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    M. C. S TOKES : Plato: Apology (Classical Texts). Pp. Vii + 200. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1997. Cased, £35/$49.95 (Paper, £14.95/$24.95). ISBN: 0-85668-371-X (0-85668-372-8 Pbk). [REVIEW]Martin McAvoy - 1999 - The Classical Review 49 (1):260-261.
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    The Profession of Ignorance: With Constant Reference to Socrates.Martin McAvoy - 1999 - University Press of America.
    The Profession of Ignorance provides a readable discussion in dialogue form of the philosophy of "ignorance" as practiced by Socrates, who claimed a kind of knowledge of ignorance as human wisdom. Martin McAvoy shows that understanding this profession of ignorance is essential to understanding the character of Plato's Socrates. He begins by explaining that to comprehend this concept, Socrates' repeated claim that he is ignorant must be believed. In claiming this ignorance, Socrates claims a kind of knowledge. This knowledge of (...)
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    The Myths of Philosophy, or the Longing Forever Satisfied.Martin McAvoy - 2007 - The European Legacy 12 (2):199-209.
    Aristotle suggests there is a close connection between philosophy and myth, or at least between the myth-lover and the philosopher or wisdom-lover. In a sense, he says, “the myth-lover is a philosopher, because myths are full of wonders” and philosophy “first began and begins in wonder”. It is wonder that connects them, a wonder that can generate perplexity and awareness of ignorance and the desire to understand. The myth-lover may be content to remain wondering or filled with wonder, or seek (...)
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  4. Versity Press, 2002), Xi+ 452 Pp.£ 55.00/$75.00 Cloth. [REVIEW]Martin Mcavoy - 2004 - The European Legacy 9 (5):641-643.
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