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Reeve, C. D. C. 1948-

Works: 34 works in 226 publications in 2 languages and 11,733 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator for written text
Classifications: B430, 171.3
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Most widely held works by C. D. C Reeve
Philosopher-kings : the argument of Plato's Republic by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reeve's classic work provides an interpretation of Republic that makes a case for the coherence of Plato's argument
Socrates in the Apology : an essay on Plato's Apology of Socrates by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practices of reason : Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practices of Reason is an exploration of the epistemological, metaphysical, and psychological foundations of the Nicomachean Ethics. In a striking reversal of current orthodoxy, Professor Reeve argues that scientific-knowledge (episteme) is possible in ethics, that dialectic and understanding (nous) play essentially the same role in ethics as in an Aristotelian science, and that the distinctive role of practical wisdom (phronesis) is to use the knowledge of universals provided by science, dialectic, and understanding so as to best promote happiness (eudaimomia) in particular circumstances and to ensure a happy life. Turning to happiness itself, the author develops a new account of Aristotle's views on ends and functions, exposing their twofold nature. He argues that the activation of theoretical wisdom is primary happiness, and that the activation of practical wisdom - when it is for the sake of primary happiness - is happiness of a secondary kind. He concludes with an account of the virtues of character, external goods, and friends, and their place in the happy life. The book will be of interest to all those who have unanswered questions about the central arguments, concepts, and presuppositions of the Nicomachean Ethics
Readings in ancient Greek philosophy : from Thales to Aristotle by S. Marc Cohen( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fourth Edition features a completely revamped and expanded unit on the Presocratics and Sophists that draws on the wealth of new scholarship published on these fascinating thinkers over the past decade or more. At the core of this unit, as ever, are the fragments themselves - but now in thoroughly revised and, in some cases, new translations by Richard McKirahan and Patricia Curd, among them those of the recently published Derveni Papyrus. --from back cover
Love's confusions by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging from Plato, who wrote so eloquently on the subject, to writers as diverse as Shakespeare, Proust, Forster, Beckett, Huxley, Lawrence, and Larkin, Reeve brings the vast resources of Western literature and philosophy to bear on the question of love. As he explores the origins of Western thought on the subject, he also turns to the origins of individual experience - the relationship of mother and child, the template of all possible permutations of love - and to the views of such theorists as Freud, Melanie Klein, and Carol Gilligan. At the same time, he uses the story of the prototypical absent father, Odysseus, to demonstrate the importance of reconciling a desire for tenderness with a desire for strength if we are to make the most of love's potentials."
Action, contemplation, and happiness : an essay on Aristotle by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The notion of practical wisdom is one of Aristotle's greatest inventions. It has inspired philosophers as diverse as Martin Heidegger, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Elizabeth Anscombe, Michael Thompson, and John McDowell. Now a leading scholar of ancient philosophy offers a challenge to received accounts of practical wisdom by situating it in the larger context of Aristotle's views on knowledge and reality. That happiness is the end pursued by practical wisdom is commonly agreed. What is disputed is whether happiness is to be found in the practical life of political action, in which we exhibit courage, temperance, and other virtues of character, or in the contemplative life, where theoretical wisdom is the essential virtue. C.D.C. Reeve argues that the dichotomy is bogus, that these lives are in fact parts of a single life, which is the best human one. In support of this view, he develops innovative accounts of many of the central notions in Aristotle's metaphysics, epistemology, and psychology, including matter and form, scientific knowledge, dialectic, educatedness, perception, understanding, political science, practical truth, deliberation, and deliberate choice. These accounts are based directly on freshly translated passages from many of Aristotle's writings. Action, Contemplation, and Happiness is an accessible essay not just on practical wisdom but on Aristotle's philosophy as a whole."--Jacket
Aristotle on practical wisdom : Nicomachean ethics VI by Aristoteles( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Substantial knowledge : Aristotle's metaphysics by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aristotle's theory of substance is commonly viewed nowadays as an inconsistent amalgam of different accounts, developed at different times." "In a clear and engaging style, C.D.C. Reeve's groundbreaking new book challenges this received view. Through careful analysis of passages drawn from dozens of works, it shows how Aristotle's metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and theology work together to constitute a unified solution to a single fundamental, and hitherto inadequately appreciated, problem about substance."--Jacket
The trials of Socrates : six classic texts by Plato( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lampooned in 406 B.C.E. in a blistering Aristophanic satire, Socrates was tried in 399 B.C.E. on a charge of corrupting the youth, convicted by a jury of about five hundred of his peers, and condemned to death. Glimpsed today through the extant writings of his contemporaries and near-contemporaries, he remains for us as compelling, enigmatic, and elusive a figure as Jesus or Buddha. Although present-day (like ancient Greek) opinion on the real Socrates diverges widely, six classic texts that any informed judgment of him must take into account appear together, for the first time, in this volume. Those of Plato and Xenophon appear in new, previously unpublished translations that combine accuracy, accessibility, and readability; that of Aristophanes' Clouds offers these same qualities in an unbowdlerized translation that captures brilliantly the bite of Aristophanes' wit. An Introduction to each text and judicious footnotes provide crucial background information and important cross-references.--Publisher's description
Women in the academy : dialogues on themes from Plato's Republic by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reeves (philosophy, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) wrote and presented these dialogues as part of a humanities course at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. The dialogues, which touch on many of the philosophical themes of Plato's Republic, take place between the two women students reputed to be members of Plato's Academy and Plato, their fellow students, and Aristotle
Plato on love : Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with selections from Republic, Laws by Plato( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.S. Hutchinson, and C.D.C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love."--Jacket
Blindness and reorientation : problems in Plato's Republic by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.D.C. Reeve develops a powerful new account of the age-old argument over whether the just are happier than the unjust drawing from a new understanding of Plato's conception of philosophy
A Plato reader : eight essential dialogues by Plato( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Plato Reader offers eight of Plato's best-known works-- Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium, Phaedrus, and Republic --unabridged, expertly introduced and annotated, and in widely admired translations by C.D.C. Reeve, G.M.A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff
Introductory readings in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy by C. D. C Reeve( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This concise anthology of primary sources designed for use in an ancient philosophy survey ranges from the Presocratics to Plato, Aristotle, the Hellenistic philosophers, and the Neoplatonists." "The second edition features an amplified selection of Presocratic fragments in newly revised translations by Richard D. McKirahan." "Also included is an expansion of the Hellenistic unit, feature new selections from Lucretius and Sextus Empiricus as well as a new translation, by Peter J. Anderson, of most of Seneca's De Providentia. The selections from Plotinus have also been expanded."--Back cover
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Socrates in the Apology : an essay on Plato's Apology of Socrates
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Reeve, C. D.

Reeve, C. D. C.

Reeve C. D. C. 1948-....

Reeve, Charles D. C. 1948-

Reeve, Charles David Chanel 1948-

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Socrates in the Apology : an essay on Plato's Apology of SocratesPractices of reason : Aristotle's Nicomachean ethicsReadings in ancient Greek philosophy : from Thales to AristotleLove's confusionsSubstantial knowledge : Aristotle's metaphysicsThe trials of Socrates : six classic textsWomen in the academy : dialogues on themes from Plato's RepublicPlato on love : Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with selections from Republic, LawsIntroductory readings in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy