Roscoe Davis

Ashley Hall

My dissertation, The Ethics of Probable Reasoning in the Greek Enlightenment, focused on ancient Greek concepts of probability and arguments from probability, arguments which Plato disparaged in the context of rhetoric but used extensively in his philosophical speculations. I spent two years as Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at the College of Charleston, but I have spent the bulk of my career at Ashley Hall, an all-girls school in Charleston, South Carolina, where I have long taught Classics (Latin and Greek) and a year-long seminar, Philosophy and Myth. In the first semester of this course we focus on the Pre-Socratics, Thucydides,…

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