Selected Publications

Boccaccio on Poetry, a Critical edition with introduction, textual notes, and commentary, University of Toronto Press, 1978

Articulating the Ineffable: Approaches to the Teaching of Humanities (with Ronald

Ronning), University Press of America, 1978

“On the Spiritual Formation of Catechumens: Liberal Arts Education as a Secular Religion,” Classical Outlook, Vol. LVI (1979) No. 5

 “Towards a Definition of Liberal Education,” Humanities Education, Spring, 1984

“Better a Live Dog than a Dead Lion,” Humanities Education, Spring, 1985

Apophoreta: Latin and Greek Studies in Honor of Grace L. Beede, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Chicago. 1985

“Sophocles’ Oedipus: A Comparative Review of Translations,” Humanities Education, January, 1986

“Two Cultures” once More. Humanities Education, Winter ‘87

“Cultural Literacy and the Classics” Classical Journal, October-November ‘88

“Cultural Literacy á la Alan Bloom” lead article in Towards a Coherent Curriculum,  University of Minnesota, October, 1988

The Platonic Doctrines of Albinus. Phanes Press, 1991.

“A Hirschean Approach to the content of the Core,” College Teaching, Winter, 1992.

“Stoic Attitudes Towards the Contemplative Life,” a paper delivered at the International Conference on Greek Philosophy, Rhodes, Greece, August 1992 published in

Hellenistic Phi1osophy, (Athens, 1994).

“Orthodoxy, Hellenization and Dehellenization,” Phi1osophy and Orthodoxy ed. by K. Boudouris, (Athens, 1994) in English, Greek and Serbo-Croatian.

“Aristotle, Education and the Multicultural Society,” Thought of Aristotle ed. by K. Boudouris (Athens, 1995).

“Theological Uses of Skepticism, the Pros and Cons” in Skepsis

“Was Socrates a Skeptic?” (with Tom Sullivan) Skepsis

“Mythos, Logos and the Birth of Philosophy” in The Philosophy of Logos ed. by

         K. Boudouris,   (Athens, 1996).

“Plato, Human Nature and Human Rights,” in Platonic Political Philosophy, ed. by

         K. Boudouris, (Athens, 1997).

“Walter Kaufmann’s Philosophy of Tragedy,” a paper delivered at the lXth International

         Symposium on Philosophy and Culture, Olympia, Greece, August 2-6, 1998.

         Iphitos, Vol. I, No. 1, 2000.

“Dreams and Therapy,” a paper delivered at the Xth International  Conference on

            Greek Philosophy, Cos, Greece, l998.  Philosophy and Medicine, (Athens, 1999).

“Greek Thought and the Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment,” a paper delivered at a conference on “Philosophy and Ecology,” Samos, Greece, August 28-28, 1998. Philosophy and Ecology, (Athens, l999).

“Postmodern Art and the Rejection of Reason,” a paper delivered at the Eleventh International  Conference on Greek Philosophy, Lesbos (Greece), August, 1999.  Greek Philosophy and The Fine Arts, (Athens, 2000).

“Epistemology Without Ontology?  The Aristotelian Challenge to a Modern Dogma (with Thomas Sullivan), a paper delivered at the XII International Conference on Greek Philosophy, Samos, 2000.  Greek Philosophy and Epistemology, (Athens, 2001).

“Intercultural Communications in Classical Antiquity,” a paper delivered at the XIII International Conference on Greek Philosophy, August 2001.  The Philosophy of Communication, (Athens, 2002).

“Utopias, Dystopias and the Kallipolis: Plato’s Republic in Context,” a paper delivered at the XIV International Conference on Greek Philosophy, August 2002 

“Roman Conceptions of Philosophy,” a paper delivered at the XV International Conference on Greek Philosophy in Macedonia, August 2003

“E.D. Hirsch’s Philosophy of Education,” a paper delivered at the First World Olympic Congress of Philosophy, Spetses, Greece, July, 2004

“Pope John Paul II on Capitalism, Free Markets and Related Topics,” a paper delivered at the  First World Olympic Congress of Philosophy, Spetses, Greece, July, 2004.

"Education and the Transmission of Culture," a paper delivered at the XVI International Conference on Greek Philosophy, Samos, Greece, August, 2005 )forthcoming)       

“Is Justice a Value or a Virtue?” a paper delivered at the XVIII International Conference on Philosophy, Kavala/Abdera, 2006
“The Failure of Progressive Education and the Return to Classical Models, a paper delivered at the XIX International Conference on Philosophy, Samos, 2007

“The Relevance of Aristotle’s Proof of the Principle of Non-contradiction,” a paper delivered at the XX International Conference on Philosophy, Crete, 2008

“Philosophy and/or Poetry,” a paper delivered at the XXI International Conference on Philosophy, Cyprus, 2009

                                 

Work in Progress

Francesco Suarez’ Commentary on Aristotle’s De Anima (with John Kronen)

What We Can Learn from the Greeks about Education

"Alan Bloom on Virtues and Values" (an article)

 

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