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  1. Plato and the Socratic Dialogue: The Philosophical Use of a Literary Form.Charles H. Kahn - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book proposes a new paradigm for the interpretation of Plato's early and middle dialogues. Rejecting the usual assumption of a distinct 'Socratic' period in the development of Plato's thought, this view regards the earlier works as deliberate preparation for the exposition of Plato's mature philosophy. Differences between the dialogues do not represent different stages in Plato's own thinking but rather different aspects and moments in the presentation of a new and unfamiliar view of reality. Once the fictional character of (...)
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  2. Plato and the Socratic Dialogue: The Philosophical Use of a Literary Form.Charles H. Kahn - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book proposes a new paradigm for the interpretation of Plato's early and middle dialogues. Rejecting the usual assumption of a distinct 'Socratic' period in the development of Plato's thought, this view regards the earlier works as deliberate preparation for the exposition of Plato's mature philosophy. Differences between the dialogues do not represent different stages in Plato's own thinking but rather different aspects and moments in the presentation of a new and unfamiliar view of reality. Once the fictional character of (...)
     
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  3. The Art and Thought of Heraclitus.Charles H. Kahn - 1982 - Mind 91 (361):121-124.
     
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    Anaximander and the Origins of Greek Cosmology.Charles H. Kahn - 1960 - Hackett.
    Through criticism and analysis of ancient traditions, Kahn reconstructs the pattern of Anaximander’s thought using historical methods akin to the reconstructive techniques of comparative linguists.
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  5. Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.Charles H. Kahn - 2001 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    A fascinating portrait of the Pythagorean tradition, including a substantial account of the Neo-Pythagorean revival, and ending with Johannes Kepler on the threshold of modernism.
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  6. Plato's Theory of Desire.Charles H. Kahn - 1987 - Review of Metaphysics 41 (1):77 - 103.
    My aim here is to make sense of Plato's account of desire in the middle dialogues. To do that I need to unify or reconcile what are at first sight two quite different accounts: the doctrine of eros in the Symposium and the tripartite theory of motivation in the Republic. It may be that the two theories are after all irreconcilable, that Plato simply changed his mind on the nature of human desire after writing the Symposium and before composing the (...)
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  7. Essays on Being.Charles H. Kahn - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume presents a series of essays published by Charles Kahn over a period of forty years, in which he seeks to explicate the ancient Greek concept of ...
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  8. Sensation and Consciousness in Aristotle’s Psychology.Charles H. Kahn - 1966 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 48 (1-3):43-81.
  9. Drama and Dialectic in Plato's Gorgias.Charles H. Kahn - 1983 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 1:75-121.
  10. The Thesis of Parmenides.Charles H. Kahn - 1969 - Review of Metaphysics 22 (4):700 - 724.
    The poem of Parmenides is the earliest philosophic text which is preserved with sufficient completeness and continuity to permit us to follow a sustained line of argument. It is surely one of the most interesting arguments in the history of philosophy, and we are lucky to have this early text, perhaps a whole century older than the first dialogues of Plato. But the price we must pay for our good fortune is to face up to a vipers' nest of problems, (...)
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  11. Aristotle on Thinking.Charles H. Kahn - 1992 - In Martha C. Nussbaum & Amelie Oksenberg Rorty (eds.), Essays on Aristotle’s de Anima. Clarendon Press. pp. 359-80.
  12. Why Existence does not Emerge as a Distinct Concept in Greek Philosophy.Charles H. Kahn - 1976 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 58 (4):323.
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  13. The Greek Verb 'To Be' and the Concept of Being.Charles H. Kahn - 1966 - Foundations of Language 2 (3):245-265.
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    The Presocratic Philosophers: A Critical History with a Selection of Texts.Charles H. Kahn - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (11):508-510.
  15. Aristotle and Altruism.Charles H. Kahn - 1981 - Mind 90 (357):20-40.
  16. Language and Ontology in the "Cratylus".Charles H. Kahn - 1973 - Phronesis 18:152.
     
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  17. Language and Ontology in the Cratylus.Charles H. Kahn - 1973 - In Gregory Vlastos, Edward N. Lee, Alexander P. D. Mourelatos & Richard Rorty (eds.), Phronesis. Assen, van Gorcum. pp. 152--176.
     
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    Did Plato Write Socratic Dialogues?Charles H. Kahn - 1981 - Classical Quarterly 31 (02):305-.
    My title is deliberately provocative, since I want to challenge both the chronology and the philosophical interpretation generally accepted for the dialogues called Socratic. I am not primarily interested in questions of chronology, or even in Plato's intellectual ‘development’. But the chronological issues are clear-cut, and it will be convenient to deal with them first. My aim in doing so will be to get at more interesting questions concerning philosophical content and literary design. Interpreters should perhaps think more often about (...)
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    Democritus and the Origins of Moral Psychology.Charles H. Kahn - 1985 - American Journal of Philology 106 (1):1.
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    Plato's Charmides and the Proleptic Reading of Socratic Dialogues.Charles H. Kahn - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (10):541-549.
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    Religion and Natural Philosophy in Empedocles' Doctrine of the Soul.Charles H. Kahn - 1960 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 42 (1):3-35.
  22. The Place of the Statesman in Plato's Later Work'.Charles H. Kahn - 1995 - In C. J. Rowe (ed.), Reading the Statesman: Proceedings of the Iii Symposium Platonicum. Academia Verlag.
     
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    Did Plato Write Socratic Dialogues?Charles H. Kahn - 1981 - Classical Quarterly 31 (2):305-320.
    My title is deliberately provocative, since I want to challenge both the chronology and the philosophical interpretation generally accepted for the dialogues called Socratic. I am not primarily interested in questions of chronology, or even in Plato's intellectual ‘development’. But the chronological issues are clear-cut, and it will be convenient to deal with them first. My aim in doing so will be to get at more interesting questions concerning philosophical content and literary design. Interpreters should perhaps think more often about (...)
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    Stoic Logic and Stoic Logos.Charles H. Kahn - 1969 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 51 (2):158-172.
  25. A New Interpretation of Plato’s Socratic Dialogues.Charles H. Kahn - 1995 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 5 (1):26-35.
  26. Problems in the Argument of Plato's "Crito".Charles H. Kahn - 1989 - Apeiron 22 (4):29 - 43.
    The crito takes no stand on the question of whether violating the law is ever morally justified, despite modern attempts to derive a civil disobedience doctrine from it. The argument is largely ad hoc and ad hominem and resistant to generalization as political theory. The central claim is that socrates' escape would be unjust because escape would be an act whose maxim is incompatible with the principle of effective legality. A new construal of the crito's argument is offered and several (...)
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    6 Pythagorean Philosophy Before Plato.Charles H. Kahn - 1994 - In Alexander P. D. Mourelatos (ed.), The Pre-Socratics: A Collection of Critical Essays. Princeton University Press. pp. 161-186.
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    Proleptic Composition in the Republic, or Why Book 1 Was Never a Separate Dialogue.Charles H. Kahn - 1993 - Classical Quarterly 43 (01):131-.
    Old scholarly myths die hard. It was K. F. Hermann, the discoverer of the ‘Socratic period’ in Plato's development, who first proposed that Book 1 of the Republic must originally have been an earlier, independent dialogue on justice, parallel to the Laches on courage, the Euthyphro on piety, and the Charmides on temperance. Hermann also introduced the separatist enterprise of analysing the rest of the Republic into three or four distinct compositional stages. Analytical proposals of this sort were then formulated (...)
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  29. A Return to the Theory of the Verb Be and the Concept of Being.Charles H. Kahn - 2004 - Ancient Philosophy 24 (2):381-405.
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    A New Look at Heraclitus.Charles H. Kahn - 1964 - American Philosophical Quarterly 1 (3):189 - 203.
  31. Presocratics and Plato: Festschrift in Honor of Charles Kahn: Papers Presented at the Festschrift Symposium in Honor of Charles Kahn Organized by the Hyele Institute for Comparative Studies European Cultural Center of Delphi, June 3rd/7th, 2009, Delphi, Greece. [REVIEW]Charles H. Kahn, Richard Patterson, V. Karasmanis & Arnold Hermann (eds.) - 2012 - Parmenides.
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    An Introduction to Early Greek Philosophy.Charles H. Kahn - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (2):49-52.
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    Problems in the Argument of Plato's Crito.Charles H. Kahn - 1989 - Apeiron 22 (4):29.
  34. The Meaning of `Justice' and the Theory of Forms.Charles H. Kahn - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (18):567.
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    3 Anaximander's Fragment: The Universe Governed by Law.Charles H. Kahn - 1994 - In Alexander P. D. Mourelatos (ed.), The Pre-Socratics: A Collection of Critical Essays. Princeton University Press. pp. 99-117.
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    The Philosophical Importance of the Dialogue Form for Plato.Charles H. Kahn - 2005 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 26 (1):13-28.
    Much has been written on Plato’s use of the dialogue form, and his complete avoidance of the usual philosophical treatise or lecture format. I will summarize some familiar points before giving my own view.
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    Discovering Will:From Aristotle to Augustine.Charles H. Kahn - 1988 - In John M. Dillon & A. A. Long (eds.), The Question of "Eclecticism": Studies in Later Greek Philosophy. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 235-260.
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    On Early Greek Astronomy.Charles H. Kahn - 1970 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 90:99-116.
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    Response to Griswold.Charles H. Kahn - 2000 - Ancient Philosophy 20 (1):189-193.
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    Plato's Cretan City: A Historical Interpretation of the Laws.Charles H. Kahn - 1961 - Journal of the History of Ideas 22 (3):418.
  41. Brill Online Books and Journals.M. F. Burnyeat, Daniel W. Graham, G. E. R. Lloyd, Jonathan Lear, Theodore Scaltsas & Charles H. Kahn - 1992 - Phronesis 37 (2).
  42. Anaximander and the Origins of Greek Cosmology.Charles H. Kahn - 1962 - Science and Society 26 (1):120-122.
     
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  43. Aristotle Versus Descartes on the Concept of the Mental.Charles H. Kahn - 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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    Greek and Chinese Science G. Lloyd, N. Sivin: The Way and the Word. Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece . Pp. Xx + 348. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002. Cased, £25. ISBN: 0-300-09297-. [REVIEW]Charles H. Kahn - 2005 - The Classical Review 55 (01):183-.
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    Greek and Chinese Science. [REVIEW]Charles H. Kahn - 2005 - The Classical Review 55 (1):183-186.
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    Glenn R. Morrow, † Jan. 31, 1973.Charles H. Kahn - 1973 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 55 (2):117-118.
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    Glenn Raymond Morrow 1895-1973.Charles H. Kahn - 1972 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 46:193 - 194.
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    Memorial Notice for G. E. L. Owen.Charles H. Kahn - 1983 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 65 (2):113-114.
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    More on Parmenides: A Response to Stein and Mourelatos.Charles H. Kahn - 1969 - Review of Metaphysics 23 (2):333 - 340.
    Hence I am happy that Howard Stein was willing to publish his comments on the poem, since his unusual command of modern physical theory makes it possible for him to formulate a plausible reinterpretation of Eleatic doctrine within the framework of post-Newtonian or Einsteinian physics. I fully agree with him as to the historical and philosophical value of such a reconstruction, even if it cannot square with every facet of the archaic text under discussion. Simply as a commentary on the (...)
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  50. 15. On the Compositional Nature of the Aspects by Hj Verkuyl 1972, XIII+ 185 Pp., Dfl. 53,-/Us $17.50 Isbn 9027702276 Lc-No. 77-188006 16. The Verb'be'and its Synonyms, Part 6: The Verb'be'in Ancient. [REVIEW]Charles H. Kahn & Wg Klooster - 1974 - Foundations of Language 12:310.
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