Readership: Students and scholars of ancient philosophy.
Jonathan Barnes, Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Emeritus
Jonathan Barnes was educated at the City of London School and at Balliol College. For 25 years he taught at Oxford, being a Fellow first of Oriel and then of Balliol. He then spent eight years at the University of Geneva, before becoming Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the Sorbonne. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His many publications include The Ontological Argument (Macmillan, 1972); Aristotle's Posterior Analytics (Clarendon Press, 2nd edition
1993); Aristotle (OUP, 1982); The Complete Works of Aristotle (Princeton UP, 1984); and Truth, etc. (Clarendon Press, 2007); with J. Annas, The Modes of Scepticism (CUP, 1985); Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin, 1987); The Toils of Scepticism (CUP, 1990); The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle (CUP, 1995); and Porphyry: Introduction (Clarendon Press, 2003). He lives in France.
1: Ancient philosophers
2: The history of philosophy
3: Philosophy within quotation marks?
4: Anglophone attitudes
5: Brentano's Aristotle
6: Heidegger in the cave
7: 'There was an old person from Tyre'
8: The Presocratics in context
9: Argument in ancient philosophy
10: Philosophy and dialectic
11: Aristotle and the methods of ethics
13: An introduction to Aspasius
14: Parmenides and the Eleatic One
15: Reason and necessity in Leucippus
16: Plato's cyclical argument
17: Death and the philosopher
18: Aristotelian arithmetic
19: The principle of plenitude
20: 'Aristotle's opinion concerning destiny and what is up to us'
21: 'Belief is up to us'
22: The same again: the Stoics and eternal recurrence
23: Bits and pieces
24: Partial wholes
25: 'Drei Sonnen sahe ich': Syrianus and astronomy
26: Immaterial causes