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    A New Interpretation of the Noble Lie
    Plato Journal 21. 2021.
    “Could we contrive one noble lie?” implies there is one noble lie. The Autochthony Claim and the Hierarchical Claim follow. The article argues the former is the “one” noble lie. It argues the claims are both normative and descriptive propositions; both descriptively true about worldly polities in Plato’s day and historically. While the Hierarchical Claim is normatively true of the Best City, the Autochthony Claim is normatively false. The article offers a tentative explanation why jointly they c…Read more
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    A New Interpretation of the Noble Lie
    Plato Journal 21 71-85. 2021.
    “Could we contrive one noble lie?” implies there is one noble lie. The Autochthony Claim and the Hierarchical Claim follow. The article argues the former is the “one” noble lie. It argues the claims are both normative and descriptive propositions; both descriptively true about worldly polities in Plato’s day and historically. While the Hierarchical Claim is normatively true of the Best City, the Autochthony Claim is normatively false. The article offers a tentative explanation why jointly they c…Read more
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    Kennington’s Descartes and Eddington’s “Two Tables”
    Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 11 (2): 111-121. 1986.
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    An Argument Against Slavery in the Republic
    Dialogue 55 (2): 219-244. 2016.
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