• An analysis of Plato's Meno 

    Duggan, Nicholas James (2015-10-16)
    This thesis offers an analysis of Plato’s Meno, in which the Greek philosopher addresses more directly than in any other dialogue the character of human virtue. Believing that Plato has considerable guidance to offer us ...
  • Anatomy and anatomical exegesis in Galen of Pergamum 

    Salas, Luis Alejandro (2013-12)
    This dissertation is a study of the differing explanatory criteria used for the assessment of epistemic medical claims, particularly anatomical claims, in the work of Galen of Pergamum (129-c. 216 CE). It focuses on Galen's ...
  • Evidentiary criteria in Galen : three competing accounts of medical epistemology in the second century CE 

    Salas, Luis Alejandro (2012-12)
    This report examines the sectarian backdrop for Galen of Pergamum's medical epistemology. It considers the justificatory role that experience (empeiria) and theoretical accounts (logoi) play in Empiricist and Dogmatist ...
  • Monarchy and political community in Aristotle's Politics 

    Riesbeck, David J., 1980- (2012-05)
    This dissertation re-examines a set of long-standing problems that arise from Aristotle’s defense of kingship in the Politics. Scholars have argued for over a century that Aristotle’s endorsement of sole rule by an individual ...