DAVID WOLFSDORF

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  BOOKS
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On Goodness, Oxford University Press, forthcoming
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Pleasure in Ancient Greek Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Trials of Reason: Plato and the Crafting of Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2008
   
  EDITED VOLUME
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Early Greek Ethics, Oxford University Press, forthcoming
   
  RECENT PRESENTATION PAPERS
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"Central Features of Aristotle's Fundamental Protreptic Argument in the Protrepticus"
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"Aristotle on Plato's Basic Metaphysical Argument against Hedonism"
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"Misappearing Pleasure: Philebus 41a8-42c3"
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"Epicurus on the Telos of the Mind"
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"Aristotle on Pleasure and Energeia"
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"Ancient and Contemporary Conceptions of Pleasure"
   
  PUBLISHED OR FORTHCOMING PAPERS
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"The Ethics of the Historical Socrates," in Early Greek Ethics, D. Wolfsdorf, ed., Oxford University Press, forthcoming
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"Remarks on the Unity of the Dissoi Logoi," in Early Greek Ethics, D. Wolfsdorf, ed., Oxford, forthcoming
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"Socrates, Vlastos, and Analytic Philosophy," in Brill Companion to the Reception of Socrates, C. Moore, ed., Brill, at press
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"Sophia and Episteme in the Archaic and Classical Periods," in Philosophy of Knowledge: A History, vol. 1., N. Smith, ed., Bloomsbury, 2018
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"Hesiod from Aristotle to Posidonius," in Oxford Handbook of Hesiod, A. Loney and S. Scully, eds., Oxford University Press, 2018, 343-61
  "Socrates' Pursuit of Definitions," in Socrates II: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, chapter 38, W. Prior, ed., Routledge, 2018 (reprint of Phronesis 48 (2003) 271-312, available below)
  "Interpreting Plato's Early Dialogues," in Socrates II: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, chapter 6, W. Prior, ed., Routledge, 2018 (reprint of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 27 (2004) 15-41, available below)
"The Historical Socrates," in Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics, C. Bobonich, ed, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 30-50
"Hinzen on Grammatical Reference," Theoretical Linguistics 43 (2017) 285-96
"Comments on Danielle Macbeth's Realizing Reason," International Journal of Philosophical Studies 25 (2017) 131-38
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"Morality and Aristotelian Character Excellence," in Questions of Character, I. Fileva, ed., Oxford University Press, 2016, 19-32
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"Kurt Lampe, The Birth of Hedonism, Princeton University Press, 2015," Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

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"Plato on Pain," in Antiquorum Philosophiae, G. Cambiano, ed., special volume on pain, 9 (2015) 11-26
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"Sophistic Method and Practice," Blackwell Companion to Ancient Education, M. Bloomer, ed., Blackwell, 2015, 63-76
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"Plato on Truth-Aptness and Truth-Value," in Methexis 27 (2014) 135-56
"Timaeus' Explanation of Sense-Perceptual Pleasure," Journal of Hellenic Studies 134 (2014) 120-35
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"Plato's Epistemology," Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy, J. Warren and F. Sheffield, Routledge, 2013, 157-70
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"Socratic Philosophizing," Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates, J. Bussanich and N. Smith, eds., Bloomsbury, 2013, 34-67
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"Pleasure and Truth in Republic 9," Classical Quarterly 63 (2013) 1-29
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"Plato's Conception of Knowledge," Classical World 105 (2011) 57-75
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"Prodicus on the Correctness of Names: The Case of Terpsis, Chara, and Euphrosyne," Journal of Hellenic Studies 131 (2011) 131-45
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"Heda Segvic, From Protagoras to Aristotle: Essays in Ancient Moral Philosophy," Ancient Philosophy 30 (2010) 420-4
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"Epicurus on Euphrosyne and Energeia," Apeiron 42 (2009) 221-57
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"Empedocles and his Ancient Readers on Desire and Pleasure," Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 36 (2009) 1-71
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"Eironeia in Aristophanes and Plato," Classical Quarterly 58 (2008) 666-72
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"Roslyn Weiss, The Socratic Paradox and its Enemies, University of Chicago, 2006," Classical Review 58 (2008) 72-4
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"Hesiod, Prodicus, and the Socratics on Work and Pleasure," Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 35 (2008) 1-18
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"Rhetoric's Inadequate Means: Gorgias 466a4-468e5," Classical Philology 103 (2008) 109-34
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"The Method eks hypotheseos at Meno 86e1-87d8," Phronesis 53 (2008) 35-64
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"Philia in Plato's Lysis," Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 103 (2007) 235-59
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"Naomi Reshotko, Socratic Virtue, Cambridge University, 2006," Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2007
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"The Irony of Socrates," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (2007) 175-87
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"Courage and Knowledge at Protagoras 349e1-351b2," Classical Quarterly 56 (2006) 436-44
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"The Ridiculousness of Being Overcome by Pleasure: Protagoras 352b1-358d4," Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 31 (2006) 113-36
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Hippias Major 301b2-c2: Plato's Critique of a Corporeal Conception of Forms and of the Form-Participant Relation," Apeiron 39 (2006) 77-92
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"Daniel C. Russell, Plato on Pleasure and the Good Life, Oxford University Press, 2005," Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2006
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"Desire for Good in Meno 77b2-78b6," Classical Quarterly 56 (2006) 77-92
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"Dynamis in Laches," Phoenix 59 (2005) 324-47
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"Aitia and Aition in Plato," Ancient Philosophy 25 (2005) 341-9
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"Euthyphro 10a2-11b1: A Study in Platonic Metaphysics and its Reception since 1960," Apeiron 38 (2005) 1-72
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"The Socratic Fallacy and the Epistemological Priority of Definitional Knowledge," Apeiron 37 (2004) 35-67
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"Socrates' Avowals of Knowledge," Phronesis 49 (2004) 74-142
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"Interpreting Plato's Early Dialogues," Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 27 (2004) 15-41
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"Understanding the 'What is F?' Question," Apeiron 36 (2003) 175-88
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"Comments on Benson: 'Socrates' Method of Hypothesis in Meno," Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 18 (2003) 127-43
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"Socrates' Pursuit of Definitions," Phronesis 48 (2003) 271-312
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"Diakoisyne and Hosiotes at Protagoras 330-1," Apeiron 35 (2002) 181-210
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"Plato and the Mouthpiece Theory," Ancient Philosophy 19 (1999) sup. vol., 13-24
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"The Historical Reader of Plato's Protagoras," Classical Quarterly 48 (1998) 126-33
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"The Dramatic Date of Plato's Protagoras," Rheinisches Museum für Philologie 140 (1997) 223-30