Christopher Bobonich

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    Name:Christopher Bobonich
    Title:Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of Philosophy
    Department:Philosophy
    Additional Appointments:Courtesy Professor Classics Department
    Stanford Philosophy Department Member:Yes
    Areas of Specialization:Ancient Greek philosophy
    Office Number (physical):100 102H
    Office Hours:Wednesday 10-12
    Research InterestsI work on topics in Greek ethics, political theory, psychology and related issues in epistemology and metaphysics. I’m currently working on a project about the relations between knowledge and action in Plato and Aristotle.
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    Some Recent Publications


    Books

    Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide ed. C. Bobonich
    (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

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    Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: from Socrates to Plotinus
    edd. C. Bobonich and P. Destrée, Brill (2007).

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    Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics. Oxford University Press (2002). Paperback published 2004.

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    Articles and Reviews

    "Socrates and Eudaimonia" in The Cambridge Companion to Socrates, ed. D. Morrison (Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 293-332.

    "Images of Irrationality" in Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide ed. C. Bobonich (Cambridge University Press, 2010), p. 149-171.

    “Nicomachean Ethics VII.7: Akrasia and Self-Control” in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Book VII (Proceedings of the 2005 Symposium Aristotelicum) Oxford University Press, (2009), pp. 130-56.

    "Plato's Politics" in Oxford Handbook on Plato, ed. G. Fine, Oxford University Press, (2008), pp. 311-335.

    "Plato on Akrasia and Knowing Your Own Mind" in Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: from Socrates to Plotinus in eds. C. Bobonich and P. Destrée, Brill (2007), pp. 41-60.

    "Why Should Philosophers Rule? Plato's Laws and Aristotle's Protrepticus," Social Philosophy & Policy 24:2, (2007), 153-175. Reprinted in Freedom, Reason, and the Polis: Essays in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy, eds. D. Keyt and F. Miller, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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