database of the works of Plato and Aristotle (and
other philosophers, too! You must be a UW Student, Faculty,
or Staff to use this database.)
David K. Knox - email@example.com
of Ancient Philosophy
Marc Cohen - firstname.lastname@example.org
Socrates and Plato:
Paleography is the study and scholarly
interpretation of ancient written documents.
Philosophy in the News
New York Times Book Review
(September 28, 1997) of ''The Fire Within
the Eye,'' by David Park, a history of light: this
book has a lot about ancient physical theories
of matter, light, etc., and includes discussions
of Thales, Empedocles, Democritus, and
Aristotle. The author, David Park (a
physicist, not a philosopher or an historian),
is sometimes wrong about the details, but he is
seldom uninteresting. (Read the first
chapter of ''The Fire Within the
Lyceum Found? Read all about it.
of Empedocles Found? Said to date from
first century BCE.
Managing Editor: Stephen
indexed below were given at the Twentieth World Congress of
Philosophy, in Boston, Massachusetts from August 10-15, 1998.
Additional papers may be added to this section as electronic
versions are aquired and formatted for the archive. These
papers will be listed for a period of time at the What's