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  1. Situationism and Virtue Ethics on the Content of Our Character.Rachana Kamtekar - 2004 - Ethics 114 (3):458-491.
    Situationist social psychologists tell us that information about people’s distinctive character traits, opinions, attitudes, values, or past behavior is not as useful for determining what they will do as is information about the details of their situations.1 One would expect, they say, that the possessor of a given character trait (such as helpfulness) would behave consistently (helpfully) across situations that are similar in calling for the relevant (helping) behavior, but under experimental conditions, people’s behavior is not found to be cross-situationally (...)
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  2. 10. Peter Singer, One World: The Ethics of Globalization Peter Singer, One World: The Ethics of Globalization (Pp. 634-638). [REVIEW]Wlodek Rabinowicz, Toni Rønnow‐Rasmussen, Douglas Lavin, Rachana Kamtekar, Joshua Gert, Elijah Millgram, David Copp & Stephen M. Gardiner - 2004 - Ethics 114 (3).
     
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  3. The Powers of Plato's Tripartite Psychology.Rachana Kamtekar - unknown
    There is a mystery right at the heart of Plato ’s famous doctrine of the three parts of the soul, as this doctrine is presented in the Republic, Phaedrus and Timaeus: just what is a soul ‘part’? Republic IV tells us a way to distinguish soul parts, namely by the Principle of Opposites : since ‘the same thing will not do or undergo opposites in the same respect, in relation to the same thing, at the same time’, whenever we find (...)
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    Comments on Robert Adams, A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good.Rachana Kamtekar - 2010 - Philosophical Studies 148 (1):147-158.
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    Levels of Argument: A Comparative Study of Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.Rachana Kamtekar - 2016 - Ancient Philosophy 36 (1):214-221.
  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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    Speaking with the Same Voice as Reason: Personification in Plato's Psychology.Rachana Kamtekar - 2006 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 31:167-202.
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    What's the Good of Agreeing? Homonoia in Platonic Politics.Rachana Kamtekar - 2004 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 26:131-70.
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    Imperfect Virtue.Rachana Kamtekar - 1998 - Ancient Philosophy 18 (2):315-339.
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  10. Social Justice and Happiness in the Republic: Plato's Two Principles.Rachana Kamtekar - 2001 - History of Political Thought 22 (2):189-220.
    rally best suited’. One would ordinarily suppose social justice to concern not only the allocation of duties but also the distribution of benefits. I argue that this expectation is fulfilled not by Plato’s conception of social justice, but by the normative basis for it, Plato’s requirement of aiming at the happiness of all the citizens. I argue that Plato treats social justice as a necessary but not sufficient means to happiness that guarantees only the production of the greatest goods; ensuring (...)
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    The Soul’s Life.Rachana Kamtekar - 2016 - Ancient Philosophy 36 (1):115-132.
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    Plato on the Attribution of Conative Attitudes.Rachana Kamtekar - 2006 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 88 (2):127-162.
    Plato’s Socrates famously claims that we want (bou9lesqai) the good, rather than what we think good (Gorgias 468bd). My paper seeks to answer some basic questions about this well-known but little-understood claim: what does the claim mean, and what is its philosophical motivation and significance? How does the claim relate to Socrates’ claim that we desire (e7piqumei=n)1 things that we think are good, which..
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    Aidws in Epictetus.Rachana Kamtekar - unknown
    Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org/about/terms.html. JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use provides, in part, that unless you have obtained prior permission, you may not download an entire issue of a journal or multiple copies of articles, and you may use content in the JSTOR archive only for your personal, non-commercial use.
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    Plato on Education and Art.Rachana Kamtekar - 2008 - In Gail Fine (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Plato. Oxford University Press. pp. 336--359.
    The article resonates Plato's ideas on education and art. In the Apology, Socrates describes his life's mission of practicing philosophy as aimed at getting the Athenians to care for virtue; in the Gorgias, Plato claims that happiness depends entirely on education and justice; in the Protagoras and the Meno, he puzzles about whether virtue is teachable or how else it might be acquired; in the Phaedrus, he explains that teaching and persuading require knowledge of the soul and its powers, which (...)
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    Knowing by Likeness in Empedocles.Rachana Kamtekar - 2009 - Phronesis 54 (3):215-238.
    Contrary to the Aristotelian interpretation of Empedocles' views about cognition, according to which all cognition, like perception, is due to the compositional likeness between subject and object of cognition, this paper argues that when Empedocles says that we know one thing 'by' another (e.g. earth by earth or love by love), he is characterizing analogical reasoning, an intellectual activity quite different from perception (which is explained by the fit between effluences and pores). The paper also explores the idea that strife (...)
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    The Profession of Friendship.Rachana Kamtekar - 2005 - Ancient Philosophy 25 (2):319-339.
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    Marcus Aurelius.Rachana Kamtekar - 2010 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Good Feelings and Motivation: Comments on John Cooper “The Emotional Life of the Wise”.Rachana Kamtekar - 2005 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 43 (S1):219-229.
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    Retrieving Political Emotion: Thumos, Aristotle, and Gender Barbara Koziak University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000, X + 203 Pp., $29.95. [REVIEW]Rachana Kamtekar - 2001 - Dialogue 40 (04):826-.
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    2 Ancient Virtue Ethics An Overview with an Emphasis on Practical Wisdom.Rachana Kamtekar - 2013 - In Daniel C. Russell (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics. Cambridge University Press. pp. 29.
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    Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom, by David Sedley.Rachana Kamtekar - 2004 - Ancient Philosophy 24 (1):228 - 232.
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    Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom. [REVIEW]Rachana Kamtekar - 2004 - Ancient Philosophy 24 (1):228-232.
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    Heinaman (R.) (Ed.) Plato and Aristotle's Ethics. Pp. Xx + 191. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003. Cased, £37.50. ISBN: 978-0-7546-3403-. [REVIEW]Rachana Kamtekar - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (01):70-71.
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    Colloquium 4: The Powers of Plato’s Tripartite Psychology.Rachana Kamtekar - 2008 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 24 (1):127-162.
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    Philosophical Rule From the Republic to the Laws 1 : Commentary on Schofield.Rachana Kamtekar - 1997 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 13 (1):242-254.
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    Sex and Social JusticeWomen and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach.Rachana Kamtekar & Martha Nussbaum - 2002 - Philosophical Review 111 (2):262.
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    Retrieving Political Emotion.Rachana Kamtekar - 2001 - Dialogue 40 (4):826-829.
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    Philosopher-Rulers.Rachana Kamtekar - 2013 - In Frisbee Sheffield & James Warren (eds.), Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 199.
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    A Companion to Socrates.Sara Ahbel-Rappe & Rachana Kamtekar (eds.) - 2006 - Wiley-Blackwell.
  30. A Companion to Socrates.Sara Ahbel-Rappe & Rachana Kamtekar - 2007 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 69 (3):572-575.
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  31. Brill Online Books and Journals.Rachana Kamtekar - 2009 - Phronesis 54 (3).
  32. Comments on Nancy Snow, ‘Generativity and Flourishing’.Rachana Kamtekar - 2015 - Journal of Moral Education 44 (3):278-283.
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  33. Friendship in Plato's Politics.Rachana Kamtekar - 1995 - Dissertation, The University of Chicago
    Why did Plato conceive of the ideal community as a friendship? To answer this question, my dissertation begins by locating Plato's view of the role of friendship in politics within the context of contemporary Athenian ideological uses of the notion of friendship. With this background, it presents an interpretation of civic friendship in the Republic as an objectively specifiable relationship of mutual benefit and recognition. Against the view that Plato introduces the idea of friendship to provide virtuous people with a (...)
     
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  34. Plato and Aristotle's Ethics. [REVIEW]Rachana Kamtekar - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (1):70-71.
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  35. Retrieving Political Emotion. [REVIEW]Rachana Kamtekar - 2001 - Dialogue 40 (4):826-829.
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  36. The Profession of Friendship: Callicles, Democratic Politics, and Rhetorical Education in Plato’s Gorgias.Rachana Kamtekar - 2005 - Ancient Philosophy 25 (2):319-339.
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  37. Virtue and Happiness: Essays in Honour of Julia Annas.Rachana Kamtekar & Julia Annas (eds.) - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    This special volume of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy presents sixteen specially written essays on virtue and happiness, and the treatment of these topics by thinkers from the fifth century BC to the third century AD. It is published in honour of Julia Annas--one of the leading scholars in the field.
     
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