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    • Aberration and criminality in Senecan tragedy 

      Payne, Matthew (2018-12-07) - Thesis
      This thesis tackles the pervasiveness of aberration in Senecan tragedy. Aberration infects all aspects of the drama, and it is deeply entwined with Senecan criminality. In my introduction, I define my terminology of the ...
    • Chrysippus on the beautiful : studies in a Stoic conception of aesthetic properties 

      Celkyte, Aiste (2014) - Thesis
      This thesis is dedicated to exploring the ways in which Chrysippus, the third head of the Stoic philosophical school, employed beauty terms (especially to kalon) in his arguments, and what conceptualisation of aesthetic ...
    • Immortality in Empedocles 

      Long, Alex (2017-01) - Journal article
      The paper examines Empedocles’ attributions of immortality. I argue that Empedocles does not withhold immortality from the gods but rather has an unorthodox conception of what immortality is. Immortality does not mean, or ...
    • Interpretandi scientia : an intellectual history of Roman jurisprudence in the early Empire 

      Wibier, Matthijs H. (2014-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis proposes a new model of situating Roman jurisprudence in the intellectual world of the Early Empire. Moving away from the traditional question as to the relationship between law and philosophy, I take a wider ...
    • Love and madness in Plato's Phaedrus 

      Fan, Li (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
      The central thesis of the dissertation is that in the Phaedrus philosophy is presented as a kind of madness in a strict sense, that is to say, the claim is not that philosophy is necessarily unappreciated by the many, hence ...
    • Madness in Socratic philosophy : Xenophon, Plato and Epictetus 

      Shelton, Matthew James (2019-06-27) - Thesis
      My central claim is that three Socratic philosophers, Xenophon, Plato and Epictetus, engage with views presented as non-philosophical in their discussions of madness, and this engagement, which has not been sufficiently ...
    • Myth and argument in Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic, and Phaedo 

      Fossati, Manlio (2016-05) - Thesis
      Myth and Argument in Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic, and Phaedo investigates the role played by eschatological myth in the arguments of Plato’s Phaedrus, Republic and Phaedo. It argues that a reconsideration of the agenda ...