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  1. Ronald M. Polansky (2007). Aristotle's de Anima. Cambridge University Press.
    Aristotle's De anima is the first systematic philosophical account of the soul, which serves to explain the functioning of all mortal living things. In his commentary, Ronald Polansky argues that the work is far more structured and systematic than previously supposed. He contends that Aristotle seeks a comprehensive understanding of the soul and its faculties.
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  2. Ronald M. Polansky (2000). "Phronesis" on Tour: Cultural Adaptability of Aristotelian Ethical Notions. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 10 (4):323-336.
    : How might bioethics take account of cultural diversity? Can practical wisdom of an Aristotelian sort be applied across cultures? After showing that practical wisdom involves both intellectual cleverness and moral virtue, it is argued that both these components have universality. Hence practical wisdom must be universal as well. Hellenic ethical thought neither depended on outdated theoretical notions nor limited itself to the Greek world, but was in fact developed with constant awareness of cultural differences, so it arguably works as (...)
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  3. Ronald M. Polansky (1988). CJ de Vogel, Rethinking Plato and Platonism Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 8 (1):13-15.
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  4. Ronald M. Polansky (1981). Plato's Trilogy. Journal of the History of Philosophy 19 (3):377-380.
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