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    The Religion of Socrates.Mark L. McPherran - 1996 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    This study argues that to understand Socrates we must uncover and analyze his religious views, since his philosophical and religious views are part of one seamless whole. Mark McPherran provides a close analysis of the relevant Socratic texts, an analysis that yields a comprehensive and original account of Socrates' commitments to religion. McPherran finds that Socrates was not only a rational philosopher of the first rank, but a figure with a profoundly religious nature as well, believing in the existence of (...)
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  2. Socrates in the Apology: An Essay on Plato's Apology of Socrates.Mark L. McPherran - 1989 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):827-830.
  3. Socratic Piety In The Euthyphro.Mark L. McPherran - 1985 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 23 (3):283-309.
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    Plato’s Republic: A Critical Guide.Mark L. Mcpherran, G. R. F. Ferrari, Rachel Barney, Julia Annas, Rachana Kamtekar & Nicholas D. Smith (eds.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Plato's Republic has proven to be of astounding influence and importance. Justly celebrated as Plato's central text, it brings together all of his prior works, unifying them into a comprehensive vision that is at once theological, philosophical, political, and moral. These essays provide a a state-of-the-art research picture of the most interesting aspects of the Republic, and address questions that continue to puzzle and provoke, such as: Does Plato succeed in his argument that the life of justice is the most (...)
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    The Religion of Socrates.Thomas C. Brickhouse & Mark L. McPherran - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (2):279.
    This book is without doubt the most meticulously researched, carefully argued, and comprehensive study of Socratic religion to date. When McPherran refers to the religion of Socrates, he means the religion of the historical Socrates. Like many contemporary scholars, McPherran thinks that Plato’s early dialogues are generally reliable sources for the views of the historical Socrates. With uncommon clarity, the author develops the philosophical and religious commitments of this Socrates and shows how they are really complementary parts of a single (...)
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    Skeptical Homeopathy and Self-Refutation.Mark L. Mcpherran - 1987 - Phronesis 32 (1):290-328.
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    Piety, Justice, and the Unity of Virtue.Mark L. McPherran - 2000 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 38 (3):299-328.
  8. Ataraxia and Eudaimonia in Ancient Pyrrhonism: Is the Skeptic Really Happy?Mark McPherran - 1989 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 5:135-171.
     
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    Commentary on Reeve.Mark L. McPherran - 2007 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 22:210-218.
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    Socratic Epagōgē and Socratic Induction.Mark L. McPherran - 2007 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 45 (3):347-364.
    Aristotle holds that it was Socrates who first made frequent, systematic use of epagôgç in his elenctic investigations of various definitions of the virtues . Plato and Xenophon also target epagôgç as an innovative, distinguishing mark of Socratic methodology when they have Socrates' interlocutors complain that Socrates prattles on far too much about "his favorite topic" —blacksmiths, cobblers, cooks, physicians, and other such tiresome craftspeople—in order to generate and test general principles concerning the alleged craft of virtue. It is remarkable, (...)
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    Introducing a New God: Socrates and His Daimonion.Mark L. McPherran - 2005 - Apeiron 38 (2):13-30.
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    Introducing a New God: Socrates and His "Daimonion".Mark L. McPherran - 2005 - Apeiron 38 (2):13 - 30.
  13. 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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    Socratic Reason and Socratic Revelation.Mark L. McPherran - 1991 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 29 (3):345-373.
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    Image and Reality in Plato's Metaphysics.Mark L. McPherran - 1988 - Noûs 22 (2):325-327.
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    Plato’s Particulars.Mark L. McPherran - 1988 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 26 (4):527-553.
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    Justice and Piety in the Digression of the Theaetetus.Mark L. Mcpherran - 2010 - Ancient Philosophy 30 (1):73-94.
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    Pyrrhonism's Arguments Against Value.Mark L. Mcpherran - 1990 - Philosophical Studies 60 (1-2):127 - 142.
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    Socrates on the Immortality of the Soul.Mark L. McPherran - 1994 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 32 (1):1-22.
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    Socrates and Zalmoxis on Drugs, Charms, and Purification.Mark L. McPherran - 2004 - Apeiron 37 (1):11 - 33.
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    Socrates and the Duty to Philosophize.Mark L. McPherran - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (4):541-560.
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    ‘What Even a Child Would Know’: Socrates, Luck, and Providence at Euthydemus 277d-282e.Mark L. Mcpherran - 2005 - Ancient Philosophy 25 (1):49-63.
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    Knowing the Theaetetus. [REVIEW]Mark McPherran - 1993 - Phronesis 38 (3):321-336.
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    Socrates and the Duty To Philosophize.Mark L. McPherran - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (4):541-560.
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    Santas, Socrates, and Induction.Mark L. Mcpherran - 2009 - Philosophical Inquiry 31 (1-2):61-85.
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    Plato’s Particulars.Mark L. McPherran - 1988 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 26 (4):527-553.
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    Justice and Pollution in the Euthyphro.Mark L. McPherran - 2002 - Apeiron 35 (2):105 - 129.
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    Plato’s Parmenides: The Conversion of the Soul. [REVIEW]Mark L. Mcpherran - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):421.
  29. Wisdom, Ignorance and Virtue New Essays in Socratic Studies.Mark L. Mcpherran & Arizona Colloquium on the Philosophy of Socrates - 1997
     
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    Participants and Particularizations in the Phaedo.Mark Mcpherran - 1984 - Southwest Philosophy Review 1:30-41.
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    Plato’s Reply to the 'Worst Difficulty’ Argument of the Parmenides: Sophist 248a — 249d.Mark L. Mcpherran - 1986 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 68 (3):233-252.
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    Colloquium 5.Mark L. McPherran - 1989 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 5 (1):135-171.
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    Platos Parmenides Theory of Relations.Mark L. Mcpherran - 1983 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 13 (sup1):149-164.
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    Socrates on Teleological and Moral Theology.Mark Mcpherran - 1994 - Ancient Philosophy 14 (2):245-262.
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    Review: Knowing the "Theaetetus". [REVIEW]Mark McPherran - 1993 - Phronesis 38 (3):321 - 336.
  36. ISSN 0003-6340© 2005 Academic Printing and Publishing Publications Mail Registration No. 08287 Agreement No. 40032920 For Subscription Information, and Information on Manuscript. [REVIEW]Patricia Curd, Lesley Dean-Jones, Michael Ferejohn, Daniel Graham, Brad Inwood, David Konstan, Mohan Matthen, Richard McKirahan, Mark McPherran & Deborah Modrak - 2004 - Apeiron 37.
  37. The Cambridge Companion to Socrates.Louis-andré Dorion, Klaus Döring, David K. O'connor, David Konstan, Palu Woodruff & Mark L. Mcpherran - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Cambridge Companion to Socrates is a collection of essays that provides a comprehensive guide to Socrates, the most famous Greek philosopher a comprehensive guide to Socrates, the most famous Greek philosopher. Because Socrates himself wrote nothing, our evidence comes from the writings of his friends , his enemies, and later writers. Socrates is thus a literary figure as well as a historical person. Both aspects of Socrates' legacy are covered in this volume.Socrates' character is full of paradox, and so (...)
     
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    Cross-Examining Socrates: A Defense of the Interlocutors in Plato's Early Dialogues. [REVIEW]Mark L. McPherran - 2000 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 38 (4):583-584.
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    The Living Dead.Jeff Mason & Mark McPherran - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 19:33-33.
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    The Living Dead.Jeff Mason & Mark McPherran - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 19:33-33.
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    Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy.Mark Mcpherran - 1999 - Ancient Philosophy 19 (1):165-169.
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    An Argument 'Too Strange': Parmenides 134c4-E8.Mark L. McPherran - 1999 - Apeiron 32 (4):55 - 71.
  43. Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Mark L. Mcpherran - 1998 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (4):620.
     
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    Colloquium 3.Mark L. McPherran - 1993 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 9 (1):112-129.
  45. Kahn on the Pre-Middle Platonic Dialogues: Comments on Charles Kahn, ‘On the Relative Date of the Gorgias and the Protagoras'.Mark L. McPherran - 1990 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 8:211-36.
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    Commentary on Woodruff.Mark L. McPherran - 1987 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 3 (1):116-130.
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  47. Examining the Self: Eudaimonism, Love and Socratic Midwifery.Mark Mcpherran - 2009 - Skepsis: A Journal for Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Research 20.
     
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    Forms, Matter, and Mind: Three Strands of Plato’s Metaphysics. [REVIEW]Mark L. McPherran - 1985 - Idealistic Studies 15 (3):271-272.
    This work “is an attempt to analyse critically Plato’s views on mind and body and more particularly on the mind-body relationship within the wider setting of Plato’s metaphysics”. The book additionally promises to save Plato from Cartesian dualism, arguing instead that Plato’s dualism is of a sort which “may not fall victim to the accusations raised against Cartesianism”. Given the dearth of book-length studies on the mind-body relationship in Plato, this project is well motivated, and it is impressively researched as (...)
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    J. P ELIKAN : What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem? Timaeus and Genesis in Counterpoint . Pp. Xvi + 139. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997. Cased, $27.95. ISBN: 0-472-10807-. [REVIEW]Mark Mcpherran - 1999 - The Classical Review 49 (1):320-321.
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    Love in the Western and Confucian Traditions: Response to Chung‐Ying Cheng.Mark L. Mcpherran - 2012 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 39 (4):495-506.
    I agree with Professor Cheng's critique that Kant shows that Practical Reason points toward a model of human subjectivity and human autonomy congenial to Confucian thinking. In the Western rationalist tradition also there are threads that connect to other world views in an illuminating fashion if we investigate their historical roots. Using Professor Cheng's method, I claim that in the West there began a humanistic tradition that bears affinities to Confucius and which itself is now being transformed by its encounter (...)
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