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  1. Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat.Myles Burnyeat & Dominic Scott (eds.) - 2007 - Oxford University Press.
    Maieusis pays tribute to the highly influential work of Myles Burnyeat, whose contributions to the study of ancient philosophy have done much to enhance the ...
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  2. Notes on Book Zeta of Aristotle's Metaphysics Being the Record by Myles Burnyeat and Others of a Seminar Held in London, 1975-1979.Myles Burnyeat - 1979 - Sub-Faculty of Philosophy.
  3. Notes on Books Eta and Theta of Aristotle's Metaphysics Being the Record by Myles Burnyeat and Others of a Seminar Held in London, 1979-1982.Myles Burnyeat - 1984 - Oxford University Press.
     
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    The Theaetetus of Plato.Myles Burnyeat - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):830-834.
    M. J. Levett's elegant translation of Plato's _Theaetetus_, first published in 1928, is here revised by Myles Burnyeat to reflect contemporary standards of accuracy while retaining the style, imagery, and idiomatic speech for which the Levett translation is unparalleled. Bernard William’s concise introduction, aimed at undergraduate students, illuminates the powerful argument of this complex dialogue, and illustrates its connections to contemporary metaphysical and epistemological concerns.
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  5. Socratic Studies.Myles Burnyeat (ed.) - 1993 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is the companion volume to Gregory Vlastos' highly acclaimed work Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Four ground-breaking papers which laid the basis for his understanding of Socrates are collected here, in revised form: they examine Socrates' elenctic method of investigative argument, his disavowal of knowledge, his concern for definition, and the complications of his relationship with the Athenian democracy. The fifth chapter is a new and provocative discussion of Socrates' arguments in the Protagoras and Laches. The epilogue 'Socrates and (...)
     
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  6. The Seventh Platonic Letter: A Seminar.Myles Burnyeat & Michael Frede - 2015 - Oxford University Press UK.
    The Seventh Platonic Letter describes Plato's attempts to turn the ruler of Sicily, Dionysius II, into a philosopher ruler along the lines of the Republic. It explains why Plato turned from politics to philosophy in his youth and how he then tried to apply his ideas to actual politics later on. It also sets out his views about language, writing and philosophy. But is it genuine? Scholars have debated the issue for centuries. The origin of this book was a seminar (...)
     
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  7. Plato on Why Mathematics is Good for the Soul.Myles Burnyeat - 2000 - In T. Smiley (ed.), Mathematics and Necessity: Essays in the History of Philosophy. pp. 1-81.
  8. Aristotle on Learning to Be Good.Myles F. Burnyeat - 1980 - In Amélie Oksenberg Rorty (ed.), Essays on Aristotle's Ethics. University of California Press. pp. 69--92.
  9. The Original Sceptics: A Controversy.Myles Burnyeat & Michael Frede - 1997 - Hackett.
    These five essays began a debate about the nature and scope of ancient scepticism which has transformed our understanding of what scepticism originally was. Together they provide a vigorous and highly stimulating introduction to the thought of the original sceptics, and shed new light on its relation to sceptical arguments in modern philosophy.
     
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  10. De Anima II 5.Myles F. Burnyeat - 2002 - Phronesis 47 (1):28-90.
    This is a close scrutiny of De Anima II 5, led by two questions. First, what can be learned from so long and intricate a discussion about the neglected problem of how to read an Aristotelian chapter? Second, what can the chapter, properly read, teach us about some widely debated issues in Aristotle's theory of perception? I argue that it refutes two claims defended by Martha Nussbaum, Hilary Putnam, and Richard Sorabji: that when Aristotle speaks of the perceiver becoming like (...)
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  11. Is an Aristotelian Philosophy of Mind Still Credible? (A Draft).Myles Burnyeat - 1992 - In Martha C. Nussbaum & Amelie Oksenberg Rorty (eds.), Essays on Aristotle’s de Anima. Clarendon Press. pp. 15-26.
  12. Kinesis Vs. Energeia: A Much-Read Passage in (but Not of) Aristotle's Metaphysics.Myles F. Burnyeat - 2008 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 34:219-291.
  13. All the World's a Stage Painting: Scenery, Optics and Greek Epistemology.Myles Burnyeat - 2017 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 52:33-75.
     
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  14. Aristotle's Divine Intellect.Myles Burnyeat - 2008 - Marquette University Press.
  15. Ancient and Medieval Theories of Intentionality.Myles Burnyeat, Richard Gaskin, Joël Biard, Peter Simons, Victor Caston, Richard Sorabji, Christof Rapp, Hermann Weidemann, Dorothea Frede, Claude Panaccio, Elizabeth Karger, Robert Pasnau & Cyrille Michon - 2001 - Brill.
    This volume, including sixteen contributions, analyses ancient and medieval theories of intentionality in various contexts: perception, imagination, and intellectual thinking. It sheds new light on classical theories and examines neglected sources, both Greek and Latin.
     
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  16. "The Theaetetus" of Plato.Myles Burnyeat & M. J. Levett - 1993 - Phronesis 38 (3):321-336.
     
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  17. Utopia and Fantasy: The Practicability of Plato's Ideally Just City.Myles F. Burnyeat - 1992 - In J. Hopkins & A. Savile (eds.), Psychoanalysis Mind and Art. Blackwell.
     
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    A Map of Metaphysics Zeta.Myles Burnyeat - 2005 - Philosophical Quarterly 55 (218):114-121.
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  19. Doubt and Dogmatism: Studies in Hellenistic Epistemology.Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat & Jonathan Barnes (eds.) - 1979 - Oxford University Press.
    THE PROTAGONISTS David Sedley The primary object of this historical introduction1 is to enable a reader encountering Hellenistic philosophy for the first ...
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    A Map of Metaphysics Zeta.Myles Burnyeat - 2001 - Mathesis.
  21. Conflicting Appearances.Myles Burnyeat - 1981 - In Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 65: 1979. pp. 69--111.
     
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    Notes on Book Zeta of Aristotle's Metaphysics.Myles Burnyeat - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (1):112-115.
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    The Skeptical Tradition.Myles Burnyeat - 1985 - Ethics 95 (3):749-751.
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  24. How Much Happens When Aristotle Sees Red and Hears Middle C? Remarks on De Anima 2. 7-8.Myles Burnyeat - 1995 - In Martha C. Nussbaum & Amelie Oksenberg Rorty (eds.), Essays on Aristotle’s de Anima. Clarendon Press. pp. 421-34.
     
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  25. A Map of Metaphysics Zeta.Myles Burnyeat - 2001 - In . Mathesis Publications.
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    Aristote voit du rouge et entend un « do » : Combien se passe-t-il de choses ? Remarques sur « de Anima », II, 7-8.Myles Burnyeat - 1993 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 183 (2):263 - 280.
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    A Map of Metaphysics Zeta.Myles Burnyeat - 2004 - Mind 113 (449):158-164.
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    The Theaetetus of Plato.Myles Burnyeat & M. J. Levett - 1993 - Noûs 27 (3):408-409.
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  29. The Upside- Down Back- to- Front Sceptic of Lucretius IV 472.Myles Burnyeat - 2012 - In Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy: Volume 1. Cambridge University Press. pp. 48-59.
     
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  30. The Theaetetus of Plato.Myles Burnyeat - 1991 - Philosophy 66 (258):540-541.
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    Notes on Eta and Theta of Aristotle's Metaphysics.Myles Burnyeat - 1990 - Philosophical Review 99 (2):292-293.
  32. Doubt and Dogmatism: Studies in Hellenistic Epistemology.Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat & Jonathan Barnes - 1982 - Mind 91 (363):452-455.
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  33. Conflicting Appearances.Myles Burnyeat - 1981 - British Academy.
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  34. Philosophy as It Is.Ted Honderich & Myles Burnyeat (eds.) - 1979 - Penguin Books.
     
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    Doubt and Dogmatism: Studies in Hellenistic Epistemology.Charlotte Stough, Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat & Jonathan Barnes - 1983 - Philosophical Review 92 (4):593.
  36. Εικωσ Μυθοσ.Myles Burnyeat - 2005 - Rhizai. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 2:143-165.
    The key phrase eikōs muthos is standardly translated ‘a likely tale’, suggesting an empiricist philosophy of science quite alien to Plato’s outlook. I argue for translating, in the first instance, ‘a reasonable myth’, and focus on the point that the reason involved in world-making is practical, not theoretical. This should make a significant differenceto how we assess the Demiurgic arguments reported to us in the dialogue.
     
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  37. Platonism in the Bible: Numenius of Apamea on Exodus and Eternity.Myles Burnyeat - 2005 - In Ricardo Salles (ed.), Metaphysics, Soul, and Ethics in Ancient Thought: Themes From the Work of Richard Sorabji. Clarendon Press.
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  38. Doubt and Dogmatism: Studies in Hellenistic Epistemology.Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat & Jonathan Barnes - 1981 - Philosophy 56 (216):275-276.
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    L’impiété de Socrate.Myles F. Burnyeat - 2001 - Methodos 1.
    La rencontre entre Socrate et le tribunal populaire d’Athènes est comparable à la rencontre entre le poète polythéiste Baal et le Prophète dans les Versets sataniques de Salman Rushdie : la piété des uns est l’impiété des autres. Dans l’Apologie, Socrate ne repousse à aucun moment l’accusation selon laquelle il ne croit pas aux dieux auxquels croit la cité, et le dieu dont il se dit le fidèle est très différent d’Apollon tel qu’on se le représente traditionnellement. En fait, une (...)
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    Doubt and Dogmatism: Studies in Hellenistic Epistemology.Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat & Jonathan Barnes - 1983 - Noûs 17 (1):126-134.
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  41. Did the Ancient Greeks Have the Concept of Human Rights?Myles F. Burnyeat - 1994 - Polis 13:1-11.
     
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    Introduction.Myles Burnyeat - 2009 - In BernardHG Williams (ed.), The Sense of the Past: Essays in the History of Philosophy. Princeton University Press.
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    Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero's Academic Books . Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenisticum. [REVIEW]Keimpe Algra, Myles Burnyeat, Miriam Griffin, Gisela Striker, Jaap Mansfeld, Brad Inwood & Jonathan Barnes (eds.) - 1997 - Brill.
    These ten essays on Cicero's Academic Books deal with various aspects of Academic scepticism, ancient epistemology, and the history of the Academy. The tradition from Socrates through to Galen is covered, with special emphasis on Carneades, Antiochus and, of course, Cicero himself.
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  44. From Protagoras to Aristotle: Essays in Ancient Moral Philosophy.Myles Burnyeat (ed.) - 2008 - Princeton University Press.
    This is a collection of the late Heda Segvic's papers in ancient moral philosophy. At the time of her death at age forty-five in 2003, Segvic had already established herself as an important figure in ancient philosophy, making bold new arguments about the nature of Socratic intellectualism and the intellectual influences that shaped Aristotle's ideas. Segvic had been working for some time on a monograph on practical knowledge that would interpret Aristotle's ethical theory as a response to Protagoras. The essays (...)
     
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    Idealism and Greek Philosophy: What Descartes Saw and Berkeley Missed*: M. F. Burnyeat.M. F. Burnyeat - 1982 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 13:19-50.
    It is a standing temptation for philosophers to find anticipations of their own views in the great thinkers of the past, but few have been so bold in the search for precursors, and so utterly mistaken, as Berkeley when he claimed Plato and Aristotle as allies to his immaterialist idealism. In Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar-Water , which Berkeley published in his old age in 1744, he reviews the leading philosophies of antiquity (...)
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    Examples in Epistemology: Socrates, Theaetetus and G. E. Moore: M. F. Burnyeat.M. F. Burnyeat - 1977 - Philosophy 52 (202):381-398.
    Theaetetus, asked what knowledge is, replies that geometry and the other mathematical disciplines are knowledge, and so are crafts like cobbling. Socrates points out that it does not help him to be told how many kinds of knowledge there are when his problem is to know what knowledge itself is, what it means to call geometry or a craft knowledge in the first place—he insists on the generality of his question in the way he often does when his interlocutor, asked (...)
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    What Was the ‘Common Arrangement’? An Inquiry Into John Stuart Mill's Boyhood Reading of Plato: M. F. Burnyeat.M. F. Burnyeat - 2001 - Utilitas 13 (1):1-32.
    This article is detective work, not philosophy. J. S. Mill's Autobiography records that at the age of seven he read, in Greek, ‘the first six dialogues of Plato, from the Euthyphron to the Theaetetus inclusive’. Which were the other dialogues? On the arrangement common today, it would be Crito, Apology, Phaedo, Cratylus. On the arrangement common then, Theages and Erastai replace Cratylus, which makes seven dialogues. I show that this must be the answer by the evidence of James Mill's commonplace (...)
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    Maieusis: Essays on Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat.David Evans - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (3):627 – 630.
    Maieusis pays tribute to the highly influential work of Myles Burnyeat, whose contributions to the study of ancient philosophy have done much to enhance the ..
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  49. Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy. By Myles Burnyeat. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, Pp. 776, £135. HB 2 Volumes. ISBN: 9781107400061. [REVIEW]Tamer Nawar - 2013 - Philosophy 88 (4):621-626.
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    Heda Segvic,. From Protagoras to Aristotle. Edited by Myles Burnyeat; with an Introduction by Charles Brittain.Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. Pp. 216. $45.00. [REVIEW]Iakovos Vasiliou - 2010 - Ethics 120 (2):404-408.
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