26Allan Gotthelf , Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology . Reviewed byPhilosophy in Review 33 (5): 371-373. 2013.
38Methodology in Socrates' Examination of the SlaveDialogue 50 (3): 443-467. 2011.ABSTRACT: I argue that Socrates employs both elenchus and the method of hypothesis in the examination of the slave. I show that the elenchus is a necessary step of the inquiry. Being reduced to ignorance, Socrates tacitly uses the method of hypothesis to move the slave from ignorance to correct opinion. I tease this out from the questions Socrates asks. Although the method of hypothesis begins from a question distinct from elenchus, the solution to the problem leads the slave to answer the origi…Read more
Old Dominion UniversityDepartment of Philosophy & Religious StudiesLecturer
University of Georgia
Department of Philosophy
Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
Areas of Specialization
|Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy|