Nicholas D. Smith April 2019

CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION
: James F. Miller Professor of Humanities

CONTACT INFORMATION: Department of Classics or Department of Philosophy, Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd., Portland, OR 97219-7899 USA
office: (503) 768-7478
email: ndsmith@lclark.edu

EDUCATION: B.A. (High Honors) Philosophy, University of Rochester
Ph.D. Philosophy, Stanford University

RESEARCH SPECIALIZATIONS: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Religion, and Literature; Epistemology; Philosophy of Religion

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND INTEREST:
Philosophy: Ancient Greek Philosophy; Epistemology; Ethics; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy in Literature

Classics and Humanities: Greek Literature, Art, Archaeology, Religion; Utopian Studies

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Research

Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers: Socrates, Lewis & Clark College, Summer 2014.
 
Co-authored book (Socratic Moral Psychology--see "Published Books," below), subject of "Authors Meet Critics" session, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 2011; subject of debate in The Journal of Ethics (forthcoming 2013) and Analytic Philosophy (53.2, 2012).

Selected as section co-chair for ancient philosophy, World Congress of Philosophy 2008 (Seoul, Korea).

Elected Vice President, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division (2006-7; automatically became President in 2007-8; Presidential Address: "Modesty: A Contextual Account").

Subject of "Authors Meet Critics" session, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 1997 (Plato's Socrates--see "Published Books, below)

Outstanding Academic Book for 1995 by Choice (Plato's Socrates--see "Published Books," below)

Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for School Teachers on Ancient Greek Religion, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, 1994

Co-director (with Keith Lehrer), National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College Teachers on Knowledge, Teaching, and Wisdom: An Historical and Contemporary Reexamination, University of California, Berkeley, 1993

Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for School Teachers on Ancient Greek Religion, Virginia Tech, 1990

Teaching

National:

American Philological Association Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics, 1985 (one of three awarded in 1985, presented at the annual meetings)

Local:

Finalist, Teacher of the Year (highest teaching honor at college), Lewis & Clark College, 2005

Inducted into Academy of Teaching Excellence (highest teaching honor at university, one of six inducted yearly), Virginia Tech, 1982

Alumni Teaching Excellence Award, Virginia Tech (one of two awarded yearly) 1982

Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Virginia Tech (one of 20 awarded yearly) 1982

Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Virginia Tech (one of 20 awarded yearly) 1980

Finalist (one of six), University of Wisconsin-Parkside Teaching Excellence Award, 1976-7

PUBLISHED BOOKS:

What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology (co-edited with S. Hetherington; forthcoming. Routledge; under contract, January 2018)

Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic (Oxford University Press, in press: scheduled to appear in summer of 2019)

Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy (ed.; vol. 1 in The Philosophy of Knowledge: A History, S. Hetherington, gen. ed., 4 vols. Bloomsbury Press 2018)

The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates (ed. with J. Bussanich; Bloomsbury Press 2013, 421 pp.)

Knowledge (with I. Evans; Polity Press "Key Concepts" series; 2012, 238 pp.)

Socratic Moral Psychology (with T. Brickhouse; Cambridge University Press, 2010, 276 pp.)

Ancient Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary (Blackwell Readings in the History of Philosophy series, volume 1; edited; series editors F. Allhoff and A. Vaidya; Blackwell Publishing, 2008, 445 pp.)

Socrates' Divine Sign: Religion, Practice, and Value in Socratic Philosophy (ed. with P. Destrée, Academic Printing and Publishing [Special Issue of Apeiron], 2005, 180 pp.)

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates (with T. Brickhouse, Routledge 2004, 297 pp.)

Philosophical Studies vol. 117/1-2, January 2004 (guest editor for Selected Proceedings from American Philosophical Association Pacific Division meetings, 2003; 325 pp.)

The Trial and Execution of Socrates: Sources and Controversies (ed. and trans. with T. Brickhouse, Oxford University Press, 2002), 286 pp.

Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy (ed. with P. Woodruff, Oxford University Press, 2000, 226 pp.)

The Philosophy of Socrates (with T. Brickhouse, Westview Press, History of Philosophy series, 2000, 290 pp.)

Plato: Critical Assessments in four volumes: vol. 1--Problems of Interpretation and Method; vol. 2--- Middle Period: Metaphysics and Epistemology; vol. 3-Plato's Middle Period: Psychology and Value Theory; vol. 4--Plato's Later Works (edited, Routledge, 1998)

Knowledge, Teaching and Wisdom (edited with K. Lehrer, B. J. Lum, and B. Slichta, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Philosophical Studies series #67, 1996, 288 pp.)

Plato's Socrates (with T. Brickhouse, Oxford University Press, 1994, 240 pp.)

Methods of Interpreting Plato and His Dialogues (edited with J. Klagge, Oxford University Press--Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, supplementary volume, 1992, 280 pp.)

Utopian Studies III and IV (edited with M. Cummings and L. Leibacher-Ouvrard, University Press of America, 1991, 135 pp. and 96 pp. in one cover)--Selected Proceedings/Society for Utopian Studies.

Socrates on Trial (with T. Brickhouse, Oxford University Press and Princeton University Press, 1989, 316 pp.; trans. into Japanese by T. Mishima and S. Yonezawa, Tokai University Press, 1994, 508 pp.)

Utopian Studies II (edited with M. Cummings, University Press of America, 1988, 144 pp.)--Selected Proceedings/Society for Utopian Studies.

Utopian Studies I (edited with G. Beauchamp and K. Roemer, University Press of America, 1987, 197 pp.)--Selected Proceedings/ Society for Utopian Studies.

Women and Utopia: Critical Interpretations (edited with M. Barr, University Press of America, 1983, 171 pp.)--Selected Proceedings/ Society for Utopian Studies

Philosophers Look at Science Fiction (edited, Chicago: NelsonHall, 1982, 204 pp.)

Thought Probes (co-authored/edited with F. Miller, Jr.; Prentice-Hall, 1981, 354 pp.)--Introductory textbook in philosophy. 2nd edition, 1988, 334 pp. Rewritten by Ryan Nicholas and now published as Philosophy through Science Fiction: A Coursebook with ReadingsRoutledge, 2009.

MATERIALS IN NON-PRINT MEDIA

Blog participant in response to my review of Rachana Kamtekar's Plato's Moral Psychology (see reviews, below; accessible at: http://peasoup.us/2019/01/ethics-review-forum-kamtekars-platos-moral-pyschology-reviewed-by-smith/)

Interviewed for "Speaking of Socrates," Canadian Broadcast Company Radio One "Ideas" series. (Accessible at: http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/features/socrates/index.html). CD available (2003).

Interviewed for programs 1, 2, and 21 in series of 26 programs, "The Examined Life," produced by Intellicom Productions, 1998. Videotape available.

"Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; script for audio tape in The World of PhilosophyThe Audio Classics series, Knowledge Products; boxed collection of two audio tapes, narrated by Lynn Redgrave, 1995).

"Sokratsko neznanje i skepticizam" (with T. Brickhouse; Filozofski godisnjak 7 [1994], trans. B. M. Andelkovic)--broadcast (in Serbo-Croatian) by the Third Programme of Radio-Belgrade, January, 1995.

Interviewed by WUVT (PBS affiliate in Blacksburg, Virginia) for series on Greek philosophy and culture, 2-hour segment on Plato. Broadcast April, 1993. Tape available.

Interviewed by British Broadcasting Company (BBC) for series, "Against the State" in a 30-minute segment on Socrates. Broadcast in Great Britain, March, 1992. Tape available.

ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS:

"Pity the Tyrant" (forthcoming in the proceedings of the A. V. Elliot Conference on Great Books and Ideas, Mercer College, 2019; Mercer University Press)

"Socrates: Apprentice at Politics" (forthcoming in T. Angiers, ed., Skill in Ancient Ethics, Bloomsbury)

"The Socratic Version of the Opacity Objection" (with R. Wolfe Randall; forthcoming in What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology--see "Books," above)

"Ethics in Plato's Early Dialogues" (forthcoming in Early Greek Ethics, D. Wolfsdorf, ed., Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming; contracted March 2015).

"How Testimony Can Be a Source of Knowledge" (forthcoming in Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts; accepted August 2018)

"Unclarity and the Intermediates in Plato's Discussions of Clarity in the Republic" (Plato Journal, forthcoming, accepted August 2018)

"Ancient Epistemology: Introduction" (editors introduction to Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy, see "books," above; 2019, 1-10)

"Socrates on Knowledge" (with J. Lorenço;  in Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy, see "books," above; 2019, 67-83)

"Like-Mindedness: Plato's Solution to the Problem of Faction" (with C. McKeen; in Democracy, Equality, and Justice in Ancient Greece, eds. G. Anagnostopoulos and G. Santas, Springer; 2018, 139-159)

"Socrates on Punishment and the Law" (with T. Brickhouse; in Soul and Mind in Greek Thought: Psychological Issues in Plato and Aristotle, eds. M. Boeri, Y. Kanayama, and J. Mittleman, Springer 2018, 37-53)

"Socrates' Aversion to Being a Victim of Wrongdoing" (with J. Martinez;  The Journal of Ethics 22, 2018, 59-76)

"Aristotle on Socrates" (Invited chapter for Socrates and the Socratic Dialogue, A. Stavru and C. Moore, eds., Brill 2018, 601-622)

"A Problem in Plato's Hagiography of Socrates" (Special issue on the philosophy of Plato in the Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts 5, 2018, 81-103; available online at: http://www.athensjournals.gr/humanities/2018-5-1-5-Smith.pdf)

"Aristophanes' Acharnians 591-2: A Proposed New Interpretation" (Classical Quarterly 67, 2017, 650-653; first view available online at: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/classical-quarterly/article/aristophanes-acharnians-5912-a-proposed-new-interpretation/2403901D3F5A6EB29D6BF090C6796D83#)

"Aristophanes' Lysistrata and the Two Acropolis Priestesses" (The International Journal of Literary Humanities 15.3, 2017, 35-40)

"Why Socrates Should Not Be Punished" (with T. Brickhouse; Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 20, 2017, 53-64)

"Moral Psychology as the Focus of Early Greek Ethics" (International Philosophical Inquiry 40, 2016, special edition in honor of Gregory Vlastos; 58-73)

"Socrates on the Human Condition" (Ancient Philosophy 36, 2016, 81-95)

"The New Collective Epistemology and the Old Fallacy of Functional Equivalence" (International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation; 23.1, 2015, 1-9)

"Socrates on the Emotions" (with T. Brickhouse; Plato Journal 15, 2015, 9-28)

"Peer Disagreement, Testimony, and Personal Justification" (Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts 2.3, 2015, 141-150)

"Socratic Metaphysics?" (Apeiron 47.4, 2014, 419-434)

"Socratic and Platonic Moral Psychology" (with T. Brickhouse; Ancient Ethics, ed. J. Hardy and G. Rudebusch, Goettingen: V&R Unipress, 2014, 121-140.

"Sons and Fathers in Plato's Euthyphro and Crito" (Ancient Philosophy 34, 2014, 1-13)

"Persuade or Obey" (with T. Brickhouse; Harvard Review of Philosophy 19, 2013, 69-83)

"Socrates on Practical Deliberation" (History of Philosophy Quarterly 30.2, 2013, 93-113)

"Philosophical Reflection on Petitionary Prayer" (Philosophy Compass 8/3 2013, 309-317, 10.1111/phc3.12010)

"Thrasymachus: Diagnosis and Treatment" (with D. Hoesly; Dialogues on Plato's Politeia (Republic): Selected Papers from the Ninth Symposium Platonicum, Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2013, 60-65)

"Socratic Moral Psychology" (with T. Brickhouse; in the Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates [see "Books," above], 2013, 185-209)

"Plato's Epistemology" (in Epistemology: The Key Thinkers, ed. Stephen Hetherington, Bloomsbury Press, 2012, 29-49)

"Response to Critics" (with T. Brickhouse; Analytic Philosophy 53.2, 2012, 234-48; responses to invited criticisms of our book, Socratic Moral Psychology--see "Books," above)

"Reply to Rowe" (with T. Brickhouse;  The Journal of Ethics 16, 2012, 325-338; debate on our book, Socratic Moral Psychology--see "books," above)

"Keith Lehrer on the Basing Relation" (with H. Tierney; Philosophical Studies 161.1, 2012, 27-36)

"The Divided Line" (in G. Press, ed. Continuum Companion to Plato. New York and London: Continuum Press, 2012)

"The Simile of the Sun" (in G. Press, ed. Continuum Companion to Plato. New York and London: Continuum Press, 2012)

"Apology of Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; in G. Press, edA Companion to Plato. New York and London: Continuum Press, 2012)

"Knowledge is Sexy" (with A. MourenzaPhilo 14.1, 2011, 43-58)

"Plato on the Power of Ignorance" (special issue of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, R. Kamtekar, ed., 2012, 51-73 )

"Is the Prudential Paradox in the Meno?" (with T. Brickhouse; in G. Anagnostopoulos, ed., Socratic, Platonic and Aristotelian Studies: Essays in Honor of Gerasimos Santas. Springer: 2011, 93-101 )

"Return to the Cave" ( in M. McPherran, ed. The Cambridge Critical Guide to the Republic. Cambridge University Press, 2010, 83-102)

"Moral Psychology in Plato's Apology" (with T. Brickhouse; forthcoming in Reason and Analysis in Ancient Greek Philosophy: Essays in Honor of David Keyt, ed. G. Anagnostopoulos and F. Miller, Jr.; invited October 25, 2006)

"Partnership with God: A Partial Solution to the Problem of Petitionary Prayer" (with A. Yip; Religious Studies 46.3, 2010, 395-410)

"Socratic Teaching and Socratic Method" (with T. Brickhouse; Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, ed. H. Siegel, Oxford University Press, 2009, 177-194)

"Moravcsik on Plato on Radical Reorientation of One's Life" (in Logos and Language: Essays in Honour of Julius Moravcsik, D. Follesdal and J. Woods, eds. Tribute Series, London: College Publications [Tribute Series], 2008, 109-121)

"Modesty: A Contextual Account" (Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 82.2, 2008 [Presidential Address for Pacific Division, 2008], 23-45)

"Foreword: Loving Wisdom" (foreword for R. Jenks's Plato on Moral Expertise, Lanham: Lexington Books [Rowman and Littlefield], 2008, xv-xxv)

"Socrates on How Wrongdoing Damages the Soul" (with T. Brickhouse; The Journal of Ethics 11, 2007, 337-356)

"The Myth of the Afterlife in Plato's Gorgias" (with T. Brickhouse; in M. Erler and Luc Brisson, eds., Gorgias-Menon: Selected Papers from the Seventh Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Studies 25], Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2007, 128-137)

"Plato's Book of Images" (in Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices , ed. G. Scott, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, Topics in Historical Philosophy Series, 2007, 3-14)

"Socrates on Akrasia, Knowledge, and the Power of Appearance" (with T. Brickhouse; in Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus, C. Bobonich and P. Destrée, eds., Leiden and Boston: Brill [Philosophia Antigua series, vol. 106] 2007, 1-17)

"On Age and the Value of Life," "On Children," "On Intrinsic Value," "On Love," "On Morality," "On Philosophy," "On the Problem of Other Minds," and "on Answers to Philosophical Questions" (in What Would Socrates Say? Philosophers Answer Your Questions about Love, Nothingness, and Everything Else, ed. A. George, New York: Clarkson Potter, 2007, 174-175, 141, 167-168, 218-219, 83-85, 187-188,246.

"Socrates and Plato on Poetry" (Philosophic Exchange 37, 2006-2007, 42-54.)

"Socrates and the Laws of Athens" (Philosophy Compass 1.6, 2006, 564-570 [DOI# j.1747-9991.2006.00046.x ])

"The Socratic Paradoxes" (with T. Brickhouse; in The Blackwell Companion to Plato, ed. H. Benson Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2006, 263-277.)

"Socrates on Educating the Appetites and Passions" (with T. Brickhouse; The International Journal of the Humanities 2.3, 2006, 1999-2008)

"Socrates' Daimonion and Rationality" (with T. Brickhouse; in Socrates' Divine Sign: Religion, Practice, and Value in Socratic Philosophy--see "Books," above, 43-62)

"Did Plato Write the Alcibiades I? (Apeiron 37, 2004, 93-108)

"Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy, ed. C. Shields, Blackwell, 2003)

"Socrates in the Agora: Some Thoughts about Philosophy as Talk" (Revista de Filosofia de la Universidad de Costa Rica 41.104, 2003, 165-173)

"Apology of Socratic Studies" (with T. Brickhouse; Polis 20, 2003, 108-127)

"Generic Knowledge" (American Philosophical Quarterly 39, 2002, 343-357)

"Incurable Souls in Socratic Psychology" (with T. Brickhouse; Ancient Philosophy 22, 2002, 1-16)

"The Socratic Elenchos?" (with T. Brickhouse; in G. Scott, ed., Does Socrates Have a Method? Rethinking the Elenchus in Plato's Dialogues and BeyondThe Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002, 145-157)

"What Is Liberty For? Plato and Aristotle on Political Freedom" (with C. Johnson; Skepsis 12, 2001, 78-94)

"Preface" (invited preface to Rod Jenks, The Contribution of Socratic Method and Plato's Theory of Truth to Plato Scholarship; The Edwin Mellon Press, 2001, viii-xii; revised version for new printing, 2009)

"Some Thoughts about the Origins of 'Greek Ethics'" (Journal of Ethics 5.1, special invited issue on Greek ethics, 2001, 3-20)

"Making Things Good and Making Good Things in Socratic Philosophy" (with T. Brickhouse; in T. Robinson et al., eds., Plato: EuthydemusLysis, Charmides: Proceedings of the V Symposium Platonicum, Selected Papers, Academia Verlag, 2000, 76-87)

"Images, Education, and Paradox in Plato's Republic" (in Recognition, Remembrance, and Reality: New Essays on Plato's Epistemology and Metaphysics, suppl. Apeiron 33, 2000, 126-140)

"Plato on Knowledge as a Power" (Journal of the History of Philosophy 38, 2000, 145-168)

"Socrates and His Daimonion: Correspondence between Gregory Vlastos, Thomas C. Brickhouse, Mark L. McPherran, and Nicholas D. Smith, 1989," ed. P. Woodruff (Reason and Religion in Socratic Philosophy--see "Books," above, 180-182, 188-189, 190-191, 193-196, 202)

"Plato's Analogy of Soul and State" (Journal of Ethics 3, 1999, 1-19)

"How the Prisoners in Plato's Cave Are 'Like Us"' (Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium 13, 1999, Brill, 187-204)

"Rosen's 'A Creature of Modern Scholarship?': A Reply" (with T. Brickhouse; Polis 15, 1998, 13-22)

"The Moral Vulnerability of Plato's Philosopher-Rulers" (with P. VernezzeSkepsis 8, 1997, 103-119)

"The Problem of Punishment in Socratic Philosophy" (with T. Brickhouse; in Wisdom, Ignorance, and Virtue: New Essays in Socratic Studies ed. M. McPherran, Academic Printing and Publishing, special issue of Apeiron 30, 1997, 95-107)

"Socrates on the Unity of the Virtues" (with T. Brickhouse; Journal of Ethics 1.4, 1997, 311-324; translated into Chinese and published in Ethics and Public Affairs 5, 2012)

"Plato's Divided Line" (Ancient Philosophy 16, 1996, 25-46; repr. in Plato: Critical Assessments [see "Books," above], vol. II, 292-316)

"Socratic Ignorance and Skepticism" (with T. Brickhouse; Skepsis 7 [1996], 14-24). This article was first published in Serbo-Croatian as "Sokratsko neznanje i skepticizam" (Filozofski godisnjak 7, 1994, 252-259; trans. Bobana M. Andelkovic).

"Human Wisdom: An Epistemological and Pedagogical Inquiry" (with K. Lehrer; introduction to Knowledge, Teaching and Wisdom--see "Books," above, 3-17)

"Asking Scholarly Questions and Reading Plato's Dialogues" (invited preface for D. Nails, Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of PhilosophyPhilosophical Studies series 63, Kluwer Academic Publishing, 1995, xi-xiv)

"Aristotle on What the Political Scientist Needs to Know" (with R. Mayhew; in Aristotle's Political Philosophy ed. K. Boudouris, International Center for Greek Philosophy and Culture Publishing, 1995, 189-198)

"Alle prese con l 'utopia: Un cave recalcitrante per l'egoismo eudaemonistico greco" (trans. from English by P. Heckle--in Spazio, Tempo, e Simultaneita in Utopia, G. Del Buffa, ed., Gangemi Editore, Casa delLibro, 1994)

"HE MANTIKE TECHNEStatesman 260el and 290c4-6" (with T. Brickhouse; Polis12.1-2, 1994, 37-51; reprinted in R. Brooks, ed. Plato and Modern Law. Hampshire, UK: Ashgate, 2007)

"Socrates' Elenctic Psychology" (with T. Brickhouse; Synthese 92.1, 1992, 63-82)

"Political Activity and Ideal Economics: Two Related Utopian Themes in Aristophanic Comedy" (Utopian Studies 3.1, 1992, 84-94)

"Platonic Scholars and Other Wishful Thinkers" (in Methods of Interpreting Plato and His Dialogues--see Books, above; 245-259)

"Socrates' Elenctic Mission" (with T. Brickhouse; Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 9, 1991 131-159; repr. in W. Prior [ed.], Socrates: Critical AssessmentsRoutledge, 1996, vol. III, 119-144)

"The Socratic Doctrine of 'Persuade or Obey'" (with T. Brickhouse; in The Philosophy of Socrates, ed. K. BoudourisKardamitsa Pub. Co., 1991, 45-62)

"What Scholars Do" (Journal of the Philosophy Society of the University of Hong Kong 16, 1991, 29-43)

"What Makes Socrates a Good Man?" (with T. Brickhouse; Journal of the History of Philosophy 28, 1990, 169-179)

"A Matter of Life and Death in Socratic Philosophy" (with T. Brickhouse; Ancient Philosophy 9, 1990, 155-165)

"Diviners and Divination in Aristophanic Comedy" (Classical Antiquity, 8.1, 1989, 135-153)

"Socrates the Anti-utopian" (with T. Brickhouse; in Utopia e Modernita. Teorie e prassi utopiche nell'eta moderna e postmoderna. ed. G. Del Buffa and A. O. Lewis, Gangemi editore, Casa Del Libro, 1989, 717-725)

"Socrates--The Art of Asking" (in Research: Virginia TechWinter 1988-89, 9)

"Socrates on Goods, Virtue, and Happiness" (with T. Brickhouse; Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 5, 1987, 1-27; repr. in Socrates: Critical Assessments, ed. W. Prior, Routledge, 1996, vol. IV, 202-225)

"Collaborating Philosophically" (Rhetoric Society Ouarterly, 17.3, 1987, 247-262)

"Socrates' Evil Associates and the Motivation for His Trial and Condemnation" (with T. Brickhouse; Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, vol. III, ed. J. Cleary, University Press of America, 1987, 45-71; repr. in Socrates: Critical Assessments, ed. W. Prior, Routledge, 1996, vol. II, 92-110)

"Socrates' First Remarks to the Jury in Plato's Apology of Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; The Classical Journal 81.4, 1986, 289298)

"'The Divine Sign Did Not Oppose Me': A Problem in Plato's Apology" (with T. Brickhouse; The Canadian Journal of Philosophy 16.3, 1986, 511-526)

"The Formal Charges against Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; Journal of the History of Philosophy, 23.4, 1985, 457-481; repr .in H. Benson [ed.], New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates, Oxford University Press, 1991, 14-34)

"Vlastos on the Elenchus" (with T. Brickhouse; Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 2, 1984, 185-195)

"Irony, Arrogance and Sincerity in Plato's Apology" (with T. Brickhouse; New Essays on Socrates, ed. E. Kelly, University Press of America, 1984, 29-46)

"Socrates and Obedience to the Law" (with T. Brickhouse; Apeiron 18.1, 1984, 10-17; reprinted in R. KamtekarPlato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito: Critical EssaysRowman and Littlefield, 2005, 163-174)

"The Paradox of Socratic Ignorance in Plato's Apology" (with T. Brickhouse; History of Philosophy Ouarterly 1.2, 1984, 125-131)

"The Origin of Socrates' Mission" (with T. Brickhouse; Journal of the History of Ideas 44.4, 1983, 657-666)

"Aristotle's Theory of Natural Slavery" (Phoenix 37.2, 1983, 109-122; revised and repr. in D. Keyt and F. Miller, Jr. [eds.], A Companion to Aristotle's Politics, Blackwell, 1990, 142-155)

"Justice and Dishonesty in Plato's Republic'' (with T. Brickhouse; Southern Journal of Philosophy 21.1, 1983, 77-93; reprin Plato: Critical Assessments [see "Books," above], vol. III, 123-140)

"Plato and Aristotle on the Nature of Women" (Journal of the History of Philosophy 21.4, 1983, 467-478. Reprinted in Great Political Thinkers, vol. 2, ed. J. M. Dunn and I. Harris, Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., 1997, 209-220; also reprin Plato: Critical Assessments [see "Books," above], vol. III, 194-205)

"Socrates' Proposed Penalty in Plato's Apology" (with T. Brickhouse; Archiv fur Geschichte der Philosophie 64.1, 1982, 1-18)

"The Philosophical Appeal of Science Fiction" (with F. Miller, Jr.; Philosophers Look at Science Fiction [see "Books," above--1-34])

"The Objects of Dianoia in Plato's Divided Line" (Apeiron 15.2, 1981, 129-137)

"Teaching Philosophy through Science Fiction: A Starter Kit" (with J. Ahrens; The Philosophy Teachers' Handbook, Sept. 1982, 1-70)

"A Reply to Mr. Bertrand" and "A Final Word from Miller and Smith" (with F. Miller, Jr.; Philosophical Speculations 1.2, 1981, 9497, 98-99, 104)

"The Logic of Plato's Feminism" (Journal of Social Philosophy 11.3, 5-11)

"The Various Equals at Phaedo 74b-c" (Journal of the History of Philosophy 18.1, 1980, 1-7; repr. in Plato: Critical Assessments [see "Books," above], vol. II, 93-101)

"Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowing What in Plato's Republic" (Dialogue [Canadian] 18.3, 1979, 281-288)

"An Argument for the Definition of Justice in Plato's Republic: 433E6-434A1" (Philosophical Studies 35, 1979, 373-383)

"Republic 476e-480a: Intensionality in Plato's Epistemology?" (Philosophical Studies 30, December 1976, 427-429)

DICTIONARY AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES:

"Socrates" (forthcoming in Gale Researcher [http://solutions.cengage.com/gale-researcher/philosophy/]

"Keith Lehrer" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2nd edn. Macmillan, 2006)

"Plato" (in J. Fieser ed. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophyhttp://www.utm.edu/research/iep/p/plato.htm; translated into Romanian: http://webhostinggeeks.com/science/plato-iep-ro)

"Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; in C. Shields, ed., Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy, Blackwell, 2003, 55-69)

"Slavery" (with S. EsquithRoutledge Encyclopedia of PhilosophyRoutledge, 1998)

"Wisdom" (Routledge Encyclopedia of PhilosophyRoutledge, 1998)

"Plato" (with T. Brickhouse; in W. Briggs, ed. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 176: Ancient Greek Authors, Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1997, 285-304.

"Pythagoras" (in W. Briggs, ed., Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 176: Ancient Greek Authors, Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1997, 342-346.

"Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; Encyclopedia of Ancient Philosophy, ed. D. Zeyl, Greenwood Press, 1997, 496-512)

"Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; Encyclopedia of Philosophy Supplement, Macmillan, 1996, 548-549)

"Democritus" (The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion, J. Z. Smith and W. S. Green, eds., HarperCollins, 1995, 311)

"Heracleitus" (The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion [see above], 413)

"Parmenides" (The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion [see above], 829)

"The Presocratic Philosophers" (The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion [see above], 857-858)

TRANSLATIONS:

Various fragments and testimonia on the Presocratics, with commentary, in Ancient PhilosophyEssential Readings with Commentary (see "Books," above)

Plato's EuthyphroApologyCrito, and the death scene from the Phaedo (with T. Brickhouse; in The Trial and Death of Socrates--see "Books," above)

Plato's Lesser Hippias (in Plato: Complete Works, ed. J. Cooper, Hackett Publishing Co., 1997, 922-936)

[Ps.-]Plato's Theages (in Plato: Complete Works [see above], 627-638)

[Ps.-]Plato's Hipparchus (in Plato: Complete Works [see above], 609-617)

REVIEWS:
Hannon, Michael, What's the Point of Knowledge?: A Function-first Epistemology (Choice, forthcoming)

Arruzza, Cinzia, A Wolf in the City: Tyranny and the Tyrant in Plato's Republic (Choice, #56, 56-3101)

Zoller, Coleen P., Plato and the Body: Reconsidering Socratic Asceticism (Choice #56, 56-2301, http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/212051)

Jeremy Fantl, The Limitations of an Open Mind (Choice  #56, 56-2282, 2019; http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/211839)

Rachana Kamtekar, Plato's Moral Psychology: Intellectualism, the Divided Soul, and the Desire for Good (Ethics, forthcoming)

Catherine Rowett, Knowledge and Truth in Plato: Stepping Past the Shadow of Socrates (Choice #54, 54-1450, 2018, http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/211243)

Jonny Thakkar, Plato as Critical Theorist (Choice #54, 54-1451, 2018, http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/210567)

Robert Pasnau, After Certainty (Choice 55, #55-4413, 2018, http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/208953)

Christopher Gill, Plato's Atlantis Story (Choice 55, #55-3128, 2017, http://www.choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/207745)

Ariel Helfer, Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy (Choice 55, #55-0983, 2017, http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/205167)

Harry Berger, Jr., The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt (Choice 53, #53-2046, 2015, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.194486)

David D. Corey, The Sophists in Plato's Dialogues (Choice 53, 2015, #53-1197, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.193254)

Hugh H. Benson, Clitophon's Challenge (Choice 53, #53-0699, 2015, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.192954)

Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Rationality and Reflection: How to Think about What to Think (Choice 52, 2015, #52-6314, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.190018).

A. A. Long, Greek Models of Mind and Self  (The Journal of the History of Philosophy 53.4, 2015, 777-8)
 
Jennifer Lackey, ed. Essays in Collective Epistemology (Choice 52, 2014, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.191796)

Allan Hazlett, A Luxury of the Understanding: On the Value of True Belief (Choice 52, 2014, #52-1342, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.185431)

A. G. Long, Conversation and Self-sufficiency in Plato (Choice 51, 2013, #51-1416, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.51-1416)
 
Duncan Pritchard, Epistemological Disjunctivism (Choice 50, 2013, #50-3791, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.50-3791)

Daniel S. Werner, Myth and Philosophy in Plato's Phaedrus (Choice 50, 2012, #50-2605, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.50-2605).

Andrew Reisner and Asbjørn Steglich-Peterson, eds., Reasons for Belief (Choice 49, #49-3195, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.49-3195)

Donald R. Morrison, The Cambridge Companion to Socrates. (Choice 48, 2011, #48-6202, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.48-6202); Ancient History Bulletin Online Reviews 1 (2011), 8-13)

Duncan Pritchard, Alan Millar, and Adrian Haddock, The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations (Choice 48, 2010, #48-1997, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.48-6202)

Gail Fine, The Oxford Handbook of Plato (Polis 26.1, 2009, 168-172)

Jonathan Dancy, Ernest Sosa, and Matthias SteupA Companion to Epistemology 2nd edn. (Choice 48, 2009, #48-0786, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.48-0786)

Catalin ParteniePlato's Myths (Choice, 47, 2009, #47-1349, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.47-1349)

Dominic Scott, Plato's Meno (Ancient Philosophy 29, 414-418)

Hamid VahidThe Epistemology of Belief (Choice 46, 2009, #46-5543, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.46-5543)

Drew A. Hyland, Plato and the Question of Beauty (Choice 46, 2009, #46-2588, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.46-2588)

G. R. F. Ferrari, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic (Ancient Philosophy 29, 2009)

Ernest Sosa, A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, v. 1 (Choice 45, 2008, #45-4913, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.45-4913)

Chad Meister and Paul Copan, eds., The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Choice 45, 2008, #45-4329, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.45-4329)

Luis E. NaviaSocrates: A Life Remembered (Choice 45, 2007, #45-1399, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.45-1399)

Giannis StamatellosPlotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads (Choice 45, 2007, #45-0228, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.45-0228)

J. H. Lesher, Debra Nails, and Frisbee C. C. Sheffield, Plato's Symposium: Issues in Interpretation and Reception (Choice 44, 2007, #44-6785, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.44-6785)

James S. Hans, Socrates and the Irrational (Choice 44, 2007, #44-4982, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.44-4982)

Jennifer Lackey and Ernest Sosa, edsThe Epistemology of Testimony (Choice 44, 2007, #44-3797, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.44-3797)

Lindsay Judson and Vassilis Karasmanis, eds., Remembering Socrates: Philosophical Essays (Rhizai 3, 2006)

Roslyn Weiss, The Socratic Paradox and Its Enemies (Choice 44, 2006, #44-2062, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.44-2062)

Sara Ahbel-Rappe and Rachana KamtekarA Companion to Socrates. (Choice 44, 2006, #44-0865, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.44-0865)

Daniel C. Russell, Plato on Pleasure and the Good Life. (Choice 43, 2006, #43-5831, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.43-5831)

Hamid VahidEpistemic Justification and the Skeptical Challenge. (Choice 43, 2006, #43-4597, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.43-4597)

William P. Alston. Beyond "Justification": Dimensions of Epistemic Evaluation. (Choice 43, 2005, #43-0858, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.43-0858)

EpistemeLinks (www.epistemelinks.com) (Choice 42, 2005 #42-5783, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.42-5783)

Verity Harte, Plato on Parts and Wholes: The Metaphysics of Structure (Journal of the History of Philosophy 42, 2004, 333-334)

Jonathan L. KvanvigThe Value of Knowledge and the Pursuit of Understanding. (Choice 41, 2004, #41-4578, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.41-4578).

Laurence BonJour and Ernest Sosa, Epistemic Justification: Internalism vs. Externalism, Foundations vs. Virtues (Choice 41, 2003, #41-2097, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.41-2097)

Nicholas White, Individual and Conflict in Greek Ethics (Ancient Philosophy 23.1, 2003, 215-223)

Nicholas White, Individual and Conflict in Greek Ethics (Choice, 40, 2003, #40-4547, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.40-4547)

Bobonich, Christopher, Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics (Choice 40, 2003, #40-6330, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.40-6330)

Colaiaco, James A., Socrates against Athens (Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2002.02.12 [http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/socrates-against-athens-philosophy-on-trial/])

Lane, Melissa, Plato's Progeny: How Socrates and Plato Still Captivate the Modern Mind (Choice 39.9, 2002, #39-5132, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.39-5132)

Anthony SpecaHypothetical Syllogistic and Stoic Logic (Choice 39.6, 2002, #39-3323, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.39-3323)

Navia, Luis E., Anthisthenes of Athens: Setting the World Aright (Choice 39.3, 2001, #39-1500, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.39-1500)

C. C. W. Taylor, Socrates: A Very Short Introduction (Ancient Philosophy 22, 2002, 169-176)

Sassi, Maria MichelaThe Science of Man in Ancient Greece (Choice 38.11, 2001, #38-6119, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.38-6119)

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Pre-Platonic Philosophers, trans. G. Whitlock (Choice 38.9, 2001, #38-4974, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.38-4974)

Harold Tarrant, Plato's First Interpreters (Choice 38.7, 2001, #38-3842, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.38-3842)

Nalin RanasingheThe Soul of Socrates (Choice 38.4, 2000, #38-2103, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.38-2103)

John BeversluisCross-Examining Socrates: A Defense of the Interlocutors in Plato's Early Dialogues (Choice 38.1, 2000, #38-0229, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.38-0229)

John A. Palmer, Plato's Reception of Parmenides (Choice 37.11/12, 2000, #37-6205, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.37-6205)

John Cooper, Reason and Emotion (Philosophy in Review/Comptes Rendus Philosophiques, 20.3, 2000, 164-166)

Martin McAvoyThe Profession of Ignorance, with Constant Reference to Socrates (Philosophy in Review/Comptes Rendus Philosophiques 20.3, 2000, 201-202)

George RudebuschSocrates, Pleasure, and Virtue (Choice 37.7, 2000, #37-3855, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.37-3855)

Roslyn Weiss, Socrates Dissatisfied: An Analysis of Plato's Crito (Ethics 109.3, 1999, 709)

Daryl H. Rice, A Guide to Plato's Republic (Utopian Studies 9.2, 1998, 304-307)

Alfonso Gomez-Lobo, The Foundations of Socratic Ethics (Ancient Philosophy 16, 1996, 172-176)

E. de Stryker and S. R. Slings, Plato's Apology of Socrates: A Literary and Philosophical Study With Running Commentary (Classical Philology 90.4, 1995, 379-383)

Gregory Vlastos, Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher (with T. C. Brickhouse; Ancient Philosophy 13.2, 1993, 395-410)

Trevor J. Saunders. Plato's Penal Code. Tradition, Controversy, and Reform in Greek Penology (Utopian Studies 4.1, 1993, 190-191)

William Jordan, Ancient Concepts of Philosophy and J. V. Luce, An Introduction to Greek Philosophy (The Classical Outlook 70, 1992-93, 71-73)

C. D. C. Reeve, Socrates in the Apology (Ancient Philosophy 11.2, 1991, 399-407)

G. R. F. Ferrari, Listening to the Cicadas: A Study of Plato's Phaedrus (American Journal of Philology 111.3, 1990, 403-408)

Henry TelohSocratic Education in Plato's Early Dialogues (Ancient Philosophy 10, 1990, 105-112)

Peter Euben (ed.), Greek Tragedy and Political Theory (Ethics 100.1, 1989, 187-188)

Michael Davis, Greek Tragedy and the Origin of Modern Science (Ethics 100.1, 1989, 217-218)

Kenneth SeeskinDialogue and Discovery: A Study in Socratic Method (Ancient Philosophy 7, 1987, 215-219)

Lionel GossmanOrpheus PhilologusBachofen versus Mommsen on the Study of Antiquity (Clio 13.3, 1984)

Marcel Detienne and Jean-Paul VernantCunning Intelligence in Greek Culture and Society (Clio 11.1, 1981, 107-109)

Jerry S. Clegg, The Structure of Plato's Philosophy (Journal of the History of Philosophy 19.1, 1981, 105-108)

Thomas D. Clareson (ed.), Many Futures, Many Worlds: Theme and Form in Science Fiction (Clio 7.1, 1977, 163-166)

PRESENTATIONS AT REGIONAL, NATIONAL,
OR INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS:

"Pity the Tyrant" (A. V. Elliot Conference on Great Books and Ideas, Mercer College, 2019; International conference on Hellenic Political Philosophy and Contemporary Europe 2019)

"'The Agony of Defeat': Socrates Agonistic Use of Shame" (Fonte Aretusa conference Siracusa, 2019)

"Some Problems in Plato's Account of Aversive Desire" (International Conference on Power and Knowledge in Plato and Beyond, Uppsala, 2019)

"An Apologia for Socrates' Use of Shame" (invited presentation for 2019 Royal Conference in honor of Paul Woodruff, Austin, 2019)

"A Socratic Version of the Opacity Objection" (with R. Wolfe Randall; Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 2018)

"Socrates and the Sufficiency Thesis" (with J. Martinez; Socratic IV, Buenos Aires, November 2018)

"Socrates, Sully, and the Sufficiency Thesis" (with J. Martinez; Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, October 2018; American Philosophical Association Pacific Division 2019)

"Testimony as a Source of (Discursive) Knowledge" (University of Graz, June 2018)

"Unclarity and the Intermediates in Plato's Discussions of Clarity in the Republic" (Invited for 2018 conference on The Intermediates in Plato, Florida Atlantic University)

"Response to Glasscock" (Invited Symposium Session at 2018 American Philosophical Association Central Division Meetings)

"Plato on the Philosophers' Love of Truth" (invited colloquium, University of Sydney, September 2017; invited colloquium, University of Oregon Classics Department, November 2017; invited presentation to the Ethics and Politics Ancient and Modern Workshop, Stanford University, February 2018)

"Finding Unclarity in Plato's Discussions of Clarity in the Republic" (Invited for 2017 Tahoe Workshop in Ancient Philosophy; Pacific Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, October 2017)

"A Problem in Plato's Hagiography of Socrates" (Symposium Paper at 2017 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings)

“Socrates on Punishment and the Law: Apology 25c5-26b2” with T. Brickhouse.  (Invited for 2016 Tahoe Workshop in Ancient Philosophy)

"Socrates: Apprentice at Politics" (International Conference on Technē in Plato, St Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, 2015; III Congreso Internacional de Filosofia Griega, Lisbon, 2016; Invited Keynote for 10th West Coast Plato Workshop, International Conference on Virtue, Skill, and Practical Reason, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017)

"Socrates on the Human Condition" (Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy , University of British Columbia, September 2014; invited presentation, 5th National Meeting of Research in the Graduate Program of the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil, November 2014; Colloquium presentation, University of Bergen [Norway], 2015)

"Like-Mindedness: Plato's Solution to the Problem of Faction" (with C. McKeen; invited presentation at the Conference on Greek Democracy: Equalities/Inequalities, University of California, San Diego, 2015; invited presentation at 2015 Tahoe Workshop in Ancient Philosophy)

"Socrates on the Emotions" (invited presentation at Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile, 2013; plenary presentation at regional International Plato Society Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, April 2014; Bay Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, UC-Davis, November 2014; invited presentation at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, November 2014)
 
"Peer Disagreement, Testimony, and Personal Justification" (invited presentation at Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile, 2013; 5th National Meeting of Research in the Graduate Program of the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil, November 2014)
 
"Socrates on Practical Deliberation" (Mini-Conference on "Ancient Philosophers on Ruling and Deliberation" KoϚ University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013.

"The Aristotelian Testimony on Socrates" (Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy 2013)

"Socratic Metaphysics?" (17th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2013)

"Sons and Fathers in Plato's Euthyphro and Crito" (Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, 2012; Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, 2012; International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Self, Culture, and Justice, Taiwan, 2013; invited keynote address, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy annual meeting, 2013)

"A New Version of the Opacity Objection" (with Ian Evans; 64th Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference, 2012)
 
"How Testimony Can Be a Source of Knowledge" (memorial for Win Wilkinson Memorial Lecture, Michigan State University, 2012; invited colloquium at Keio University, Tokyo, 2014; invited colloquium, University of New South Wales, September 2017)

"Socratic Motivational Intellectualism" (with T. Brickhouse; invited plenary presentation at the International Plato Society United States Regional Meeting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012)

"Plato's Thought Experiment: The Republic" (International Conference on The Book, Barcelona, 2012)

"Emotions and Appetites in Socratic Motivational Intellectualism" (with T. Brickhouse; invited presentation at "Appetite, Voluntariness and Virtuous Action: A Workshop in Ancient Philosophy" Uppsala University, 2012)
 
"Socratic Motivational Intellectualism" (with T. Brickhouse; invited plenary session at regional International Plato Society Meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012

"Moral Psychology as the Focus of Early Greek Ethics" (invited presentation at international conference on "Eudaimonia and the Dao: Ancient Greek and Chinese Approaches to Ethics,” University of Hong Kong, 2011; invited symposium session on comparative philosophy, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 2012)

"Socratic Moral Psychology" (four seminars based on my recent book of that name, Department of Classics, University of California-Berkeley, January 2012; Synopsis presented at the Conference on "Understanding Agency," Department of Philosophy, University of Uppsala, May 2012 ).

"Knowledge is Sexy" (with A. Mourenza; American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, 2011; 9th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Grenada, Spain, 2011; mini-conference presentation at London School of Economics Philosophy of Science consortium, 2011; given as colloquium presentation at Philosophy Departments at Lingnan University, 2012; Denver University, 2012, and University of Uppsala, 2012 ).

"Obey or Persuade" (with T. Brickhouse; 2011 Austin J. Fagothey, SJ Philosophy Conference on the Philosophy of Socrates, University of Santa Clara, 16th Annual Arizona Colloquium on Ancient Philosophy, 2012)

"The Power of Appearance in Plato's Protagoras (with T. Brickhouse; 15th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2011)

"Thrasymachus: Diagnosis and Treatment" (with D. HoeslyEigth Annual Hawaii Conference on Arts & Humanities, 2010; IXth Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Society], Tokyo, 2010)

"Keith Lehrer on the Basing Relation" (with H. Tierney; invited paper, International Conference on the Philosophy of Keith Lehrer, Graz, 2010)

"Knowledge at Work" (with T. Brickhouse; 2nd Annual West Coast Workshop on Ancient Philosophy, UC-Berkeley, 2009)

"Vowing Discipleship: A Partial Solution to the Problem of Petitionary Prayer" (with A. Yip; Northwest Philosophy Conference, 2008)

"Socrates on the Virtues as Powers" (with T. Brickhouse; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy annual meeting, 2008)

"Plato on the Power of Ignorance" (International Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy and Greco-Roman Studies in Korea, 2008; 14th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2010)

"Modesty: A Contextual Account" (Presidential Address, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, 2008)

"Return to the Cave" (12th Annual Arizona Conference in Ancient Philosophy, 2008; Rukavina Lecture, Gonzaga University, 2009)

"Contextualism and Closure" (5th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Paris, France, 2007)

"Moral Psychology in Plato's Meno" (with T. Brickhouse; American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, invited symposium, 2007)

"Socrates and Plato on Poetry" (11th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2006; Center for Philosophic Exchange [SUNY-Brockport], 2006)

"Moral Psychology in Plato's Apology" (10th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2005; Fifth Annual Hawaii Conference on Arts & Humanities, 2007)

"Plato's Book of Images" (9th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2004; 12th International Conference on Learning, Granada, Spain, 2005)

"Persuade or Obey" (with T. Brickhouse; 2nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, 2004; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy meetings, 2005; Western Political Science Association meetings, 2006; Invited Socrates Conference, Santa Clara University, 2011)

"Socrates' on Akrasia, Knowledge, and the Power of Appearance" (with T. Brickhouse; invited for International Conference on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, University of Louvain, Belgium, 2003)

"Socrates' Daimonion and Rationality" (with T. Brickhouse; invited for International Conference on Socrates' Daimonion and Religion, University of Louvain, Belgium, 2003)

"Socrates on Educating the Passions" (keynote address for Far Western Philosophy of Education Society, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2003; Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Prato, Italy, 2004; 12th Annual Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2007)

"Socrates on How Wrongdoing Damages the Soul" (with T. Brickhouse; invited paper, 8th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2003; contributed paper, Northwest Philosophy Colloquium, 2002; invited paper, International Socrates Symposium, Texas Christian University, 2004)

"Socrates in the Agora" (Invited paper, Classics Symposium at Hollins College, Virginia, 1997; Costas Lecture in Classics, Brooklyn College, May, 2002; Keynote Address for Northeast Florida Student Philosophy Conference, 2005)

"The Myth of the Afterlife in Plato's Gorgias" (with T. Brickhouse; invited paper, 7th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2002; VII Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Society], Wuerzburg, Germany, 2004; 3rd International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Cambridge, England, 2005)

"Socrates and Plato's Socrates" (with T. Brickhouse; invited paper, 6th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2001)

"What Is Liberty For? Plato and Aristotle on Political Freedom" (with C. Johnson; invited paper, One Day Conference on Liberty, Ancient and Modern at UC San Diego, 2000; invited paper, 11th International Symposium of Philosophy, Pyrgos, Greece, 2000)

"Incurable Souls and Socratic Psychology" (Invited paper, 5th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2000)

"Images, Education, and Paradox in Plato's Republic" (Crawford Distinguished Lecture, San Diego State University, 1998; plenary paper, Far Western Philosophy of Education Society, 1999; invited paper, 4th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1999)

"Cognitive Self-Evaluation, Animal Knowledge, and the KK-Regress" (invited special pre-conference presentation, Far Western Philosophy of Education Society, 1999)

"Aretê and Justice in Early Greek Literature" (American Classical League, 1998)

"An Internalist Solution to the KK-Problem" (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1998)

"What Does Plato's Soul-State Analogy Require?" (Invited paper, 3rd Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1998; Crawford Distinguished Lecture, San Diego State University, 1998)

"Making Things Good and Making Good Things in Socratic Philosophy" (with T. Brickhouse; plenary paper at the 5th Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Society], Toronto, Ontario, 1998)

"Plato's Socrates: Reply to Critics" (with T. Brickhouse; American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, "Authors Meet Critics: Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith, Plato's Socrates," 1997)

"How the Prisoners in Plato's Cave are 'Like Us"' (Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1997; Virginia Hummel Lecture in Classical Studies, Virginia Tech, 1997)

"Plato on Knowledge as a Power," (Invited paper: 2nd Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1997; Crawford Distinguished Lecture, San Diego State University, 1998)

"Mark McPherran on Socrates and Greek Religion" ("Author Meets Critics: Mark McPherran, The Religion of Socrates," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy meetings, 1996)

"The Moral Vulnerability of Plato's Philosopher-Rulers" (with P Vernezze; 7th International Symposium of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Research, Olympia, Greece, 1996; Utah Academy of Arts and Sciences, Arts & Letters, 1996; American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1997)

"The Concept of Virtue in Ancient Greek Philosophy" (Philosophy Society, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1996; Annual Honors Lecture, University of Toledo, 1997)

"The Problem of Punishment in Socratic Philosophy" (with T. Brickhouse; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Binghamton, New York, 1995; 1st Arizona Colloquium on Ancient Philosophy, 1996)

"Socrates and Plato's Socrates" (Winslow Lecture, Hamilton College, 1995)

"Aristotle on What the Political Scientist Needs to Know" (with Robert Mayhew; 6th International Conference on Greek Philosophy, Ierissos, Greece, 1994; American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1994)

"Socrates, Ignorance, and Skepticism" (with T. Brickhouse; 5th International Symposium of Philosophy and Inter-Disciplinary Research, Olumpia, Greece 1994)

"Plato's Divided Line" (Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Kyoto, 1994; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Lecture, Kitakyushu University, 1994; seminar to Boston Area Colloquium, 1997)

"HE MANTIKE TECHNE: Politicus 260el and 290c4-6" (with T. Brickhouse; 3rd Symposium Platonicum, Bristol, England, 1992)

"Socratic Religion" (Symposium paper invited for presentation at the 1992 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division)

"Socrates on the Unity of the Virtues" (with T. Brickhouse; Plenary Address--Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, New York, 1992; Texas/Oklahoma Workshop in Greek Philosophy, 1993; Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1993; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Tokyo and Tsukuba [Japan], 1994)

"The Diviner's Craft in Plato" (with T. Brickhouse; Classical Association for the Middle West and South, 1992)

"Plato's Elenctic Psychology" (with T. Brickhouse; Virginia Philosophical Association, 1991)

"Political Activity and Ideal Economics: Two Related Utopian Themes in Aristophanic Comedy" (Society for Utopian Studies, 1990)

"A Matter of Life and Death in Socratic Philosophy" with T. Brickhouse (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1990)

"Working in Utopia: A Problem for Ancient Eudaimonism" (3rd International Conference on Utopian Studies, Reggio Calabria, Italy, 1989; Society for Utopian Studies, 1989)

"Socratic Religion, Socratic Reason" with T. Brickhouse (Invited Symposium paper at American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 1989, in response to a paper by Gregory Vlastos)

"The Socratic Doctrine of 'Persuade or Obey'" with T. Brickhouse (Conference for the Study of Political Theory, 1989, Los Angeles Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1989; Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1989; American Philosophical Association Central Division, 1990; International Association for Greek Philosophy, Samos, Greece, 1990; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Kyoto, 1991; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Tokyo, 1991)

"Socratic Epistemology" with T. Brickhouse (Invited keynote address at Tennessee Philosophical Association meetings, 1988)

"Socrates' Elenctic Mission" with T. Brickhouse (American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meetings, 1987)

"Socrates' First Remarks to the Jury in Plato's Apology of Socrates" with T. Brickhouse (Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Southern Section, 1986)

"Socrates the Anti-utopian" with T. Brickhouse (11th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1986)

"Socrates on Goods, Virtue, and Happiness" with T. Brickhouse (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 1986; University of San Diego Conference on the Virtues, 1986)

"Socrates' Evil Associates and the Motivation for his Trial and Condemnation" with T. Brickhouse (Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 1986; Classical Association of the Middle West and South, 1986; Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, with Pacific Division of American Philosophical Association, 1986)

"The Place of Socrates in Ancient Utopian Theory" with T. Brickhouse (2nd International Conference on Utopian Studies, Reggio Calabria, Italy, 1986; 11th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1986)

"Richard Kraut on Socrates' Morality and Politics" with T. Brickhouse (Midwest Political Science Association Meetings, 1985)

"Socrates and Plato on Political Activity and the Possibility of Utopia" with T. Brickhouse (10th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1985)

"The 'First' Accusations against Socrates" with T. Brickhouse (Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1985)

"My Daimonion Did Not Oppose Me: A Problem in Plato's Apology" with T. Brickhouse (Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1984)

"The Formal Charges against Socrates" with T. Brickhouse (American Society for Greek Political Thought Meetings, 1984)

"Vlastos on the Elenchus" with T. Brickhouse (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 1984)

"Irony, Arrogance, and Sincerity in Plato's Apology" with T. Brickhouse (Long Island Philosophical Society, 1983)

"The Paradox of Socratic Ignorance in Plato's Apology" with T. Brickhouse (Virginia Philosophical Association Meetings, 1983)

"Are There Two Moral Theories in Plato's Republic" with T. Brickhouse (lr Convegno Internazionale di Studi sulle Utopie, Reggio Calabria, Italy, 1983; 8th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1983)

"Plato and Aristotle on the Nature of Women" (7th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1982)

"The Origin of Socrates' Mission" with T. Brickhouse (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1982)

"Justice and Dishonesty in Plato's Republic" with T. Brickhouse (4th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1979; 10th Interamerican Congress of Philosophy, 1981; American Society for Greek Political Thought, 1982)

"Socrates and Obedience to the Law" with T. Brickhouse (Tennessee Philosophical Association, 1980; Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1981; American Philosophical Association Western Division, 1981)

"Aristotle's Theory of Natural Slavery" (5th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1980)

"Socrates' Proposed Penalty in Plato's Apology" with T. Brickhouse (Virginia Philosophical Association, 1979; Tennessee Philosophical Association, 1979; Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1979)

"The Logic of Plato's Feminism" (3rd Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1978; Virginia Philosophical Association, 1978)

"Three Moral Controversies Concerning Plato's Conception of Justice in the Republic (Conference on Utopias and Communes, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1978)

"The Superior State in Plato's Republic (2nd Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1977)

"An Argument for the Definition of Justice in Plato's Republic: 433E6-434A1" (American Philosophical Association Western Division, 1977)

"The Objects of Dianoia in Plato's Divided Line" (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1977)

"Gnosis in Plato's Republic" (American Philosophical Association Western Division, 1976)

COMMENTARIES AT INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL,
OR REGIONAL MEETINGS:

Comments on Tony Leyh's "A Symphony of Citizens: A New Strategy of Civic Friendship in Plato's Laws" (American Philosophical Association Central Division meetings 2019)

Comments on Allison Glasscock's "The Discipline of Virtue: Learning and Knowledge in the Protagoras" (invited symposium session for American Philosophical Association Central Division Meetings, 2018)

Comments on Travis Butler's "Desire in Plato's Phaedo" (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 2014)

Comments on Tushar Irani’s 'Socrates and Gorgias on the Aims of Argument'” (invited symposium session for American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings, 2013)

Comments on "What is the Meaning of Socrates' Interrogation of Meletus in Plato's Apology?" by Rene Henriquez (Northwest Philosophy Conference, Portland, Oregon, 2007)

Comments on "Happiness, Joy, and Pleasure: A Defense of Nonhedonistic Eudaimonism" by Nicholas F. Gier (Northwest Philosophy Conference, Portland, Oregon, 2002)

Comments on "Desire for the Good in the Meno" by Mariana Anagnostopoulos (Pennerfest: Conference in Honor of Terry Penner's 65th Birthday, Madison, WI, 2001)

Comments on "Socrates and the Oracle" by James Doyle (American Philosophical Association Central Division, 1998)

Comments on "Recognizing the Gods of Socrates," by Mark McPherran (conference on "Reason and Religion in 5th Century Athens" University of Texas, Austin, 1996)

Comments on "Plato's Denial of Willful Wrongdoing," by David Engel (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1996)

Comments on "Socratic Activity: Striving for Excellence, but Falling Short," by D. Colson (American Philosophical Association Central Division, 1995)

Comments on "The Eleusinian Nature of Arete in Plato's Meno," by J. Peterman (American Philosophical Association Eastern Division, 1988)

Comments on "Autarcheia in Aristotle," by E. B. Cole (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1988)

Comments on ''Recognition and Reference in Plato, Aristotle, and Evans," by Robin Smith (American Philosophical Association Eastern Division, 1986)

Comments on "Socrates' Moral Paradox," by Richard Reilly (American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 1975)

GRANTS RECEIVED (in addition to those listed in "Honors and Awards," above):

National Endowment for the Humanitiers Summer Stipend, 2019 (Topic: "Socrates on Knowledge, Virtue, and Happiness")

All University Research Initiation Grant (local MSU research grant) to write my sections of The Philosophy of Socrates (see "Books," above), 1997.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 1989 (Topic: "The Socratic Doctrine of 'Persuade or Obey"')

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellow (Classics) Stanford University, 1986 (Topic: "Religion and Society in Ancient Greece"; Seminar Leader, Michael Jameson)

Virginia Tech Humanities Summer Stipend, 1985 (Topic: "Socrates' Third Speech in Plato's Apology")

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellow (Philosophy and Classics) University of California, Berkeley, 1983 (Topic: "The Philosophy of Socrates"; Seminar Leader, Gregory Vlastos)

Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Travel Grant (for 7th Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, 1982)

Virginia Tech Humanities Summer Stipend, 1982 (Topic: "Plato and Aristotle on the Nature of Women")

Virginia Tech Humanities Program Special Project Grant, 1981 (for translating a variety of Greek texts)

Virginia Tech Humanities Summer Stipend, 1980 (Topic: "Aristotle's Theory of Natural Slavery")

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellow (Philosophy) University of Washington, 1979 (Topic: "Aristotle's Ethical and Political Philosophy"; seminar leader, David Keyt)

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellow (Philosophy) Princeton, 1976 (Topic: "The Moral and Social Philosophy of Socrates and Plato"; seminar leader, Gregory Vlastos)

TEACHING POSITIONS HELD:

James F. Miller Professor of Humanities, Lewis and Clark College (1999-present)

Michigan State University (Professor, 1994-99)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Assistant Professor, 1977-80; Associate Professor 1980-89; Professor, 1989-1994)

University of Hong Kong (Exchange Professor, Spring Semester, 1991)

University of Washington (Visiting Associate Professor, Summer, 1987; Summer, 1988; Summer, 1989)

University of Santa Clara (Visiting Associate Professor, 1982-3)

University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Lecturer, 1975-6; Assistant Professor, 1976-7)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Outside Evaluator for Core Courses, Hong Kong Baptist University

Outside Evaluator, Philosophy Department, Hong Kong University, 2009-2012

Elected Vice-President, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, 2006-2007; President, 2007-2008

Editorial Board Member: History of Philosophy Quarterly (2010-present)

Editorial Board Member: Apeiron (2000-present)

Editorial Board Member: Journal of Ethics (1996-present)

Editorial Board Member: Philosophical Studies book series, Springer Publishing (1994-present; formerly Kluwer Academic Publishing)

Program Committee Member, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division (1999-present; Vice-chair, 2001-2; Chair, 2002-3)

Executive Committee Member, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, 2002-3, 2006-8).

Committee Member, Division of Education, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1994; Panelist, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1994.

Philosophy Program Chair, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1994-5; Associate Philosophy Program Chair, 1993-4.

Session Chair, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meetings: 1988, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006; Western (Central) Division Meetings: 1985, 1996.

Editorial Board Member: Utopian Studies (1990)

Society for Utopian Studies Steering Committee 1979-89; Publication Committee and Proceedings Editor, 1986-90; Conference Chair, 1981.

MEMBERSHIPS:

American Philosophical Association, American Philological Association, International Plato Society, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy,  Classical Association of the Middle West and South