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In Praise of Plato

The Hellenic Professional Society of Texas presents the lecture

 

IN PRAISE OF PLATO 

 

BY PROFESSOR DEBORAH NAILS

 

FEB. 5TH 7PM AT THE HCCSW

 

Professor Nails is the author of The People of Plato:  A Prosopography of Plato and Other Socratics (Hackett 2002); Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy(Springer 1995), and articles on ancient Greek philosophy, especially Plato, Spinoza, academic freedom and due process, and feminist philosophy. She is co-editor with J. H. Lesher and Frisbee Sheffield of Plato’s Symposium: Issues in Interpretation and Reception (Harvard 2006); co-editor with Abner Shimony of Naturalistic Epistemology: A Symposium of Two Decades (Reidel 1987); and co-editor with Marjorie Grene of Spinoza and the Sciences (Reidel 1986), the latter two in the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science series. She is committed to procedural justice in the academy: she currently serves on the American Association of University Professors Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, and previously served as chair of the AAUP Committee on Professional Ethics, and chair of the American Philosophical Association Committee for the Defense of Professional Rights of Philosophers.  In July of 2013, she became Book Review Editor for the Journal of the History of Philosophy.

 

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