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  1. Benjamin A. Rider (forthcoming). Socratic Philosophy for Beginners? In Advance. Teaching Philosophy.
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  2. Benjamin A. Rider (2014). Epicurus on the Fear of Death and the Relative Value of Lives. Apeiron 47 (4).
  3. Benjamin A. Rider (2013). J.M. Rist Plato's Moral Realism. The Discovery of the Presuppositions of Ethics. Pp. X + 286. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2012. Paper, US$29.95 (Cased, US$49.95). ISBN: 978-0-8132-1980-6 (978-0-8132-1979-0 Hbk). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 63 (2):362-364.
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  4. Benjamin A. Rider (2013). Plato's Charmides: Positive Elenchus in a 'Socratic' Dialogue, by Thomas Tuozzo. Ancient Philosophy 33 (2):425-430.
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  5. Benjamin Rider (2012). Wisdom, Εὐτυχία, and Ηappiness in the Euthydemus. Ancient Philosophy 32 (1):1-14.
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  6. Benjamin Rider (2012). Wisdom,(Part of the Article Not Published in ASCI), and Happiness in the Euthydemus. Ancient Philosophy 32 (1):1.
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  7. Benjamin A. Rider (2012). Socrates' Philosophical Protreptic in Euthydemus 278c–282d. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 94 (2):208-228.
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  8. Benjamin A. Rider (2011). A Socratic Seduction: Philosophical Protreptic in Plato's Lysis. Apeiron 44 (1):40-66.
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  9. Benjamin A. Rider (2011). Self-Care, Self-Knowledge, and Politics in the Alcibiades I. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (2):395-413.
    In the Alcibiades I, Socrates argues for the importance of self-knowledge. Recent interpreters contend that the self-knowledge at issue here is knowledge of an impersonal and purely rational self. I argue against this interpretation and advance an alternative. First, the passages proponents of this interpretation cite—Socrates’ argument that the self is the soul, and his suggestion that Alcibiades seek self-knowledge by looking for his soul’s reflection in the soul of another—do not unambiguously support their reading. Moreover, other passages, particularly Socrates’ (...)
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  10. Benjamin A. Rider (2010). The Ethics of Superlongevity. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 17 (1):56-65.
    According to many scientists and futurists, technological advancements may soon make it possible significantly to extend average human life expectancy. This is often called "superlongevity." I discuss two arguments against superlongevity-first, a utilitarian argument from Peter Singer, and then an argument of my own. Although neither argument is decisive, I conclude that there are serious concerns about whether superlongevity would be a good idea that we need to reflect on as we consider the possibility.
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  11. Benjamin Rider (2009). The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle. Teaching Philosophy 32 (2):220-223.