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    Aristotle's Ethics.David Bostock - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    In this fascinating introduction, David Bostock presents a fresh perspective on one of the great classics of moral philosophy: Aristotle's Nicomachaen Ethics. He argues that it is, and deserves to be, Aristotle's most widely studied work, for much of what it has to say is still important for today's debate on the problems of ethics. Here, Bostock guides the reader through explanations and evaluations of all the main themes of the work, exploring questions of interpretation and the differing views of (...)
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    Intermediate Logic.David Bostock - 1997 - Oxford University Press.
    Intermediate Logic is an ideal text for anyone who has taken a first course in logic and is progressing to further study. It examines logical theory, rather than the applications of logic, and does not assume any specific technical grounding. The author introduces and explains each concept and term, ensuring readers have a firm foundation for study. He provides a broad, deep understanding of logic by adopting and comparing a variety of different methods and approaches.
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    Russell's Logical Atomism.David Bostock - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    He explores Russell's logical atomism, which applies logic to problems in the theory of knowledge and metaphysics and was central to Russell's work over this period.
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    Philosophy of Mathematics: An Introduction.David Bostock - 2009 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Finally the book concludes with a discussion of the most recent debates between realists and nominalists.
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    Necessary Truth and a Priori Truth.David Bostock - 1988 - Mind 97 (387):343-379.
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  6. Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito: Critical Essays.Rachana Kamtekar, Mark McPherran, P. T. Geach, S. Marc Cohen, Gregory Vlastos, E. De Strycker, S. R. Slings, Donald Morrison, Terence Irwin, M. F. Burnyeat, Thomas C. Brickhouse, Nicholas D. Smith, Richard Kraut, David Bostock & Verity Harte - 2004 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Plato's Euthyrphro, Apology, andCrito portray Socrates' words and deeds during his trial for disbelieving in the Gods of Athens and corrupting the Athenian youth, and constitute a defense of the man Socrates and of his way of life, the philosophic life. The twelve essays in the volume, written by leading classical philosophers, investigate various aspects of these works of Plato, including the significance of Plato's characters, Socrates's revolutionary religious ideas, and the relationship between historical events and Plato's texts.
     
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    The Interpretation of Plato's Crito.David Bostock - 1990 - Phronesis 35 (1):1-20.
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  8. Plato's Phaedo.David Bostock - 1986 - Oxford University Press.
    David Bostock examines the theories and arguments put forward by Plato in his Phaedo, in which he attempts to show that the soul is immortal. This excellent introduction to Plato's often difficult arguments discusses such important philosophical problems as the nature of the mind, the idea of personal identity, the question of how we understand language, and the concept of cause, reason, and explanation.
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  9. Plato on Understanding Language.David Bostock - 1994 - In Stephen Everson (ed.), Language. Cambridge University Press.
  10. Plato on 'is Not'.David Bostock - 1984 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 2:89-119.
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    Pleasure and Activity in Aristotle's Ethics.David Bostock - 1988 - Phronesis 33 (1):251-272.
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    Whitehead and Russell on Points.David Bostock - 2010 - Philosophia Mathematica 18 (1):1-52.
    This paper considers the attempts put forward by A.N. Whitehead and by Bertrand Russell to ‘construct’ points (and temporal instants) from what they regard as the more basic concept of extended ‘regions’. It is shown how what they each say themselves will not do, and how it should be filled out and amended so that the ‘construction’ may be regarded as successful. Finally there is a brief discussion of whether this ‘construction’ is worth pursuing, or whether it is better—as in (...)
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    Logic and Arithmetic: Natural Numbers.David Bostock - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (1):102-105.
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    Aristotle, Zeno, and the Potential Infinite.David Bostock - 1972 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 73:37 - 51.
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    Plato on Change and Time in the Parmenides.David Bostock - 1978 - Phronesis 23 (3):229-242.
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    Plato's Theaetetus.David Bostock - 1988 - Oxford University Press.
    This book is a sustained philosophical analysis and critique of Plato's Theaetetus. Presupposing no knowledge of Greek, Bostock provides a detailed examination of Plato's arguments and the issues they raise, rival interpretations of the text, and the relations between the Theaetetus and Plato's other works.
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  17. Plato.David Bostock - 1999 - In Ted Honderich (ed.), The Philosophers: Introducing Great Western Thinkers. Oxford University Press.
     
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  18. Essays on Plato's Psychology.Richard Bett, Christopher Bobonich, David Bostock, Eric A. Brown, John M. Cooper, Dorothea Frede, David Gallop, Jonathan Lear, Nicholas D. Smith, Thomas M. Robinson, Christopher Shields, C. C. W. Taylor, Cass Weller & Bernard Williams - 2001 - Lexington Books.
    The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of research in Platonic philosophy. A central focus of his philosophical effort, Plato's psychology is of interest both in its own right and as fundamental to his metaphysical and moral theories. This anthology offers, for the first time, a collection of the best classic and recent essays on cenral topics of Plato's psychological theory, including essays on the nature of the soul, studies of the tripartite soul for which Plato argues in the (...)
     
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    Aristotle's Account of Time.David Bostock - 1980 - Phronesis 25 (2):148 - 169.
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    New Perceptions of the Theaetetus. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 1992 - The Classical Review 42 (1):24-27.
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    Kripke on Identity and Necessity.David Bostock - 1977 - Philosophical Quarterly 27 (109):313-324.
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    Space, Time, Matter and Form.David Bostock - 2008 - Theoria 23 (2):247-249.
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    Logic and Empiricism.David Bostock - 1990 - Mind 99 (396):571-582.
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    M. Burnyeat: A Map of Metaphysics Zeta . Pp. X + 176. Pittsburgh: Mathesis Publications, 2001. Paper. Isbn: 0-935225-03-X. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 2002 - The Classical Review 52 (02):258-.
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    Aristotle's Philosophy of Mathematics.David Bostock - 2012 - In Christopher Shields (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle. Oup Usa. pp. 465.
    Much of Aristotle's thought developed in reaction to Plato's views, and this is certainly true of his philosophy of mathematics. To judge from his dialogue, the Meno, the first thing that struck Plato as an interesting and important feature of mathematics was its epistemology: in this subject we can apparently just “draw knowledge out of ourselves.” Aristotle certainly thinks that Plato was wrong to “separate” the objects of mathematics from the familiar objects that we experience in this world. His main (...)
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    Logic and Arithmetic.David Bostock - 1981 - Noûs 15 (4):551-559.
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    The Chain of Change: A Study of Aristotle's Physics VII. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 1992 - British Journal for the History of Science 25 (2):259-263.
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    Logic and Arithmetic. Vol. 2: Rational and Irrational Numbers.Mary Tiles & David Bostock - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (124):277.
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    New Perceptions of the Theaetetus Myles Burnyeat: The Theaetetus of Plato. With a Translation by M. J. Levett, Revised by Myles Burnyeat. Pp. Xiv + 351. Indianapolis and Cambridge, MA: Hackett, 1990. £20 (Paper, £7.50). [REVIEW]David Bostock - 1992 - The Classical Review 42 (1):24-27.
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    ARISTOTLE ON 'MOTION' D. W. Graham (Trans.): Aristotle : Physics Book Viii . Pp. Xvii + 209. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999. Paper, £14.99. ISBN: 0-19-824092-. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (01):25-.
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    Audi, Robert, Religious Commitment and Secular Reason (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), 258 Pages. Barber, Michael D., Equality and Diversity: Phenomenological Investigations of Prejudice and Discrimination (Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2001), 296 Pages. Barry, Brian, Culture and Equality (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001). [REVIEW]David Bostock, Klaus Brinkmann, Jean-Pierre Changeux & Paul Ricoeur - 2001 - Journal of Ethics 5:411-413.
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    Russell's Early Theory of Denoting.David Bostock - 2009 - History and Philosophy of Logic 30 (1):49-67.
    The article concerns the treatment of the so-called denoting phrases, of the forms ?every A?, ?any A?, ?an A? and ?some A?, in Russell's Principles of Mathematics. An initially attractive interpretation of what Russell's theory was has been proposed by P.T. Geach, in his Reference and Generality (1962). A different interpretation has been proposed by P. Dau (Notre Dame Journal, 1986). The article argues that neither of these is correct, because both credit Russell with a more thought-out theory than he (...)
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  33. A Study of Type-Neutrality.David Bostock - 1980 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 9 (3):211-296.
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    A Study of Type-Neutrality.David Bostock - 1980 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 9 (3):211 - 296.
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    Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice in the Seventeenth Century.David Bostock - 1997 - International Philosophical Quarterly 37 (3):353-354.
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    Logic and Arithmetic. Volume 1. Natural Numbers.David Bostock - 1982 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 47 (3):708-713.
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  37. An Aristotelian Theory of Predication?David Bostock - 2004 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 27:141-75.
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    Aristotle's A Ccount of Time.David Bostock - 1980 - Phronesis 25 (1):148-169.
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    Aristotle: Metaphysics Books Zeta and Eta.Susan Sauve Meyer & David Bostock - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (4):579.
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    A Study of Type-Neutrality. Part II: Relations.David Bostock - 1980 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 9 (4):363 - 414.
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    First Page Preview.Andreas Blank, Leibniz Metaphilosophy, David Bostock, Time Space, Girolamo Cardano, Immortalitate Animorum De, Daniel Carey & Shaftesbury Locke - 2006 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 14 (3).
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  42. Aristotle On ‘Motion’. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (1):25-28.
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  43. A Study of Type-Neutrality Introduction.David Bostock - 1980 - D. Reidel Publishing Co.
     
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  44. III—Aristotle, Zeno, and the Potential Infinite.David Bostock - 1973 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 73 (1):37-52.
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  45. Logic and Arithmetic, Vol. II--Rational and Irrational Numbers.David Bostock - 1981 - Mind 90 (359):473-475.
     
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  46. Logic and Arithmetic. Natural Numbers.David Bostock - 1976 - Mind 85 (337):129-131.
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  47. Logic and arithmetic : I. Natural numbers.David Bostock - 1976 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 166 (1):65-65.
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  48. Metaphysics Books Z and H.David Bostock (ed.) - 1994 - Clarendon Press.
    This volume contains a close translation., suitable for students without a knowlegde of Greek, of the seventh and eigth books of Aristotle's Metaphysics, together with a philosophical commentary. In these difficult books, which are central to his metaphysical system, Aristotle discusses the nature of perceptible reality.
     
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  49. Metaphysics Zeta. [REVIEW]David Bostock - 2002 - The Classical Review 52 (2):258-259.
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  50. Pleasure and Activity in Aristotle's Ethics.David Bostock - 1988 - Royal Vangorcum.
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