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    Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue.Paul Woodruff - 2003 - Oup Usa.
    This short, elegiac volume makes an impassioned case for the fundamental importance of the forgotten virtue of reverence, and how awe for things greater than oneself can - indeed must - be a touchstone for other virtues like respect, humility, and charity. Ranging widely over diverse cultural terrain - from Philip Larkin to ancient Greek poetry, from modern politics to Chinese philosphy - Woodruff shows how absolutely essential reverence is to a well-functioning society.
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    The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched.Paul Woodruff - 2008 - Oup Usa.
    What is unique and essential about theatre? What separates it from other arts? Do we need 'theatre' in some fundamental way? The art of theatre, as Paul Woodruff says in this elegant and unique book, is as necessary-and as powerful-as language itself. Defining theatre broadly, including sporting events and social rituals, he treats traditional theatre as only one possibility in an art that-at its most powerful-can change lives and (as some peoples believe) bring a divine presence to earth. The Necessity (...)
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    The Pyrrhonian Modes.Paul Woodruff - 2010 - In Richard Arnot Home Bett (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism. Cambridge University Press. pp. 208.
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    Mindful Virtue, Mindful Reverence.Ursula Goodenough & Paul Woodruff - 2001 - Zygon 36 (4):585-595.
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    First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea.Paul Woodruff - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    Americans have an unwavering faith in democracy and are ever eager to import it to nations around the world. But how democratic is our own "democracy"? If you can vote, if the majority rules, if you have elected representatives--does this automatically mean that you have a democracy? In this eye-opening look at an ideal that we all take for granted, classical scholar Paul Woodruff offers some surprising answers to these questions. Drawing on classical literature, philosophy, and history--with many intriguing passages (...)
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  6. Aporetic Pyrrhonism.Paul Woodruff - 1988 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 6:139-68.
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    Engaging Emotion in Theater.Paul Woodruff - 1988 - The Monist 71 (2):235-257.
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    Sharing Emotions Through Theater: The Greek Way.Paul Woodruff - 2016 - Philosophy East and West 66 (1):146-151.
    Presentations of tragic theater in ancient Greece both represent and elicit the sharing of emotions. The theory behind this is cognitive: In order to share the emotions of another, you must understand the situation of the other. In keeping with the theory, tragic texts emphasize the importance of understanding.Ancient Greek poets did not conceive that one person could respond emotionally to another without understanding the situation of the other, ideally through having lived through a similar situation — if not, then (...)
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    The Bystander Paradox.Paul Woodruff - 1977 - Analysis 37 (2):74 - 78.
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  10. Eikos and Bad Faith in the Paired Speeches of Thucydides.Paul Woodruff - 1994 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 10:115-145.
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    Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy.D. Smith Nicholas & Woodruff Paul (eds.) - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume brings together mostly previously unpublished studies by prominent historians, classicists, and philosophers on the roles and effects of religion in Socratic philosophy and on the trial of Socrates. Among the contributors are Thomas C. Brickhouse, Asli Gocer, Richard Kraut, Mark L. McPherran, Robert C. T. Parker, C. D. C. Reeve, Nicholas D. Smith, Gregory Vlastos, Stephen A. White, and Paul B. Woodruff.
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    Author Q & A.Paul Woodruff - 2012 - The Philosophers' Magazine 57 (57):125-126.
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    Virtues of Imperfection.Paul Woodruff - 2015 - Journal of Value Inquiry 49 (4):597-604.
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    Socrates and Political Courage.Paul Woodruff - 2007 - Ancient Philosophy 27 (2):289-302.
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    Early Greek Political Thought From Homer to the Sophists.Michael Gagarin & Paul Woodruff (eds.) - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    This edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes works by more than thirty authors. There is a particular emphasis on the sophists, with the inclusion of all of their significant surviving texts, and the works of Alcidamas, Antisthenes and the 'Old Oligarch' are also represented. In addition there are excerpts from early poets such as Homer, Hesiod and Solon, the three great tragedians Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the historians Herodotus and Thucydides, medical writers and presocratic philosophers. (...)
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    Philosopher Kings: The Argument of Plato's Republic.Paul Woodruff - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (1):173-178.
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    Lighting Up the Lizard Brain: The New Necessity of Theater.Paul Woodruff - 2011 - Topoi 30 (2):151-155.
    The paper seeks to identify criteria that digital communication would have to satisfy in order to serve the functions for which theater is necessary in human cultures.
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    What's Wrong with Discrimination?Paul Woodruff - 1976 - Analysis 36 (3):158 - 160.
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    Paideia and Good Judgment.Paul Woodruff - 1999 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 3:63-75.
    Good judgment (euboulia) was the principal reward Protagoras promised from his teaching, and he was the foremost teacher to whom students went for paideia in fifth-century Greece. I begin with a theoretical exposition of the nature of good judgment in the contexts relevant to fifth-century paideia—in deliberative bodies, in the law courts, among generals discussing tactics, and among private citizens managing their households. I then turn to review what teachers like Protagoras taught, and ask whether it is reasonable to expect (...)
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  20. Socrates and the Irrational.Paul Woodruff - 2000 - In Nicholas D. Smith & Paul Woodruff (eds.), Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 130--50.
     
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  21. The Skeptical Side of Plato's Method.Paul Woodruff - 1986 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 40 (1):22.
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    The Paradox of Comedy.Paul Woodruff - 1997 - Philosophical Topics 25 (1):319-335.
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    Didymus on Protagoras and the Protagoreans.Paul Woodruff - 1985 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 23 (4):483-497.
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    Socrates and Ontology: The Evidence of the Hippias Major.Paul Woodruff - 1978 - Phronesis 23 (2):101-117.
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    Unfair to Groups: A Reply to Kleinberg.Paul Woodruff - 1978 - Analysis 38 (1):62 - 64.
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    Plato on Self-Predication of Forms.Paul Woodruff - 1993 - Review of Metaphysics 47 (1):158-160.
  27. The Skeptical Side of Plato's Method in Platon.Paul Woodruff - 1986 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 40 (156-157):22-37.
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    Philosopher Kings.Paul Woodruff - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (1):173-178.
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    Plato's Theory of Particulars.Paul Woodruff - 1985 - Ancient Philosophy 5 (1):91-95.
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    Virtue Ethics and the Appeal to Human Nature.Woodruff Paul - 1991 - Social Theory and Practice 17 (2):307-335.
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    Socrates on the Parts of Virtue.Paul Woodruff - 1976 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (sup1):101-116.
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    McCoy, Marina. Wounded Heroes: Vulnerability as a Virtue in Ancient Greek Literature and Philosophy. [REVIEW]Paul Woodruff - 2014 - Review of Metaphysics 68 (2):434-436.
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    Aristotle on Character in Tragedy, or, Who Is Creon? What Is He?Paul Woodruff - 2009 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (3):301-309.
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    "The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy" by Martha C. Nussbaum. [REVIEW]Paul B. Woodruff - 1989 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 50 (1):205.
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  35. Sophocles' Humanism.Paul Woodruff - 2009 - In William Robert Wians (ed.), Logos and Muthos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature. State University of New York Press.
     
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  36. Justification or Excuse: Saving Soldiers at the Expense of Civilians.Paul Woodruff - 1982 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 8:159.
     
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  37. What Could Go Wrong with Inspiration?Paul Woodruff - 1982 - In J. M. E. Moravcsik & Philip Temko (eds.), Plato on Beauty, Wisdom, and the Arts. Rowman & Littlefield.
     
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    Socrates and Legal Obligation.Paul Woodruff - 1983 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (1):93-95.
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    Pyrrho.Paul Woodruff - 2001 - Review of Metaphysics 55 (2):379-380.
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    Knowledge and Reality in Plato's "Philebus".Paul Woodruff - 1979 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 17 (1):79-81.
    Presenting a case for the possibility of interpreting the metaphysical passages of the "philebus" consistently with the view that plato substantially revised the theory of transcendent forms in his later dialogues. sections (1) to (5) make necessary initial philosophical distinctions and present a brief account of material in other dialogues. sections (6) to (10) discuss in detail the interpretation of relevant specific passages.
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    On Translation by Ricoeur, Paulon Translation by Sallis, John.Paul Woodruff - 2008 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 66 (2):197–199.
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    Justification or Excuse: Saving Soldiers at the Expense of Civilians.Paul Woodruff - 1982 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 12 (sup1):159-176.
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    Shame and Necessity.Paul Woodruff - 1996 - Ancient Philosophy 16 (1):177-180.
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    The Proem of Empedocles' Peri Physios: Towards a New Edition of All the Fragments: Thirty-One Fragments.Paul Woodruff - 1976 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 14 (4):477-479.
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    Apology.Paul Woodruff - 1978 - Analysis 38 (3):113.
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    The Sophists.Michael Gagarin & Paul Woodruff - 2008 - In Patricia Curd & Daniel W. Graham (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Presocratic Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This article shows that important questions remain to be answered about the topics the sophists studied and taught, and their views, both positive and negative, about truth, religion, and convention. The sophists are united more by common methods and attitudes than by common interests. All sophists, for example, challenged traditional thinking, often in ways that went far beyond questioning the existence of the gods, or the truth of traditional myths, or customary moral rules, all of which had been questioned before. (...)
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    The Socratic Approach to Semantic Incompleteness.Paul Woodruff - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 38 (4):453-468.
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    Chapter Three.Paul Woodruff - 1987 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 3 (1):79-115.
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    Rousseau, Molière, and the Ethics of Laughter.Paul Woodruff - 1977 - Philosophy and Literature 1 (3):325-336.
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    Plato's Shorter Ethical Works.Paul Woodruff - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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