in Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy, he is the author of Identität, Persistenz und Substantialität (Karl Alber: 1995), Vorsokratiker (C.H. Beck Verlag: 1997; 2nd Edition 2007), Aristoteles zur Einführung (Junius-Verlag: 2001, 2nd Edition 2004, 3rd Edition 2008), Aristoteles, Rhetorik; Übersetzung und Kommentar (Akademie Verlag: 2002), and Epikur, Ausgewählte Schriften, Übersetzung und Einleitung (Alfred Kröner: 2010). He has also edited or co-edited an additional nine volumes covering themes across a broad spectrum of topics in Ancient Philosophy.
C. D. C. Reeve
is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He works primarily on Plato and Aristotle, but is interested in philosophy generally and has published on film and on the philosophy of sex and love. His books include Philosopher-Kings (1988, reissued 2006), Socrates in the Apology (1989), Practices of Reason (1995), Aristotle: Politics (1998), Plato: Cratylus (1998), The Trials of Socrates (2002), Substantial Knowledge: Aristotle's Metaphysics (2003), Plato: Republic (2005), Love's Confusions (2005), and Plato on Love (2006). His Immortal Life: Action, Contemplation, and Happiness in Aristotle is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.
is ‘Professeure Suppléante’ at the Department of Philosophy, University of Geneva. She took her Doctorate at Padua University (Italy). From 2003 to 2011 she was Lecturer at the Queen's College, Oxford. Her area of research is Ancient Philosophy. She is the author of Galen and the Linguistic Fallacies (Venice: 2002) and has published several articles on Aristotle and Plotinus including ‘Aristotle on the Fallacy of Combination and Division in Sophistici Elenchi 4,’ ‘Epistemological Problems in Aristotle's Concept of Definition (Top. VI.4),’ ‘Essence and Cause in Plotinus: An Outline of Some Problems,’ and ‘Plotinus on Dialectic.’
is a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall and Professor of Classical Philosophy in the University of Oxford. He is the author of Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle (Oxford University Press: 1999), Classical Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge: 2003), Aristotle (Routledge: 2007), Ancient Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge: 2011), and, with Robert Pasnau, The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas (Westview: 2003). He is the editor of The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (Blackwell: 2002). Forthcoming is Aristotle's De Anima, Translated with Introduction and Commentary (Oxford University Press).
(p. xvii) Richard Sorabji
is Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. He is the author of 12 volumes and editor of 110. The 12 volumes authored include Aristotle on Memory; Necessity Cause and Blame; Time, Creation and the Continuum; Matter, Space and Motion; Animal Minds and Human Morals; Emotion and Peace of Mind; Self: Ancient and Modern Insights about Individuality, Life and Death; 3 volumes of The Philosophy of the Commentators 200–600 AD, A Sourcebook; Opening Doors: The Untold Story of Cornelia Sorabji, and (forthcoming) Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values. He is currently writing a history of the idea of Moral Conscience. He is the General Editor of the series Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, which celebrates its 100th volume in 2012, and he is editor or co-editor of 10 further volumes, including The Ethics of War: Shared Problems in Different Traditions.
is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Davidson College. He is the author of Hylomorphism and Aristotle's Categorial Scheme (Marquette: 2008), and Empiricism and the Problem of Metaphysics (Lexington: 2010), as well as numerous articles on Aristotle and in contemporary metaphysics.
is retired Professor of Philosophy. He is the author of Aristoteles, Peri hermeneias, übersetzt und erläutert [translation and commentary] (Akademie Verlag: 1994; second edition, revised 2002) and of numerous articles on Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, and Logic. Forthcoming is a new critical edition of Aristotle's De Interpretatione, based on a collation of the seven oldest surviving manuscripts (including the fragmentary Codex Sinaiticus M 138 discovered in 1975), to appear in the series Bibliotheca Teubneriana.