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    Shira Tarrant (2006). When Sex Became Gender. Routledge.
    This book is a study of post World War II feminist theory from the viewpoint of intellectual history. The key theme is that the social construction of gender has its origins in the feminist theorists of this period. This paradigm is a key foundational element to both second and third wave feminist thought. It will focus on the five key scholars of the period: Komarovsky, de Beauvoir, Mead, Klein and Herschberger. This has been a somewhat overlooked period in the development (...)
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  2. Harold Tarrant (ed.) (1998). Olympiodorus: Commentary on Platos Gorgias : Introduction by Harold Tarrant. Brill.
    This is a modern, annotated translation of antiquity's only extant commentary on Plato's moral and political dialogue Gorgias , in which the author defends ancient Greek philosophy and culture at a time when Christianity has almost replaced it. The first translation into any modern language of a central work in Platonic studies is accompanied by annotations which guide the reader in understanding the obscurities of the text, an introduction to the main issues raised by it, and a bibliography of the (...)
     
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    Harold Tarrant (1985). Scepticism or Platonism?: The Philosophy of the Fourth Academy. Cambridge University Press.
    In the first half of the first century BC the Academy of Athens broke up in disarray. From the wreckage of the semi-sceptical school there arose the new dogmatic philosophy of Antiochus, synthesised from Stoicism and Platonism, and the hardline Pyrrhonist scepticism of Aenesidemus. With his extensive knowledge of the ways in which Plato was read and invoked as an authority in late antiquity Dr Tarrant builds a most impressive reconstruction of Philo of Larissa's brand of Platonism and of (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (2000). Plato's First Interpreters. Cornell University Press.
    Harold Tarrant here explores ancient attempts to interpret Plato's writings, by philosophers who spoke a Greek close to Plato's own, and provides a fresh, ...
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    Harold Tarrant (2007). Plato's Natural Philosophy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 45 (1):150-151.
    Harold Tarrant - Plato's Natural Philosophy - Journal of the History of Philosophy 45:1 Journal of the History of Philosophy 45.1 150-151 Muse Search Journals This Journal Contents Reviewed by Harold Tarrant University of Newcastle, Australia Thomas K. Johansen. Plato's Natural Philosophy. Cambridge-New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. vi + 218. Cloth, $75.00. This major study of the philosophy of the Timaeus—provided with excellent argumentation, a fine bibliography, and useful indices—is of wider significance to the interpretation of (...)
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  6. François Renaud & Harold Tarrant (2015). The Platonic Alcibiades I: The Dialogue and its Ancient Reception. Cambridge University Press.
    Although it was influential for several hundred years after it first appeared, doubts about the authenticity of the Platonic Alcibiades I have unnecessarily impeded its interpretation ever since. It positions itself firmly within the Platonic and Socratic traditions, and should therefore be approached in the same way as most other Platonic dialogues. It paints a vivid portrait of a Socrates in his late thirties tackling the unrealistic ambitions of the youthful Alcibiades, urging him to come to know himself and to (...)
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    James M. Tarrant (forthcoming). Democracy and Education. Cogito.
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    Harold Tarrant & Danielle A. Layne, The Neoplatonic Socrates.
    In The Neoplatonic Socrates, leading scholars in classics and philosophy address this gap by examining Neoplatonic attitudes toward the Socratic method, Socratic love, Socrates's divine mission and moral example, and the much-debated issue of moral rectitude. Collectively, they demonstrate the importance of Socrates for the majority of Neoplatonists, a point that has often been questioned owing to the comparative neglect of surviving commentaries on the Alcibiades, Gorgias, Phaedo, and Phaedrus, in favor of dialogues dealing explicitly with metaphysical issues. Supplemented with (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (2000). The Philosophy of Socrates. Ancient Philosophy 20 (2):473-478.
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    Rick Benitez & Harold Tarrant, Philosophy.
    The study of the dialectic between philosophy and religion in antiquity informs us about how religion was conceived and how philosophers contributed to the development of religious thinking. We review the philosophy and religion dialectic from the end of the sixth century BCE to the second century CE, focusing more on theology, mythology, and personal religious experience, than on cult practices of polis and oikos. In general, philosophers accepted that conventional religion had an essential place in Greek culture. Competition arose (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (2003). Turning Toward Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 23 (2):435-439.
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    Kelly G. Garner, Paul E. Dux, Joe Wagner, D. R. Tarrant, Christopher D. Chambers & A. Mark (2012). Attentional Asymmetries in a Visual Orienting Task Are Related to Temperament. Cognition and Emotion 26 (8):1508-1515.
    Spatial asymmetries are an intriguing feature of directed attention. Recent observations indicate an influence of temperament upon the direction of these asymmetries. It is unknown whether this influence generalises to visual orienting behaviour. The aim of the current study was therefore to explore the relationship between temperament and measures of spatial orienting as a function of target hemifield. An exogenous cueing task was administered to 92 healthy participants. Temperament was assessed using Carver and White's (1994) Behavioural Inhibition System and Behavioural (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (2002). Philo of Larissa. Ancient Philosophy 22 (2):485-492.
  14. Hayden W. Ausland, Eugenio Benitez, Ruby Blondell, Lloyd P. Gerson, Francisco J. Gonzalez, J. J. Mulhern, Debra Nails, Erik Ostenfeld, Gerald A. Press, Gary Alan Scott, P. Christopher Smith, Harold Tarrant, Holger Thesleff, Joanne Waugh, William A. Welton & Elinor J. M. West (2000). Who Speaks for Plato?: Studies in Platonic Anonymity. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this international and interdisciplinary collection of critical essays, distinguished contributors examine a crucial premise of traditional readings of Plato's dialogues: that Plato's own doctrines and arguments can be read off the statements made in the dialogues by Socrates and other leading characters. The authors argue in general and with reference to specific dialogues, that no character should be taken to be Plato's mouthpiece. This is essential reading for students and scholars of Plato.
     
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    Jonathan Perraton & Iona Tarrant (2007). What Does Tacit Knowledge Actually Explain? Journal of Economic Methodology 14 (3):353-370.
    The concept of tacit knowledge has come a long way from its origins in Michael Polanyi's work and its championing by Hayek and other Austrian economists. It is now widely, even routinely, cited not only in Austrian economics, but also in institutional economics work, industrial economics and economic geography. Further, rather than being viewed as a hypothesis requiring conceptual clarification and empirical testing, the concept of tacit knowledge is almost invariably treated as established, even incontrovertible, virtually as a fact. Conceptual (...)
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    D. Tarrant, D. Ross & Plato (1953). Plato's Theory of Ideas. Journal of Hellenic Studies 73 (1):156.
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    Harold Tarrant (2005). Socratic Synousia : A Post-Platonic Myth? Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (2):131-155.
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    Harold Tarrant (2014). Aristotle, Plato and Pythagoreanism in the First Century BC: New Directions for Philosophy Editor by Malcolm Schofield. Journal of the History of Philosophy 52 (4):840-841.
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    Harold Tarrant, Athletics, Competition and the Intellectual.
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    Harold Tarrant (2008). The Heirs of Plato. Ancient Philosophy 24 (1):244-247.
  21. Harold Tarrant (2008). Eudorus and the Early Platonist Interpretation of the Categories. Laval Théologique et Philosophique 64 (3):583-595.
    La tradition herméneutique concernant les Catégories d’Aristote remonte à Eudore et à ses contemporains du premier siècle av. J.-C. Pour interpréter ce texte difficile, il faut que les disciples de Platon considèrent quelques problèmes nouveaux de la dialectique. Les critiques d’Eudore manifestent le désir d’un ordre rigoureux, et elles posent des questions auxquelles la tradition herméneutique, culminant dans le magnifique commentaire de Simplicius, tentera de répondre. Le projet critique d’Eudore ne nous permet pas de parler d’un «ennemi d’Aristote», ni de (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (2011). Proclus: Commentary on the First Alcibiades. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 5 (2):315-316.
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    D. Tarrant & W. K. C. Guthrie (1958). Plato: Protagoras and Meno. Journal of Hellenic Studies 78:163.
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    Harold Tarrant (1997). Der Platoniker Tauros in der Darstellung des Aulus Gellius. Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (2):294-296.
    This detailed commentary of Gellius' accounts of his teacher Taurus reconstructs the picture of this Middle Platonic philosopher as teacher and man and conveys interesting insights into the practice of philosophical teaching in the second century A.D. A collection of all testimonies and fragments of Taurus is added.
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    Harold Tarrant, Eugenio E. Benitez & Terry Roberts (2011). The Mythical Voice in the Timaeus-Critias. Ancient Philosophy 31 (1):95-120.
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    Harold Tarrant (2001). How Can Platonist Writing Be Introduced? Apeiron 34 (4):329 - 347.
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    R. J. Tarrant (1986). Adriano Cappelli, The Elements of Abbreviation in Medieval Latin Paleography. Trans. David Heimann and Richard Kay. (University of Kansas Publications, Library Series, 47.) Lawrence, Kans.: University of Kansas Libraries, 1982. Paper. Pp. Iv, 52. $4.50. [REVIEW] Speculum 61 (2):494-494.
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    D. Tarrant (1948). A New Survey of Ancient Philosophy A. H. Armstrong: An Introduction to Ancient Philosophy. Pp. Xvi+241. London: Methuen, 1947. Cloth, 15s.Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 62 (3-4):128-129.
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    Harold Tarrant (2009). Living by the Cratylus Hermeneutics and Philosophic Names in the Roman Empire. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 3 (1):1-25.
    This paper is about an aspect of philosophic life, showing, in the case of one Platonic dialogue in particular, that the texts that later Platonists employed in a quasi-scriptural capacity could influence their lives in important ways. The Cratylus was seen as addressing the question of how names could be regarded as 'correct', raising the role of the name-giver to the level of the law-giver. It begins with the question of how a personal name could be correct. The ancient text (...)
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    R. J. Tarrant (1985). Senecan Tragedy. The Classical Review 35 (02):287-.
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    D. Tarrant (1952). Plato's Use of Images Aloys de Marignac: Imagination et Dialectique. Essai sur l'Expression du Spirituel par l'Image dans les Dialogues de Platon. Pp. 168. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1951. Paper, 750 fr. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 2 (3-4):161-162.
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    D. Tarrant & W. D. Ross (1939). Aristotle's Physics. A Revised Text, with Introduction and Commentary. Journal of Hellenic Studies 59 (4):165.
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    Harold Tarrant (2004). Development, Non-Philosophers, and Laws. Polis 21 (1-2):147-159.
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    Harold Tarrant, Socratic Method and Socratic Truth.
    Readers of the early dialogues of Plato may soon feel that his Socrates proceeds methodically towards the ultimate embarrassment of his verbal wrestling-partners. Several recurrent tactics are easily identified, giving credence to claims that Socrates has a method. As Aristotle saw, he demanded universal definitions and he employed epagōgē. He elicited from an interlocutor whose belief he would question certain other beliefs, seemingly more fundamental, entailing the contradiction of the original belief. He flattered, hassled, cajoled, and criticized. He employed his (...)
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    Harold Tarrant (1995). Introducing Philosophers and Philosophies. Apeiron 28 (2):141 - 158.
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    D. Tarrant (1940). The Humanist Tradition Gilbert Murray: Stoic, Christian and Humanist. Pp. 189. London: C. A. Watts & Co., 1940. Cloth, 5s. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (04):214-215.
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    D. Tarrant (1933). Edoardo Zeller: La Filosofia dei Greet nel suo Sviluppo storico. Parte I: I Presocratici. Traduzione a cura di Rodolfo Mondolfo. Vol. I. Pp. xv+425. Florence: 'La Nuova Italia,' 1932. Paper, 26 lire. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 47 (04):148-149.
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    Harold Tarrant (2013). J.B. Kennedy: The Musical Structure of Plato's Dialogues, Acumen, Durham, Pb. ISBN 184465267X. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 7 (2):244-245.
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    D. Tarrant, Plato & J. B. Skemp (1954). Plato's Statesman. Journal of Hellenic Studies 74 (2):238.
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    Harold Tarrant (2013). Socrates' Other Voices:?Euthyphro' in the Cratylus. Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 80 (4):507.
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    Dorothy Tarrant (1946). Imagery in Plato's Republic. Classical Quarterly 40 (1-2):27-.
    Of all the dialogues that may be said to be in Plato's normal style, the Republic seems to be the richest in imagery. The Phaedrus may contain more of such figurative language, but its whole atmosphere and style are so artificial as to place it outside comparison. The Republic stands, in this respect as in philosophic content, between the relative plainness of the earlier works and the didactic heaviness of the Laws, which is relieved by proverbial, rather than by imaginative, (...)
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    D. Tarrant (1934). A French Edition of the Phaedrus L. Robin: Platon, Phèdre: Texte Établi Et Traduit. Paris: 'Les Belles Lettres,' 1933. Paper, 30 Fr. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 48 (02):64-65.
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    D. Tarrant (1940). A Short Account of Plato P. Leon: Plato. Pp. 147. London: Nelson, 1939. Cloth, 2s. 6d. The Classical Review 54 (02):87-88.
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    D. Tarrant (1936). Essays on the Platonic Epistles Glenn R. Morrow: Studies in the Platonic Epistles, with a Translation and Notes. Pp. 234. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1935. Paper, $3. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 50 (01):22-.
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    D. Tarrant (1939). R. Slmeterre: La Thiorie Socratique de la Veriu-Science Selon les 'Mémorables' de Xénophon. Pp. 78. Paris: Téqui, 1938. Stiff Paper, 15 Fr. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 53 (5-6):217-.
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    D. Tarrant (1941). Selections From Plato Plato: Selected Passages. Chosen and Edited by R. W. Livingstone. Pp. Xxiv + 220. (The World's Classics, 487.) London: Milford, 1940. Cloth, 2s. 6d. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 55 (01):32-33.
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    Jacqueline Tarrant (1986). Stephan Kuttner, Gratian and the Schools of Law, 1140–1234. (CS 185.) London: Variorum Reprints, 1983. Pp. 396. £30. [REVIEW] Speculum 61 (1):240-240.
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    Harold Tarrant (1993). The Gorgias as Philosophic Literature. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 43 (2):248-249.
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    Dorothy Tarrant (1930). Hyperides, Epitaphios, § 20 (Col. 8). The Classical Review 44 (02):62-.
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    R. J. Tarrant (1991). Birger Munk Olsen, L'étude des auteurs classiques latins aux Xle et XIIe siècle, 1: Catalogue des manuscrits classiques latins copiés du IXe au XIIe siècle. Apicius-Juvénal; 2: Catalogue des manuscrits classiques latins copiés du IXe au XIIe siècle. Livius–Vitruvius, florilèges–essais de plume; 3/1: Les classiques dans les bibliothèques médiéruales; 3/2: Addenda et corrigenda tables.(Documents, Etudes et Repértoires.) Paris: CNRS, 1982–1989. 1: pp. xxxii, 597. 2: pp. xvi, 886. 3/1: pp. xi, 381. 3/2: pp ... [REVIEW] Speculum 66 (4):930-936.
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